For general information and formalities about this course of study, visit the central page about the study programme. This page deals with the structure of the programme.
The study programme (120 ECTS credit points in total) consists of 7 modules.
The modules 1, 2, and 7 (pictured dark blue, 54 ECTS credit points) make up the shared area, which is independent of the specialisation you choose. Here, all students have the same variety of classes to pick from.
The modules 3, 4, 5, and 6 (pictured light blue, 66 ECTS credit points) make up the area of specialisation. Here, the variety of classes students can pick from can depend on the specialisation they have chosen. In module 6, you can complete coursework during a semester abroad indepently of the specialisation you have chosen.
Possible areas of specialisation are:
- General Linguistics
- English Linguistics
- German / Germanic Linguistics
- Romance Languages and Linguistics
- Slavic Languages and Linguistics
In the following tabs, you find sample syllabi of courses that have been held in the past or that are planned for the future. Keep in mind that they are only examples. You can find the current course catalogue on ZEuS.
Sample courses in module 1
Sample courses in module 2
For the slot “statistics”
For the slot “experimental methods”
For the slot “automatic text processing”
Sample courses in module 3
These courses may vary from semester to semester.
- “Matrix and Embedding Contexts: Semantic and Pragmatic Issues” by Prof. Romero (for all areas of specialisation)
- “Satztypen und Satzformen im Französischen” by Prof. Kaiser (if your area of specialisation is Romance linguistics)
- “Speech Perception” by Prof. Rathcke (e.g. if your area of specialisation is general linguistics, English linguistics or German linguistics)
Sample courses in module 4
For the slot “diachrony”
- “Early Modern English: Emerging Voices, 1500–1800” by Prof. Walkden (if your area of specialisation is English linguistics)
For the slot “variation”
- “Comparative aspects of Possessive Constructions” by Dr. Rehn (if your area of specialisation is German linguistics)
- “Sprachpolitik – Language Policy” by Prof. Kupisch (e.g. if your area of specialisation is Romance or general linguistics)
Sample courses in module 5
- “Pragmatik III: Höflichkeit und Honorifikation” by Prof. Eckardt (e.g. if your area of specialisation is German or general linguistics)
- “Multilingual Brain and Cognition” by Prof. Marinis et al.
- “Sprachimperialismus in Mittelost- und Osteuropa” by Prof. Brehmer (e.g. if your area of specialisation is Slavic linguistics)
- “Slavisch-germanische Sprachkontakte” by Prof. Brehmer (e.g. if your area of specialisation is Slavic linguistics)