European Master in Lexicography

European Master in Lexicography (M.A.)

If you are excited by languages and the meaning of words, then a Master’s degree program in Lexicography (EMLex) might be the right program for you. As a lexicographer, you learn to work with words and vocabularies and explain meanings in a dictionary. You will also learn how to record linguistic connections and analyze language phenomena. This Master’s degree program offers you a joint Master’s degree that is awarded by several universities in Europe. You gain a deep understanding of language and lexicography, making you a skilled expert who can work in many different language-related areas. If you would like to know how to effectively transmit the meaning of words, then you should enroll for the Master’s degree program in Lexicography.

What is the degree program about?

The European Master’s degree program in Lexicography (EMLex) is an international degree program that has been offered since 2010 and allows students to receive international, interdisciplinary training as lexicographers. Students are taught advanced lexicographic theories on a high international level. In addition to the strong practical focus on the process of compiling dictionaries, students from different European countries are brought together during the degree program. After completing the degree program, graduates are suited to careers in all aspects of lexicography, from the design of printed and electronic dictionaries, to concrete lexicographical work or the technical implementation of lexicographical products. They may work at publishers or in academic contexts. In addition, students receive thorough training on the analytical and theoretical aspects of modern lexicography, preparing them for positions in academic research or as advisors at publishers and in professional development.

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