The MA programme General Linguistics

Short description

The master's programme in General Linguistics in Bamberg can be studied full-time or part-time, equivalent to a two-year full-time course of study with a total of 120 ECTS credit points. The programme can be studied as a general degree in linguistics, or in combination with a regional focus offered in Bamberg (e.g. Romance languages, Languages of the Middle East and Caucasus). It is especially tailored for graduates with a focus on linguistics in their first degrees. The core part of the program is taught in English. Linguistics in Bamberg is primarily empirically oriented. Students are encouraged to work on actual language data, from a wide variety of different languages, in particular lesser-known languages and varieties.

Structure of the programme

DegreeMaster of Arts
Anticipated course duration4 semesters
Begin of academic programWinter or summer semester
Enrollment statusFull-time or part-time possible

Further information on programme structure and admission


Principle instructors

Geoffrey Haig

Stefan Schnell

Laurentia Schreiber