Best Masters Programs in Language Studies in Europe 2019
A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.
The aim of the program is to produce graduates who are specialists in English philology - proficient users of English (C2 in the Common European Framework of Reference fo
The consecutive (follow-on) Master's degree program "English Philology" is the English-language version of the degree program "Anglická filologie"; it follows on from the Bachelor degree program of the same name. The aim of the program is to produce graduates who are specialists in English philology - proficient users of English (C2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) with a solid knowledge of English linguistics and a deep knowledge of the literature and culture of English-speaking countries, who are aware of the professional literature in these fields and other information resources.
Graduates of the two-year consecutive (follow-on) Master's degree have a wide range of competencies in philological disciplines. Their knowledge demonstrates a qualitative and quantitative development of the theoretical knowledge, thinking and awareness gained as part of their previous Bachelor's studies of English philology. Courses in disciplines such as linguistic pragmatics, text linguistics, contrastive linguistic analysis, and sociolinguistics enable students to gain a comprehensive overview of the disciplinary landscape. The course in historical grammar gives them insights into the diachronic dimension of language and linguistics, Graduates also gain a deeper knowledge of the literature and culture of Great Britain (Medieval English literature) and the USA (Selected chapters from literature)....
Master in Language Technology (MLT) is a program for students who want to make computers use and understand human language. It will give students a hands-on practical tra
Master in Language Technology
Master in Language Technology (MLT) is a program for students who want to make computers use and understand human language. It will give students a hands-on practical training based on well-grounded theory, enabling them to pursue a specialist career in the area of language technology.
The program is run jointly by Humanities and Information Technology Faculties at University of Gothenburg, and Computer Science at Chalmers University of Technology. Students will also get access to the Centre for Language Technology, an interdisciplinary center where ideas and projects become reality.
Language technology research and teaching in Gothenburg are characterized by a focus on the contribution of theoretical and rule-based approaches appropriately combined with statistical techniques. Students, therefore, receive instruction in linguistic theory as applied to language technology as well as modern approaches to language technology. ...
The Master of Chinese as a Foreign Language/Chinese as a Second Language in the School environment (CLE/CLS) prepares the students for a teaching career in institutional
PRESENTATION OF THE CLE MASTER
The Master of Chinese as a Foreign Language/Chinese as a Second Language in the School environment (CLE/CLS) prepares the students for a teaching career in institutional settings (schools, language centers, cultural services, and embassies). Internships represent a valuable reinforcement to the initial training received in the University of Artois.
This training is orientated towards the request of new audiences of learners in Asia, China, and France (companies, administrations, students’ mobility, and migrant population).
A full distant learning Master is available for French or foreign students who:
Pursue professional development,
Prepare the “CAPES” or the exam for schoolteachers,
Are registered in another formation,
This master’s study program will mostly attract those who are willing to get more profound knowledge in translation and localization methodologies and technologies, as we
This master’s study program will mostly attract thuose who are willing to get more profound knowledge in translation and localization methodologies and technologies, as well as improve their skills in translation technology and management of translation projects.
One of the greatest advantages of this study program is an opportunity to improve written translation skills in different language combinations. Graduates will be able to solve translation and localization issues, acquire skills in Lithuanization of software and texts online, translation of audio-visual media, and use of translation technology for translation, alignment, terminology management and other purposes....
The course aims at offering a theoretical and practical background based on the current global translation market demands. It offers a main core study program combined wi
Course title: Master in Translation and Terminology Studies
Course code: PMTTFTT
Postnominal: M.Trans. (Melit.)
Level of qualification: Second Cycle
National qualifications framework level: Level 7
Duration: 3 Semesters
Mode of attendance: Full-time
Total ECTS credits: 90
The course aims at offering a theoretical and practical background based on the current global translation market demands.
It offers a main core study program combined with a specialization stream. This enables students to develop solid foundations in translation studies in general, while at the same time having the opportunity to focus on one of the three specialization fields offered: audiovisual translation, literary translation and translation for specific purposes. Language combinations shall preferably encompass English, Maltese, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Arabic, and Chinese. In addition to the main compulsory study-units (40 ECTS credits), students are required to register for 20 ECTS credits from one of the following specializations:...
This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost
This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia.
This program aims at preparing graduates for solving complex problems requiring the utilization of philological knowledge and skills in educational organizations, in scientific research centers, in cultural organizations, in advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the area of intercultural communication and in other fields of social and human activity, where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary. Additionally, one of the objectives of the program is to improve practical Russian proficiency up to TRKI 3 (test of Russian as a Foreign Language, C1)....
The programme is designed to provide in-depth knowledge about the culture of Russia. It is aimed at foreign students who have a basic understanding of the history, philos
Best Master Degrees in Language Studies in Europe 2019. Level of education: Master programme
Type of instruction: Full-time
Duration: 2 years
Language of instruction: English
Benefits of the programme
The programme is designed to provide in-depth knowledge about the culture of Russia. It is aimed at foreign students who have a basic understanding of the history, philosophy, culture, and art of Russia.
A unique feature of the programme is the combination of general cultural disciplinary blocks with disciplines aimed at an in-depth study of the foundations of Russian culture. Special attention will be paid to the formation and development of Russian identity, the formation of research methods in the study of Russian culture, and the special character of the Russian mentality.
The programme prepares professionals who are fluent in the history of Russian culture and modern cultural processes taking place in Russia.
The academic programme is designed according to professional standards and employers' opinion on the correlation of graduates' competencies and functions in the field of professional activity.
Main educational courses
Analysis and Criticism of Russian Art: Historiographical Review
Cultural Research in the Contemporary World
Computer Technologies in Cultural Studies
Images of Fate in Russian Culture
Multiculturalism and Multi-Confessionalism as a Fundamental Principle of Russian Culture
Russian and Soviet Everyday Life
The Russian Idea and Projects of Russian Culture
Russian Culture as an Object of Philosophical Reflection
Russian Literature and Literature-Centric Character of Russian Philosophy
Russian Musical Culture
Russian Regionalism: The Dialectics of the Centre and the Periphery
This program is designed for students with a B.A. degree in English or in Humanities. It offers seminars in literary studies, theoretical linguistics, and applied linguis
This program is designed for students with a B.A. degree in English or in Humanities. It offers seminars in literary studies, theoretical linguistics, and applied linguistics. Literary studies focus on British and American literature, cultural studies, and literary theory. Courses in theoretical linguistics cover a variety of approaches to language, ranging from generative and cognitive linguistics to pragmatics and anthropological linguistics. Applied linguistics courses deal with theories and methods of teaching English as a foreign language and with translation studies. The M.A. seminars are accompanied by supplementary courses designed to further students' interests in the chosen field of research and by an advanced academic writing course....
University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)
The subject of the Academic Master programme “Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts” is the study of multilingualism and multiculturalism
The subject of the Academic Master programme “Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts” is the study of multilingualism and multiculturalism and the issues raised by these themes in a society which is today characterized more and more by mobility, migration and diversity. In particular, it focuses on issues of linguistic and cultural diversity which arise among other things in the fields of education, communication and in different institutional and professional contexts. In courses and seminars, multilingualism is likewise an integral part of the forms of exchange between the students. In the philosophy of the programme, multilingualism is considered to be of added value in the building of knowledge....
Russian Studies is a new Master’s programme offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences that aspires to train students to work in Russia and with Russia by providing them w
New programme. First intake in 2019.
Russian Studies is a new Master’s programme offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences that aspires to train students to work in Russia and with Russia by providing them with multifaceted theoretical and applied knowledge about today’s Russia. We train you to unwrap the mysteries of Russia and resolve its riddles.
The programme is intended both for international students who wish to pursue a career requiring knowledge of Russia, and Russians who desire to understand the world of Russia and the country’s role globally.
The Russian Studies programme includes basic courses in political science alongside a wide range of specialized courses on Russian politics, society, economics, and business, as well as communication with Russia and Russians. The programme’s competitive advantage is its multidisciplinary approach: to comprehend Russia, one has to be versed in more than one academic field. The second advantage is its unique faculty team, which includes renowned Russian researchers and practitioners. HSE’s Faculty of Social Sciences constitutes Russia’s largest school of comparative politics and is a home to top experts in Russian regional politics, as well as a number of experts working with Russian government agencies in various fields of public administration....
A two-year postgraduate programme that develops and deepens the knowledge acquired in previous studies. Previous studies in the same field are NOT a requirement.
Master in Anglophone Studies
The Master’s Degree study programme in Anglophone Studies is a two-year programme that develops and deepens the knowledge acquired in previous studies. This interdisciplinary programme is designed as a four-semester curriculum. The language of instruction is English.Master’s programme graduates acquire expertise in selected Anglophone countries. They are knowledgeable in international relations, cultural and historical connections, and the distinctive realities of particular English-speaking countries. They understand the society of these countries as well as their internal and external relations.
Master’s Degree graduates are highly employable in the fields of...
The Music Performance, Diploma of Excellence programme with specialisation options in Composition and Interpretation aims to educate musicians possessing an exceptionally
The Master’s programme in Music, Interpretation Diploma of Excellence aims to educate musicians possessing an exceptionally high level of artistic and professional ability. On completion of the programme, the student must have well-developed knowledge and skills in order to work in a professional capacity in various forms – either as a soloist, a member of an established ensemble or in freely formed groups. The student must also have developed his/her ability for an independent study concerning preparation work for public concerts and performances of concert programmes. The final exam for a Diploma of Excellence consists of a performance as a soloist of a professional orchestra in the region....
The two-year study programme includes the study of literature (e.g. Contemporary American Literature, Old and Middle English Literature) and linguistics (e.g. Syntax, Tex
The two-year study programme includes the study of literature (e.g. Contemporary American Literature, Old and Middle English Literature) and linguistics (e.g. Syntax, Text Analysis and Pragmatics, Stylistics, Historical Grammar, English Dialects). Optional courses, in which students can further specialise, are an integral part of the study.
September – June, 2 years
original or verified copy of the applicant’s BA
diploma supplement (a BA degree in English required)
non-refundable processing fee of EUR 25 (free of any bank charges)
an abstract (1 to 3 pages) of the applicant’s BA thesis in English or any other academic work in English relevant to the field of study to be presented by the applicant directly at the exam
written project (1 to 3 pages) to be presented by the applicant directly at the exam
The course offers students an advanced command of a foreign language, chosen from the following: Albanian, Arabic, Czech, English, French, German, Italian Sign Language (
The Master’s Degree Programme develops advanced linguistic and cultural understanding of the chosen foreign language and the ability to interact with multidisciplinary and multicultural research groups. According to the chosen programme, students will be able to examine in depth: the historic-diachronic evolution of the chosen language (philological/informatic methods for the interpretation and editing of texts); the themes and didactic tools for teaching italian as a foreign language and foreign languages to italians; linguistic tools for the analysis of obstacles to language and the linguistic acquisition in cases of deafness; the formal analysis of language; languages, culture and literature of different phases of their development....
The European Master in Lexicography (EMLex) is an international Master’s degree program (120 ECTS) that has been offered since 2009. Since 2016 the EMLex can be concluded
Would you like to be a part of an internationally renowned master program and educated in the academic field of lexicography?
Then what about becoming a student of the elite study program European Master in Lexicography (EMLex), an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree that offers a highly valuable and worldwide unique education? You will be able to study at different European universities, to establish international academic contacts and to increase your professional opportunities tremendously.
Graduates of the EMLex are highly qualified international experts in research, education, culture, linguistics and information management.
The European Master in Lexicography (EMLex) is an international Master’s degree program (120 ECTS) that has been offered since 2009. Since 2016 the EMLex can be concluded with an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree. It includes a joint summer semester abroad for all students in cooperation with the following universities and institutions:...