Languages and language subjects

Courses and programmes in more than 20 languages and theoretically oriented language subjects. We offer more than 250 courses and five programmes.

Our Courses and Programmes

If you want to study at our Department, you can choose between elective courses and following a specific program. The Department of Linguistics and Philology offers more than 250 elective courses offering you the ability to create a Bachelor Degree perfectly tailored to your individual interests. You can combine courses offered at our department with courses offered at other departments and even other universities both within Sweden and around the world. It may be helpful to review the Degree requirements and find out which Major and Minor subjects are available.

Our department offers one Bachelor programme (taught in Swedish): Oriental Studies. At the advanced level we offer the Master Programme in Language Technology, and Master's Programme in Turkic Studies, which are both taught in English.

We also offer courses in Swedish Bachelor programmes offered by other departments: Archeology and Ancient History, Languages, Speech and Language Pathology,  and Upper Secondary School Teacher Education.

In addition to these Bachelor programmes, we offer courses taught in English within the Master Programme in Languages.

Study Abroad

Would you like to study abroad? As a student at our Department, you have the opportunity to study one or two terms at one of our partner universities. We work with the Erasmus+ Programme within Europe but also have several agreements with universtities outside of Europe, such as Iran or China.

Study Abroad

Doctoral Studies

At the Department of Linguistics and Philology we offer third cycle studies (Doctoral studies) in nine subject areas.

Doctoral studies will enable you to become an expert in your area, work independently and think critically.

You will develop both practical and theoretical skills and will have a broad knowledge in your subject. Doctoral studies will prepare you for qualified work tasks in trade and industry, public management and higher education.

How does one apply for admission to doctoral studies?

The research school Early Languages, Digital Philology (DigPhil) is a cooperation between the universities of Lund, Stockholm and Uppsala funded by the Swedish Research Council 2023-2027.

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Last modified: 2023-03-08