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Modern Languages: French Language and Linguistics


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The French Language and Linguistics Master's programme at Leiden University offers a wide array of courses covering theoretical and applied linguistics, including language acquisition, syntax, and semantics. French Language and Linguistics at Leiden University is part of the MA Linguistics specialisation Modern Languages.

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.

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.

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.




Master of Arts


11 months

ECTS credits

Information not available



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 20,900


Application requirements

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Language requirements

IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 20,900
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 15 May '24 1 Apr '24


Leiden University

Main address
Rapenburg 70
2311 EZ Leiden
071 - 5271111

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