Language and Geography, 7.5 credits

About the education

The course provides advanced knowledge of human languages from a geographical perspective. The course discusses the spread and location of modern languages, languages in different geographical entities such as continents, countries, and cities, areal phenomena and the concept Sprachbund, and how nature and culture can be considered to affect language. The course also introduces geographical information systems (GIS) and tools for creating language maps.

Subject: Linguistics

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Area of interest: Language and Linguistics

Languages open doors to other cultures, experiences, business contacts and collaboration between countries. At Stockholm University you can study nearly 30 different languages. You can also delve into more theoretical subjects such as Linguistics and Bilingualism.

Language and Linguistics studies can lead to a large variety of professions within teaching, research and industry, the public sector, trade and tourism, and other areas.

Department responsible for education

Department of Linguistics