Phonetik (Bachelor-Ergänzungsfach)

Phonetics and Phonology (Bachelor, Supplementary subject)

The Bachelor’s programme in phonetics and phonology teaches students about the articulation and acoustic structures found in individual languages and in human language as a whole. Students receive a grounding in the subject in which they are taught about the quantitative and qualitative analysis and description of spoken language from both the physical and communicative perspectives. This gives students a deeper appreciation of verbal communication processes in their native language and a heightened awareness and understanding of the perceptual and motor-learning problems associated with the pronunciation of foreign languages. At Saarland University, particular emphasis is placed on training analytical listening skills and on illuminating the relationship between what is heard and what has been physically measured. Further special features of the phonetics programme taught at Saarbrücken include work on the prosodic elements of language and the study of speech and language pathologies.


Das Ergänzungsfach Phonetik unterliegt keinen Zulassungsbeschränkungen. Die Aufnahme des Studiums ist aktuell zum Winter- und Sommersemester möglich. Beim Einstieg zum Sommersemester sollten die Studienfachberater und die Beratungseinrichtungen (Kontakte in der rechten Spalte) zur individuellen Studienplanung kontaktiert werden.

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Saarbrücken Campus
Building A4 4, Ground floor
Phone: +49 681 302-3513


Dr. Jürgen Trouvain
Campus Saarbrücken
Geb. C7 2, Raum 4.06
66123 Saarbrücken
Tel.: 0681 302-4694