The European Master in Clinical Linguistics (EMCL)
Part of the Erasmus Mundus Excellence Program

Please note: The program is currently in the process of being restructured. This includes a new application process with new deadlines. More information will follow soon on this website!


The Erasmus Mundus Masters program in Clinical Linguistics (EMCL) is a 24 months full-time interdisciplinary and integrated University program at European level providing training for international students in the fields of:
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Clinical Linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics.
The aim of the EMCL program is to train highly qualified advanced students from the whole world who are excellently prepared for research work and Phd programs in the field of Clinical Linguistics. Please note that EMCL is not a training in speech therapy.

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The EMCL program is jointly offered by a transnational consortium of three European universities with an integrated study program along with a required student mobility scheme between the participating institutions.

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Being part of the Erasmus Mundus excellence initiative of the European Union, the EMCL program is able to offer scholarships for students from both non-European and European countries.

EMCL also offers the possibility for visiting scholars to participate in the program for a period of up to 3 months and receive financial support.

The support covers living and student participation costs.

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Our EMCL alumni compete successfully with PhD-candidates from national programs worldwide. Close to 70% enter international PhD programs after having completed the EMCL program.

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The application form 2013/2015 is now online!