MA in Philology – Empirical Linguistics and Language Documentation


Area of Studies

languages and philological sciences



Degree (in English)

MA in Modern Languages

  • English
Course Duration

2 years (four semesters)

ECTS points



Adam Mickiewicz University Institute of Linguistics

Tuition and Other Fees

Tuition per year
Students from Poland and EU: free
International students: 2 500 Euro

Application Deadline(s)

Please, contact the unit

Course Description

Course Profile

The MA programme in Empirical Linguistics and Language Documentation is intended for students with a genuine interest in languages and linguistics. It provides knowledge and skills necessary for documenting languages according to 21st century standards as well as access to research methods in empirical linguistics and their application in various fields of practice. The teachers in this programme are experienced researchers working at the Institute of Linguistics and the Chair of Oriental Studies, within the Faculty of Modern Languages and Literatures. Previous cooperation among members of the staff includes the development of an educational website teaching about linguistic diversity and language documentation ( and the compilation of a data base presenting lesser used languages that constitute Poland’s linguistic heritage (

Education Requirements

BA, MA, or other diploma, preferably in Modern Languages or related programmes, but graduates of other programmes may also apply. Very good knowledge of English (level B2/C1 according to the European Framework).


Institute of Linguistics, e-mail:
Prof. Nicole Nau, e-mail:
Phone: +48 61 829 3663
Fax: +48 61 829 3662
Adam Mickiewicz University
Institute of Linguistics
Al. Niepodległości 4
PL-61-874 Poznan, Poland