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Program Information

Program Name: Certificate of Specialization in Linguistics
Alternate Name: Certificat de spécialisation en lingusitique
Program Homepage:
Institution: University of Geneva
Address: Department of linguistics
5, rue de Candolle
City: Genève
Zip/Postal Code: 1204
Country: Switzerland
Application Deadline: April 30, 2014 (Feb. 28 for applicants requiring a visa)
Contact Person: Ur Shlonsky, Prof.

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Phone: +41 22 379 70 30
Fax: + 41 22 379 79 31
Linguistic Subfield(s): Computational Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: The Department of Linguistics in Geneva offers a 1-year (30 ECTS credits) graduate program in Linguistics to students who hold an MA degree in Linguistics or an equivalent diploma. Courses are in English and French.
The program has three components:
(a) Methods of analysis (6 credits)
We offer three accelerated introductory or 'update” courses in the areas of specialization in the department, namely Syntax, Pragmatics and Computational Linguistics. Students are required to take two out of three courses.
(b) Specialization (12 credits)
2 seminars.
(c) Research (12 credits)
Attendance and active participation in the departmental research seminars and the submission of a 25-page research paper. .

For the precise syllabus, list of courses offered and other information, please consult the web page.
Available Financial Aid: Some financial assistance is available.
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