Institute of Linguistics

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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.




Contact & directions

Prof. Dr. Jochen Trommer

Head of Institute

Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 1507
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 - 37633
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
enlarge the image: Plan Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
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.