This Master's level course in Linguistics provides knowledge of classical and modern linguistic typology.
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.
Checklist for admitted students
Activate your university account
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Register at your department
Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.
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Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.
Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.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!
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
You will find contact details and more information on our website ling.su.se/english
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.
Find your way on campus
Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.
For new international students
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.
The course is based om lectures, seminars and presentations.
The course is examined through written assignments and oral presentations.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
Student affairs office, Departement of Linguistics
Södra huset, C 378
Visiting hours for students
Thursdays 9.00-11.00 and 13.00-16.00
+46 8 16 23 47
Director of Studies
+46 8 16 34 88