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Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science

Welcome to the department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science. You can take courses in Linguistics, Language Technology, Logic, Practical Philosophy, Theoretical Philosophy and Theory of Science.

Our five programmes

We have one Bachelor's Programme in Liberal Arts, and four Master's Programmes, two given in English:
Master in Language Technology and
Logic, Master's Programme,

as well as two given in Swedish:
Master's Programme for communications officers in the public sector and
Evidence-basing: practice, theory, context, Master's Programme.

Prior to the start of the autumn semester

Welcome to Humanisten and Gothenburg!
The term is 2 September – 19 January

Those of you who applied to one of our Master's programmes in Logic or Language Technology will receive a welcome message from us during the second or third week of August, containing all information you need about registration, introduction date, schedule and literature.

Dates if you applied to one of our courses:
11 July: Admission letter with response requirements
19 July: Deadline for replies
25 July: Second admission letter
5-6 August: welcome letters will be send out from the department

Late registration

Starting on 15 July, you can register late for many of the autumn semester courses and programmes. You can do this via The earlier you make a late application, the greater the chance of being admitted if there are vacancies.
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How to register

Registration opens on 26 August.

Information on Canvas

Courses/programmes that start reading period 1 (week 35) have introduction at the earliest on Monday 2 September. More information and schedule will be available on each course's open page on Canvas:
You search for your course by typing the course code in the top left field. Click on Course overview and you will find a link to the syllabus, reading list and schedule.

You can also search for the syllabus, type the course code in the search field at the top of the page.

Routines for exam delivery

Please contact the Education Administrator responsible for your course when you wish to get your written exams:
Philosophy, Logic: Anja Ehn, room C521
Master in Language Technology, Evidensbasing: Annika Herrström, room C526
Linguistics, Liberal Arts, Master in Communications: Sandra Schriefer, room C520

Study Counselling

Welcome to send us an email with your questions.

Representatives for Students

Representative in the Department Council – vacant
(If interested in this task, please contact Göta studentkår). The council provides a forum for dialogue and the discussion of strategic issues related to the Department’s activities and operations. The council acts as an advisory body to the Head of Department. Students' Health and Safety Representative (SAMO) –

Mentor activities

For information about Mentorsverksamhet, the mentor activities at the department, please contact our coordinators
Jonathan Engstad and Joel Bogestad.

About Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science

Type of organization
Belongs to faculty
Faculty of Humanities
Contact information
Post address
Box 200
Visiting address
Renströmsgatan 6

Find Us

All teaching will take place in our building Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6. Study guidance is available at floor 5. 

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