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Forum Beruf 2019

forum beruf applied linguistics

The third annual Forum Beruf Applied Linguistics took place on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019. We had the chance to hear four IAAK alumni talk about how their linguistics studies prepared them for their current jobs, followed by a Q&A session with refreshments and time for networking.

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study applied linguistics

Our four-semester MA Applied Linguistics program gives students the chance to hone their empirical research skills as they work together with professors and researchers in a closely-knit learning environment. The application phase for the winter semester 2020/21 will take place in spring 2020.

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mission & vision

At BAEL, we focus on language use in social contexts and the underlying cognitive processes involved. We work with naturally occurring text and talk as well as with experimental data.

Furthermore, we believe that students must be involved in this work and empowered to do research right from the start. After all, what is research but learning -- that is, finding out about life?



The Research Center for Empirical Pragmatics (RCEP) offers resources including electronic corpora, audiovisual recording equipment, and questionnaire software as well as tools for transcription and data analysis to students and staff.

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The BAEL offices are located on the top floor of the Department of English, American, and Celtic Studies (IAAK).

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The 8th Annual Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference took place on June 28th-29th, 2019, this year with a focus on language assessment, a keynote talk by Professor Carsten Roever (University of Melbourne), and a discussion panel with three teachers. Thank you very much to all who attended!


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welcome new students!

A warm welcome to our newest MA Applied Linguistics students who have officially begun their first semester of classes. The program continues to provide a culturally-rich environment that allows the exchange of ideas, languages, and perspectives from all around the world, with students from over 30 different countries.

Nov 13, 2019

bael research day ws 19/20

BAEL's postdoc and PhD researchers presented their current projects on Thursday, November 21st at the biannual BAEL Research Day.

Oct 21, 2019

book chapter by dr. stefanie pohle

Dr. Stefanie Pohle recently published a chapter in the volume “Praxishandbuch Schreibdidaktik. Übungen zur Vermittlung wissenschaftlicher Schreibkompetenzen”.



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term paper guidelines

Download the term paper guidelines for linguistics (PDF, updated 2019)

For more useful guidelines and forms for linguistics students, click here

LAMA blog



Click here to read our linguistics blog!

office hours

In the winter semester 2019/20, Professor Schneider's office hours will take place on wednesdays from 10 to 11 am.

To register, please select your desired slot here.

(If you are not studying at the University of Bonn (yet) and do not have a Uni-ID, please write an e-mail to bael[at] to register for the office hour.)

rcep office hours
During the winter semester 2019/20, the RCEP´s office hours are on Mondays 11-12 on request via email. If you would like to book an appointment or have any questions, please send an email to rcep(at)
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