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Centre for Languages and Literature

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Diversity of the World's Languages

SASH26

Course code: SASH26
Swedish title: Diversity of the World's Languages
ECTS credits: 7.5

Semester:

NB! The course is not given this semester. The information below was about spring 2018. The course is also given spring 2019. Choose semester above for more information!

Study period: spring 2018
Type of studies: part time, day
Study period: 2018-03-19 – 2018-06-03
Language of instruction: English
Eligibility: General requirements for university studies in Sweden
Application code: LU-74641

Introductory meeting: 2018-03-26 at 13.15 – 15.00: LUX:B237

Teachers: Arthur Holmer

Description

This course focusses on questions that arise in the study of global diversity that characterises language structure and use. The course will deal with questions such as:

  • How many languages are there in the world?
  • How do new languages arise?
  • How and why do languages change?
  • Why do languages die?
  • What does it mean to say that two languages are related?
  • How much do languages have in common? How much do languages differ?
  • What is typical for languages from different parts of the world?

Admission Requirements

General.

Important dates – Spring semester 2019

Second Admission Round / Nationell ansökningsomgång

Dagtid Lund, halvfart 50%
In English
25 mars 2019 – 9 juni 2019

Stängd för anmälan

How to apply

Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods: October–January for autumn semester and June–August for spring semester.

Extended application deadline

Sometimes the application deadline is extended for a specific programme or course. In these cases you will find the message "open for late application" by the programme/course information on universityadmissions.se. You apply with the usual application steps. As long as this message is showing, it is possible to apply, but late applications are processed in order of date, so it is still important to apply as soon as possible. Please note that if the programme/course does not have an extended deadline, it is not possible to apply late.

First or Second Admission Round?

All international students are encouraged to apply to the First admission round. This round takes place many months before the start of a semester and gives students the time they need to pay their tuition fees, apply for and receive their residence permit (if required), find housing, etc.

The Second admission round is an alternative for students from EU/EEA countries as they do not need a residence permit. Non-EU/EEA students will most likely not have enough time to obtain their permit before the start of the semester. However, even EU/EEA students are advised to apply during the First admission round, as some programmes can be applied for only in the January round. Also, this provides applicants with an admission decision much earlier, which is helpful in making decisions about their studies.

Tuition Fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Full course tuition fee: SEK 12 500
First payment: SEK 12 500
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Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.

Read more about tuition fees, payments and exemptions

EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.

Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions