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Sign Language Linguistics (Linguistics)
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Online Open Day

Want to check if Sign Language Linguistics is the right fit for you? Find out by participating in our upcoming events and via the information available below.

UvA Experience Days

Take a deep dive into your future programme and find out whether it’s the right fit. Get a taste of what the programme is like, for example by following an actual online lecture, and experience the UvA for yourself. The next Experience Days will take place from 22 November until 3 December.

Meet & Ask (Recording)

See this recording of our October 2021 live Meet and Ask session, in which the Sign Language Linguistics Bachelor's programme is illustrated.

What is the Sign Language Linguistics programme about?

In this video, Beyza Sümer, Marijke Scheffener and student Merel explain what the importance of studying sign languages is, how you study and learn sign languages and they talk about their experience with the programme.

Bachelor's Week: Meet & Ask

Discover which programme suits you best (and whether the UvA is right for you). Find out in our Meet & Ask sessions, during which there will be a short presentation and you will be able to ask lecturers and students all your questions live. Our next Meet & Ask session will take place in the UvA Bachelor’s Week, in March 2022.

'People seem to expect that you can communicate all over the world by knowing a single, universal sign language, but just as every country has a spoken language, every country has its own sign language.'

Livia Faverey

Frequently Asked Questions

Would you like to find out more about Sign Language Linguistics? Download our brochure or leave us your details and we will keep you informed on future events.

Hi! My name is Lotte and I’m happy to help you! Do you have a question about this programme? Send me a message via Instagram!
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Online campus tour

You will study Sign Language Linguistics in the University Quarter, in the bustling, historic heart of Amsterdam. Check out our virtual map and video tours of our buildings.