Clinical Linguistics / EMCL

University of Groningen
How is language stored in the brain? What effects can brain damage have on our ability
to use language? And why do some children have difficulty learning language? Find it out in this programme.

In the two-year international Research Master’s programme in Clinical Linguistics, you will study Linguistics and Neuroscience. You will explore subjects such as neuro-imaging, language processing and developmental language disorders.

The programme is meant for talented students who aspire to do research in the field of Clinical Linguistics. After finishing the degree, you will have acquired essential research skills and fundamental knowledge of Clinical, Neuro- and Psycholinguistics.

The two-year training is currently part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundus programme in Clinical Linguistics. It is offered by the Universities of Groningen, Potsdam (Germany) and Eastern Finland (Joensuu). In the first year, you will start the programme at the university of Eastern Finland (Joensuu) during the first term.  You will continue your training in Potsdam during the second term. During the third term all students will study in Groningen. You will finish your studies by writing a Master’s thesis during your fourth term.

After finishing this programme you will receive a joint degree.

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