LINGUIST List 28.3807

Mon Sep 18 2017

Support: Romance; General Linguistics: PhD, Stockholm University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 18-Sep-2017
From: Fanny Forsberg Lundell <>
Subject: Romance; General Linguistics: PhD, Stockholm University, Sweden
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Department: Romance Studies and Classics
Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Stockholm University

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Spanish (spa)


The Department of Romance Studies and Classics is one of the departments at the Faculty of Humanities with about 80 employees and 1,000 students per year. The main research areas are Literature, Romance Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition.

As a PhD student at the Faculty of Humanities you have the opportunity to participate in the Faculty's Doctoral School, which offers themes and courses characterized by interdisciplinarity and cooperation across subject borders. The Doctoral School also gives you the chance to improve the quality of your education thanks to the interchange provided by the community of PhD students from other subjects and departments.

Project description:
The doctoral dissertation will be conducted within the Romance languages for which we offer education at the research level, namely French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish (literature or linguistics).

Qualification requirements:
In order to meet the general entry requirements, the applicant must have completed a second-cycle degree, completed courses equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits, of which 60 credits must be in the second cycle, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere.

In order to meet the specific entry requirements, the general syllabus for doctoral studies in the field of Romance languages stipulates that applicants must meet these requirements:

- the successful candidate has passed advanced level courses of at least 30 ECTS in French, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese including a degree project of at least 15 ECTS.
- the candidate possesses knowledge of English equivalent to at least 550 Credits on a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). This does not apply to students, who have undergone university education where English is one of the entry requirements.

The entry requirements must also be met by persons who acquired corresponding skills within or outside the country.

Applications Deadline: 16-Oct-2017

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Fanny Forsberg Lundell
        Dept: Romance Studies and Classics
        Phone: 0705174810

Page Updated: 18-Sep-2017