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Linguistics as an academic discipline has been around for many years. Humans have long had a fascination with our languages, including how they came to be and how they continue to evolve with each new generation. As a student of linguistics you will have the opportunity to cover topics ranging from the history of linguistics to the linguistic theories of contemporary society.
During a masters in Linguistics, you will be able to build on the knowledge you gained at undergraduate level. Topics you cover could include:
The Netherlands is a great choice for international students, as it has a very large international population that would be ready to make any new international students feel at home. The Netherlands was also one of the first non-native English speaking countries to offer courses taught in English to international students. The Dutch people have a long standing reputation of being tolerant and open minded, meaning you will feel welcomed and comfortable as soon as you arrive in the country.
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