Taught course

Language Sciences

Ca'Foscari University of Venice · Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. If the language of specialisation is not English, a certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required. Students who do not attest the knowledge at enrolment will be required to verify it before graduation.

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Months of entry


Course content

Curricula available

Double/Joint Degree

European Joint Master’s Degree in English Linguistics with Otto-Friedrich Universität - Bamberg (Germany); Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria); Pécsi Tudományegyetem - Pécs (Hungary); Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France).

Access: call for applications

Access to the programme

Unlimited entry, with evaluation of minimum curricular requirements (quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 6 places, among which 1 is reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme).

Special admission requirements are established for the English Linguisticscurriculum: access is only possible through a selection.

Learning outcomes

This Second Cycle Degree Programme will provide advanced linguistic and cultural knowledge, analytical skills in the chosen foreign language as well as the necessary ability to interact with multidisciplinary and multicultural research groups.

According to their plan of study, students will acquire specific know-how in the historic, diachronic evolution of the language they choose, in the issues and tools concerning the teaching of Italian language, in the experimental phonetics and physics of acoustic (XML language, heuristic methods and accessibility indicators), in the linguistic tools to analyze language disorders and deafness, in the analysis of language and in the English language, culture and literature.

Languages available:

Albanian, Arabic, Czech, English, Hebrew, French, German, modern Greek, Italian Sign Language (LIS), Polish, Portuguese and Brazilian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish.

For further information

Degree programme website: www.unive.it/cdl/lm5 [IT] or www.unive.it/pag/10964

Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies:www.unive.it/dep.dslcc

How to apply: apply.unive.it/

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

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