Special Doctoral Programme in Language and Linguistics - FoSprak

This special doctoral programme invites PhD students from all language areas within the Faculty of Humanities. Its focus is on basic linguistic research, above all language as system, preferably from a cross-linguistic or diachronic perspective. In the links below you can read about the focus and organisation of the school as well as details about the education and the requirements for eligibility.

If you are considering to apply for a PhD student position at FoSprak it is very important for you to study the sections 1. (The focus of the Special Doctoral Programme in Language and Linguistics) and 4. (Eligibility) since you, in order to be eligible, both have to write a thesis on a topic within the focus of the programme and fulfil the formal criteria for eligibility for a PhD student position at a Swedish university.

Download the programme:

FoSprak Programme (131 Kb) (PDF - opens in a new window)


Research administrator:
Sofia Gustafson Capková.
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