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Linguistic Typology

  • 7.5 credits

This Master's level course in Linguistics provides knowledge of classical and modern linguistic typology.

Information for admitted students Autumn 2020

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.
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Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.

IMPORTANT

Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Information from the department - courses

Welcome to the Department of Linguistics!

Registration

All students at Stockholm University must register prior to every semester. Registration will be open in August and you will find more information on our website ling.su.se/english.
Note! If you are conditionally accepted to a course, you need to prove your eligibility with the required documents.

Education online Autumn 2020

Due to the Corona pandemic, our courses will be given online this fall. Exceptions are made for a few courses that will have certain elements on campus. Read more

Contact

You will find contact details and more information on our website ling.su.se/english

Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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The focus of this course is the study of human language in which cross-linguistic comparisons are central. The course also provides a broad introduction to current topics in the field and practical experience in data collection and analysis in typological research.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    The course is based om lectures, seminars and presentations. 

    Assessment

    The course is examined through written assignments and oral presentations.

    Examiner

    Bernhard Wälchli

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    Student affairs office, Departement of Linguistics

    Södra huset, C 378
    Visiting hours for students
    Tuesdays 9.00-10.00
    Wednesdays 13.00-15.00
    Thursdays 9.00-11.00 and 13.00-16.00

    exp@ling.su.se
    +46 8 16 23 47

    Director of Studies

    Sofia Gustafson-Capková
    ma@ling.su.se
    +46 8 16 34 88