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Research MA in Linguistics
Program Homepage: http://www.hum.uva.nl/graduateschool
Institution: University of Amsterdam
Address: Spuistraat 210
City: Amsterdam
Zip/Postal Code: NL-1098 WB
Country: Netherlands
Application Deadline: April 15
Contact Person: Kees Hengeveld , Prof. Dr

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Phone: +31.20.5253854
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Computational Linguistics
Forensic Linguistics
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): Arabic, Standard
Greek, Ancient
Greek, Modern
Slavic Subgroup
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: This new MA programme is meant for talented students who are interested in conducting research in one of the many areas of linguistics that are studied in the research institutes of the University of Amsterdam. The Research MA in Linguistics offers the opportunity to specialize in a wide range of linguistic subdisciplines and pays serious attention to methodological issues. All courses are taught in English or, in the case of language-specific courses, in the target language. The programme takes two years for selected students with a relevant BA or equivalent, and one year for selected students with a relevant MA or equivalent. Further information about the programmes may be found at http://www.hum.uva.nl/graduateschool or requested from graduateschool@hum.uva.nl.
Available Financial Aid: Since the University of Amsterdam is interested in attracting talented researchers, tuition rates are competitive. For grant possibilities see the programme's website.
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