Italian Language and Linguistics

The Master’s in Linguistics specialisation in Italian Language and Linguistics at Leiden University examines the Italian language from typological, historical and sociolinguistic perspectives. During the programme you will gain insights into the dialectal and regional variations of Italian, through courses that cover both theoretical and applied linguistics, and topics that include the use of Italian and Italian dialects. This specialisation is taught entirely in the Italian language, giving you the opportunity to greatly improve your command of the language.

Choose Italian Language and Linguistics at Leiden University:

  • Learn from internationally active researchers who provide enthusiastic support, interaction and supervision, ensuring you get the most from the programme.
  • Build your own curriculum based on your preferred aspects of the Italian language or linguistics with a flexible programme format.
  • Experience the practical side of research with first-hand involvement in the research of your lecturers. All lecturers operate at the highest international levels and are the recipients of important international research grants.
  • Follow courses that build on the linguistic research currently being carried out at the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL), an institute with a long-standing international reputation for excellence.

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Master details

  • This is a specialisation of: Linguistics
  • Degree Master of Arts in Linguistics
  • Mode of study Full-time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Start date September, February
  • Language of instruction Italian
  • Location Leiden
  • Croho/isat code 60815

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