LINGUIST List 32.1402

Tue Apr 20 2021

Support: Discipline of Linguistics: PhD, University of Groningen

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 12-Apr-2021
From: Christina Englert <>
Subject: Discipline of Linguistics: PhD, University of Groningen, Netherlands
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Department: Center for Langauge and Cognition / Graduate School for Humanities
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Groningen

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Discipline of Linguistics


The successful applicants are committed to conducting independent and original scientific research, to report on this research in international publications and presentations, and to present the final results of the research in a PhD dissertation. The PhD students participate in local, national and international training activities, including summer schools and conferences, to maximally develop their potential.

As a member of the Graduate School for the Humanities, a PhD candidate may participate in courses, seminars and summer schools organized by Dutch national graduate school Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalkunde (LOT) or by the Groningen Research School of Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN).

Linguistic research in the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen is organized in the Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG), which includes 4 research lines:
- Computational Linguistics
- Discourse and Communication
- Neurolinguistics and Language Development
- Theoretical and Empirical Linguistics.
The proposed PhD research must be closely connected with research currently carried out within one of these research lines. Your intended promotor must be a staff member of CLCG (full professor or associate professor with ius promovendi).
You must ask his approval via this form:
Please see the website of CLCG for additional information on the institute:

Your qualifications are:
- A master's degree in linguistics (or related discipline) with an excellent academic record (GPA: min. 8/10; MA thesis: min. 8/10). A research master (or other two-year master programme is preferred).
- Proven research abilities and affinity with the research topic
- Excellent command of English and good academic writing skills.

The Scholarship is being paid in accordance with the Netherlands taxation scheme; annual indexation.

Information about the legal and financial framework of the PhD scholarship programme can be found here:

Please study the conditions carefully before applying.

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        MA Christina Englert

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