Master of Arts 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

Embark on a dynamic journey of linguistic exploration with our interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Linguistics program. By seamlessly blending insights from German studies, English studies, Romance studies, intercultural communications, and multilingualism research, we empower students to delve into the intricate tapestry of language. Designed for graduates of linguistics or philology, our research-oriented curriculum spans the breadth of synchronic and diachronic linguistics.

At the heart of our program lies the fusion of theoretical prowess with empirical methodologies, fostering a holistic approach to linguistic inquiry. Through hands-on research projects, students hone their ability to navigate diverse linguistic landscapes with agility and precision. Our inclusive module offerings ensure accessibility to linguistics irrespective of language proficiency or specialization, enabling students to chart their academic journey with boundless possibilities.


Elevate your linguistic expertise to international standards and unlock a myriad of professional opportunities with our Master of Arts in Linguistics program. Beyond scholarly pursuits, our program equips graduates for diverse career paths, spanning education, cultural management, journalism, media, communications, and beyond.

Harnessing the power of language, our graduates thrive in roles across various sectors, from education and cultural management to journalism, media, and international relations. With the ability to navigate linguistic complexities and cultural nuances, our alumni are poised to make meaningful contributions to a globalized world.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • Proficiency in German language (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1)
  • Minimum grade of 3.0 or local equivalent
  • Minimum of 36 ECTS credits for modules with a linguistic focus
  • Specific modules in linguistic description levels and language history/variationist linguistics
  • Theories, models, and methods in linguistics
  • Language history and variationist linguistics/dialectology
  • Additional elective courses in linguistics and related fields

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Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni have forged successful careers in diverse fields, from academia and research to media, communications, and international relations. With a solid foundation in linguistic theory and practical research skills, our graduates are sought after for their versatility, adaptability, and cross-cultural competency.

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