African Languages, Theory

Third-cycle level | 7.5 credits | Course code: AFRF309
VT 2023
Study period: 2023-03-27 - 2023-08-20
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in Swedish, in English or in another language
Application period: 2023-02-01 - 2023-02-01

Course description

The course gives doctoral students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in linguistics and sociolinguistics in an area in order to lay the theoretical foundations for their independent project. The course content and course literature are therefore designed and planned in consultation with the supervisor.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

Admission to the course requires that the candidate has been enrolled to a third-cycle program.


The selection order is as follows:
1. Doctoral students enrolled at the Department of Languages and Literatures, University of Gothenburg
2. Doctoral students enrolled at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Gothenburg
3. Doctoral students enrolled at other faculties of the University of Gothenburg
4. Other eligible applicants

Course syllabus


Reading and reference list

Reading and reference list for the course


Department of Languages and Literatures




humanoria, humanities, afrikanska språk, african languages

CONTACTLinda Karlsson Hammarfelt