Title name: Erasmus Mundus University Master's Degree in Lexicography
Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Philology Avenida de Castelao, s / n. North University Campus 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Orde do 28/06/2016 (DOG do 13/07/2016)
Date of publication in the BOE: 12/19/2016
Date of the last accreditation: 03/12/2019
Responsible for the title:
Title coordinator: Dominguez Vazquez, Maria Jose
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: face-to-face
Study regime: Full time
Languages of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree:
Coordinating University:Friedrich-Alesander-Universität Erlangen-NürnbergParticipating universities:Karoli Gaspar Reformatus Egyetem
University of Santiago de Compostela
University of Minho
Università Degli Studi Roma Tre
University of Lorraine
Uniwersytet Slaski W Katowicach (Univeristy of Silesia)goalsProvide students with philological and lexicographic knowledge and an updated view of the existing theoretical and methodological currents in the framework of lexicographic studies worldwide.
Provide students with the necessary training for research in lexicography to be developed both in Spain and in other European countries.
Lay the foundations for future on-line dictionaries: monolingual, bilingual, multilingual and reversible.
Facilitate the adaptation of students to the work environment and increase their ability to solve problems in new environments.
Promote a deep knowledge of lexicography from a national, transnational and multilingual contrastive perspective.
Provide students with knowledge about types and methodological procedures and research techniques in the lexicographic study.
Publicize the different schools and currents in linguistic study and create knowledge networks in this thematic field, as well as promote the exchange of students, professionals, teachers and researchers.
Train students to work with computer tools, with statistical data and with new technologies in the processing of linguistic data for the elaboration of dictionaries.
To train specialized researchers in the study of the lexicon and its associated lexicographic applications (dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, specialized lexicons, glossaries), as well as to promote the updating and training of professionals who work in traditional and computational lexicography in publishing houses and public institutions.
Train students in Metalexicography or lexicographic criticism, enabling them to carry out metalexicographic descriptions and to apply theoretical knowledge to practical situations.
Train students to recognize the interdependence between the different types of dictionary and the intentions of its use and to determine which social groups are emerging as future authors or recipients of dictionaries.
Train students in lexicographic praxis.
Coordinate and present practical lexicography in different languages with similar or different methodology.
Train the student to understand and critically approach the problems presented by the different types of dictionaries, as well as to elaborate and develop complementary materials for them.