Our Department

African and Asiatic languages and cultures, the European classical languages, Linguistics and Computational Linguistics. We offer more than 250 courses and four programmes.

Fields of Study

Our department specializes in languages offering education in more than twenty different languages along with courses in general linguistics and language technology. Students can choose to study courses within the following eleven major subjects: Greek, Greek and Byzantine Studies, Indology, Iranian Languages, Chinese, Latin, General Linguistics, Semitic Languages, Language Technology, Turkish and Turkic Languages.

We also have additional courses in the following minor subjects: Arabic, Aramaic/Syriac, Assyriology, Hebrew, Comparative Indo-European Language Studies, Kurdish, Middle Eastern Studies, Persian, Swahili, Ancient Languages and Cultures.

Research Forums

The department has three affiliated forums, research environments aimed at strengthening the position of a subject at the university. The forums are either directly subordinate to the department or represent a cooperation between a few departments at the university.

In addition to these, there are a few interdisciplinary networks and research environments with a focus on a particular subject area.

Language development projects

Last modified: 2023-09-20