Institute of Linguistics

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Institut für Linguistik

Module registration summer semester 2024

You must register for all modules and courses that you would like to take. To register for modules or courses, you will have to do so via TOOL

If you commence your studies in 2024, you will find specific information on our MA Linguistics here.

The information will be regularly updated till the beginning of the lecture period.


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Our institute

Learn more about our team, the history of our institute and the scientific events organized by our instute.

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The Institue of Linguistics offers three degree programmes: the Bachelor Linguistics (in German), the Master Linguistics and the structured PhD programme Interaction of grammatical building blocks.

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Our research activities

Our institute has a research focus in grammatical theory (major focus), linguistic typology and experimental linguistics.

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Contact & directions

Prof. Dr. Gereon Müller

Head of Institute

Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 1512
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37611
Fax: +49 341 97-37609

Sabine Tatzelt

Secretary's office

Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 1514
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37610
Fax: +49 341 97-37609

Office hours
Tuesday and Thursday:
and by appointment

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Universität Leipzig
Philologische Fakultät
Institut für Linguistik
D-04081 Leipzig
Universität Leipzig
Philologische Fakultät
Institut für Linguistik
Beethovenstr. 15
D-04107 Leipzig
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Map Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum

Our institute is located on the fifth floor in house 1 of the building "Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum" (Beethovenstraße 15).

The following bus/tram routes connect the main station with a stop close to our institute in Beethovenstraße; please check for possible changes in the timetable (timetable Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe).

  • Tram 10 (Direction: Lößnig), stop Münzgasse (short trip ticket)
  • Tram 11 (Direction: Markkleeberg-Ost), stop Münzgasse (short trip ticket)
  • Tram 9 (Main station/west side; Direction S-Bf. Connewitz), stop Neues Rathaus (short trip ticket)
  • Tram 14 (Richtung S-Bf. Plagwitz), stop Neues Rathaus (short trip ticket); please note that you can take this tram only for a trip from the main station to our institute
  • Bus 89 (Main station/Goethestraße), stop Mozartstraße (regular ticket)


Please take a local or long-distance train from airport Leipzig/Halle to Leipzig centre. The local train routes 5 and 5X need 23 or 16 minutes, respectively, to Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz. From there you have to walk eight to ten minutes (via Peterssteinweg, Straße des 17. Juni) to our institute. Alternatively, you make take a train to Leipzig main station and then take the tram/bus connections specified here.

Please use the underground parking lot (Beethovenstraße) opposite of the Federal Administrative Court.