Prerequisites and selection
The requirement for admission to the programme is a Swedish or foreign Bachelor's degree (or 180 higher education credits including an individual assignment of 15 credits at advanced level). An additional requirement is English 6 as well as 60 credits in English, French, Spanish or German, or 90 credits in Arabic or Russian, or 120 credits in Japanese or Chinese. For students with African languages as their main field of study, there are no requirements of prior knowledge in the subject. A further requirement is at least 7.5 credits at second cycle level in linguistics or general linguistics or a language subject or translation.
Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.
For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.