Master of Arts Applied Linguistics

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the dynamic intersection of language, society, and communication with our Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics. This interdisciplinary program transcends traditional boundaries, offering a comprehensive exploration of language’s role in diverse contexts, from interpersonal communication to global business. Delve into cutting-edge topics like intercultural communication, second language acquisition, and cognitive processes in translation, all while staying ahead of the curve with insights into current trends and future possibilities in the field. Our active, engaging approach to learning ensures you’re not just studying linguistics — you’re shaping its future.


Expand your horizons and refine your expertise in the multifaceted realm of applied linguistics. Beyond the core modules covering intercultural communication and language processing, you’ll explore advanced topics such as pragmatics, discourse analysis, and cognitive linguistics. Through hands-on research projects supported by state-of-the-art linguistic research facilities, including our Research Center for Empirical Pragmatics, you’ll gain invaluable practical experience. And with access to a vast array of career opportunities spanning academia, publishing, media, and beyond, your journey doesn’t end at graduation — it’s just beginning.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (CEFR level B2)
  • English language proficiency (equivalent to CEFR level C1)
  • Minimum 36 ECTS credits in English Studies modules, with a focus on linguistics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Processing
  • Translation Studies
  • Pragmatics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics

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Future Career Outcomes

Embark on a rewarding career path equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s dynamic job market. Our alumni have secured positions in academia, media, publishing, and beyond, leveraging their expertise in applied linguistics to make meaningful contributions to society. Whether you’re conducting groundbreaking research or shaping language policy on a global scale, the possibilities are endless with a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics.

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