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Linguistic Typology

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

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. 


    The course is examined through written assignments and oral presentations.


    Bernhard Wälchli

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • 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
    +46 8 16 23 47

    Director of Studies

    Sofia Gustafson-Capková
    +46 8 16 34 88