Institute of Applied Linguistics: information for incoming Erasmus students
The Institute of Applied Linguistics trains future translators, interpreters and other language professionals, focusing on various aspects of communication skills in English, German, Spanish, Italian and Polish. The Institute runs both BA and MA courses, with students writing their bachelor’s and master’s papers in either English or German.
The Institute of Applied Linguistics offers a variety of general and specialized courses in English and German, as well as practical language instruction in basic Spanish and Italian. General courses include introductions to linguistics, literary studies and translation studies as well as history and regional studies (British & Irish or American Studies as well as German Studies). Specialized courses cover topics such as descriptive grammar of English and German, contrastive grammar (English-Polish and German-Polish), sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, stylistics, translation theory and practice, contemporary literatures of English- and German-speaking countries and literary translation. All of the courses offered provide students with opportunities to develop their language skills in English and German.
Incoming students should be competent in English and/or German (The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level B2 or higher).