Thursday, January 8, 2009

Clinical Linguistics MA / MSc Student University of Potsdam 2009/2010

Institution/Organization: University of Potsdam
Department: Neurolinguistics
Web Address:

Level: MA / MSc

Specialty Areas: Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics
Clinical Linguistics


The Erasmus Mundus EMCL ('European Masters in Clinical Linguistics')
course is a
15 month full-time interdisciplinary and transnational university
programme at
Masters level. It provides integrated training in theoretical and
neurosciences and psycholinguistics with clinical issues. The aim of
the Masters
Course is to train highly qualified advanced students who are
prepared for research work and Ph.D. programmes in the above fields.

The transnational consortium comprises four universities: Groningen
Joensuu (FI), Milano-Bicocca (IT) and Potsdam (DE). The programme
consists of
three terms: the core courses offered in the first term aim at
providing the
students with general knowledge about the fields mentioned above.
During the
second and third term, the students attend specialised courses. For
the second
term, students may choose to move from their first host university to
one, while all students meet at the University of Potsdam during the
third term.
To finish the programme successfully, the student writes a Masters
thesis and
attends a summer school or conference. All courses are taught in

The EMCL programme is part of the Erasmus Mundus initiative of the
Union, providing an Erasmus Mundus scholarship covering tuition fees
7,500.-), living and travelling costs for non-EU students admitted to
programme (amounting to a total of ? 29,000.-/scholarship). The EMCL-
thus has a strong extra-European profile.
Students from EU-countries may not apply for the Erasmus Mundus
scholarship, but
pay a reduced tuition fee of 2,700.-. Applications from EU students
are highly

Requirement for application is at least three years of higher
education (B.A.,
B.Sc. or equivalent) with an emphasis on linguistics, speech and
pathology, biomedical sciences, psychology or special education.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2009

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
PD Dr. Frank Burchert