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Master Program Linguistics


Linguistic Research Infrastructure (LiRI)

LiRI - Linguistic Research Infrastructure Project The LiRI offers use of lab infrastructure as well as statistical support to the linguistics & language sciences community. Services include advice on study design, choice of statistical methods, implementation of analyses, development of non-standard statistical test procedures, collaboration in projects, and much more. The services are available to Bachelor, Master, and PhD students in linguistics and related fields, researchers in linguistics & language sciences, and members of other (non-)academic institutions (depending on capacity). They also offer workshops on lab equipment use.

Lab Tours
Upcoming Events
LiRI Wiki This is a public Wiki for the LiRI Lab.

Past events in the spring semester: 
- April 27: Building Online Experiments with Gorilla
- May 11: Experimental Methods in Language Science Talks @LiRI
- June 1: Information Event: Find your thesis with LiRI



Linguist List

Linguistic Associations

Schweizerische Sprachwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft
Gesellschaft für Sprachtechnologie und Computerlinguistik
International Pragmatics Association (IPrA)
The Linguistic Society of America 
American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)
American Dialect Society
Association for Computational Linguistics
Center for Applied Linguistics
European Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI)
International Cognitive Linguistics Association
International Phonetic Association
Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

Databases, Corpora, Tools, etc. 

Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures (APiCS) Online
Interactive IPA Chart
SIL Doulos (phonetic font)
Praat (for acoustic analysis)
Express Scribe (transcription software)
The World Atlas of Linguistics Structures
Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)
The British National Corpus (BNC)
TalkBank (databases for spoken language)
Child Language Data Exchange System (CHILDES) (also contains further resources)
phpSyntaxTree and Tree Form(tree drawing programs)
LaTeX for Linguists
Lexicon of Linguistics 
LingBuzz (online research papers)
LLBA: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts 
MLA International Bibliography Full Text
Project Muse

Linguistic Journals

Brain and Language
Journal of Child Language
Journal of Memory and Language
Journal of Phonetics
Journal of Pragmatics
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
Language and Cognitive Processes
Language Learning
Linguistic Inquiry
Linguistic Review
Natural Language and Linguistic Theory

Just for fun: Language Log Blog

Weiterführende Informationen


«My Thesis in 5 Minutes»

Join our event «My Thesis in 5 Minutes» where we talk and answer your questions about writing a Master's Thesis in the Linguistics programme. 

Who: Students from the Linguistics program who either like to share where they are in their thesis writing process or those that are seeking more information. 

When: 19th of April, 2024 from 10:30-12:00

Where: Cafeteria, Room AND 2.51 in Oerlikon. Andreasstrasse 15, 8050 Oerlikon

For more information or if you have questions, please contact Lorena Schneider,