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French Language and Linguistics (MA)

The master’s programme in French Language and Linguistics at Leiden University offers a wide array of courses covering theoretical and applied linguistics, including language acquisition, syntax, and semantics.

Please note: From September 2019 the programme will consist of the following three specialisations in which you will be able to focus on your area of interest:

Study the French language in different contexts

You will have the opportunity to analyse the French language from an academic perspective, as well as in the context of its economic or legal applications. The programme will also provide you with an understanding of how language and people influence each other.

Benefit from our unique expertise

You will be able to learn from the expertise of our dedicated team of active researchers, many of whom have an international reputation and who publish extensively. You will also be able to benefit from the support of close and regular communication between staff and students as well as the programme’s broad network which covers universities in France, the United States and Canada.

Tailor the programme to your interests

The flexible design of the French Language and Linguistics programme means you have the freedom to tailor the curriculum to match your specific interests. You will be able to choose from a range of specialised courses and research topics.

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