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Digital Linguistics

The new interdisciplinary field of the doctoral program Digital Lingustics is a comparatively new interdisciplinary scientific profile combining the skills and knowledge of linguistics, digital communication, information science, and social sciences. This interdisciplinary field employs a methodologically diverse approach to analyzing technology-mediated communication that promotes the understanding of language in a digital society. By applying the methodological approaches from the humanities, social sciences and information sciences, the doctoral candidates can analyze, understand, and explain all kinds of written, spoken, and digital language content, as well as the social and ethical aspects of digital media. Digital linguistics deals with language in the digital age from the humanist and social-scientific perspectives, by guaranteeing human- and society-friendly digital communication, which is becoming ever more technologically assisted. In addition to understanding all aspects of constructing, developing, and using intelligent language solutions, the emphasis is also on critical reflection on their impact on language, communication, and society.


Ms. Anita Žagar
Student affairs office

Dr. Monika Kalin Globo
Study field coordinator

Quick facts

Type: third level Doctoral study programme 
Duration: 4 years
ECTS: 240
Language: English
Professional title: Doctor of Philosophy / doktor znanosti
General requirements for enrolment: 300 ECTS
Tuition fee: 10.600 € for programme


Foreign citizens who have completed study programme abroad may enrol in doctoral study programme if they complete the offical Slovenian procedure of recognition of foreign undergraduate education.

General competences

The main purpose of the programmes is to provide doctoral students with fundamental knowledge from their research disciplines in different fields of the humanities and social sciences, while developing the competences required for independent research and the application of knowledge at an internationally comparable level.

Chair of Journalism

Chair of Journalism educates and trains students to become well versed in social sciences, highly literate and competent professional journalists.