In the Linguistics programme you can focus on your main inspiration: a specific language, analytical curiosity, theoretical interest or translating ambitions. The programme is delivered by the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics, which brings together renowned scholars from a variety of theoretical and applied perspectives. The Translation specialisation is a member of the prestigious European Masters in Translation (EMT) Network which ensures you receive a professional qualification of the highest standards.
Positions within the publishing sector, teaching, translation, health services and ICT, or a position as a junior academic researcher.
A bachelor’s degree in linguistics or in a discipline which is relevant to the specialisation. Specialisation-specific requirements may also apply.
IELTS: 6.5 / TOEFL internet-based: 90
TOEFL internet-based: 100
TOEFL internet-based: 113
Faculty of Humanities
year master’s programmes
International master's students
EU/EEA student tuition fee*
Non-EU/EEA student tuition fee
* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master’s programme in The Netherlands
** English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.