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Linguistics Abroad
Immerse yourself in a new and exciting environment while earning UC credit and making rapid progress towards your degree. Among many fascinating topics, you can study morphology, phonology, phonetics, syntax, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics, field methods, and more. Additionally, you can get a practical and deeper understanding of course topics through experience-based research and internships.

Programs for Your Major

Below are featured programs with excellent student reviews, a wide availability of courses and unique academic opportunities in linguistics. These are only a few of the opportunities available to you on UCEAP. For a comprehensive list of programs in your major, see the UCEAP program search under the subject area: linguistics.
 
Australia: University of Melbourne 
 
Sub-disciplines: Field Methods, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Semantics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax, Translation and Interpretation
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Study linguistics in one of the top ranked schools in Australia. Melbourne's strengths include endangered languages of the Indo-Pacific, cross-cultural communication, syntactic and morphological theory, semantics, phonetics, and phonology. Courses are listed under the Language Studies subject. 
 
France: University of Lyon
 
Sub-disciplines: Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax, Translation and Interpretation
Language of Instruction: French
Terms: Fall, Year
 
Immerse yourself in French culture and study French linguistics at one of the top universities in France for research in the field of arts and languages. The University offers traditional linguistics courses in addition to some unique opportunities such as Regional French Languages and French Sign Language.
 
Germany: Humboldt University Berlin
 
Sub-disciplines: Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Semantics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax, Translation and Interpretation
Language of Instruction: German
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Humboldt University offers a wide range of linguistics courses for both the German and English languages within the Faculty of Linguistic and Literary Sciences. You must have a very strong command of the German language to enroll in the German linguistics courses.
 
Italy: University of Bologna
 
Sub-disciplines: Computational Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax, Translation and Interpretation
Language of Instruction: Italian
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Study fascinating topics in linguistics such as psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and more at the University of Bologna. With instructor permission, courses at the graduate level may be possible provided that you have the appropriate background. These courses will transfer back as upper-division undergraduate credit.  
 
Netherlands: Utrecht University
 
Sub-disciplines: Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax, Translation and Interpretation
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Explore linguistics at Utrecht University which is known for its excellent course offerings in language history, psycholinguistics, language meaning and use, and more. Depending on your language background you may also have the opportunity to study Spanish, Dutch, or Celtic linguistics.  Some advanced courses in Computational Linguistics and Field Methods may be available if you have completed two years of Dutch language courses.  
 
New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington
 
Sub-disciplines: Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Immerse yourself in New Zealand's capital city of Wellington while you study fascinating topics such as: psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and language in the workplace. Enjoy research-led teaching and some of New Zealand's top linguistics research centers including the Deaf Studies Research Unit, English Language Institute, Language in the Workplace Project, and the New Zealand Dictionary Centre. 
 
Singapore: National University of Singapore
 
Sub-disciplines: Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax, Translation and Interpretation 
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
The English Language program within the English Language & Literature Department at NUS focuses on the study of language as well as interdisciplinary studies like child language acquisition, language in the media, language and ideology, and language and the Internet. The program's strengths include language contact and English in Southeast Asia.
  
UK-England: University College London
 
Sub-disciplines: Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Language research at UCL focuses on topics ranging from language acquisition and aphasia to the mathematical properties of human grammars. In line with this, they offer modules (courses) in three core areas: phonology/phonetics, syntax/morphology, and semantics/pragmatics.  
 
UK-Scotland: University of Edinburgh
 
Sub-disciplines: Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Sociocultural Linguistics, Syntax
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Study linguistics at one of the world's highest ranked linguistics departments. The University of Edinburgh is very well reviewed by past students and course topics include: Psycholinguistics, Reading Old English, Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology, and more. 
 
 

These are only a few of the opportunities available to you on UCEAP. For a comprehensive list of programs in your major, see the UCEAP program search under the subject area: linguistics