Indo-European Comparative Linguistics

Language through thinking, thinking through language.

Programme specification

General information

Graduates have deepened and extended knowledge of historical-comparative linguistics methodology, from the points of view of a traditional postneogrammarian and of structural linguistics.

Graduates encountered detailed questions and the history of historical-comparative linguistics and extended their knowledge in specialized areas according to their research interests.

A successful graduate is able to

  • actively use historical-comparative methods
  • apply knowledge in linguistic analysis
  • analyse problems of the development of Indo-European and other languages

Additional information

Graduate destination

The educational profile achieved qualifies graduates for academic work in linguistics, or graduates can use their knowledge in practical work with language (teaching, interpreting, translating, etc.).

The education achieved allows graduates an intimate knowledge of the development of a language structure and the principles of language structures, useful for work in fields such as translation, editorial work, and journalism, and that apply in any professions that require the ability to think independently and critically and good communication skills in their native or foreign languages.

Admission Requirements

Unfortunately no information about admission requirements is available.

Study field data

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study Doctoral
Mode full-time No
combined Yes
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction Czech

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