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Forensic Phonetics

Summer School of Humanities, Social Sciences, Communication and Arts, 10 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1550 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 552 EUR


The field of forensic phonetics deals with using our knowledge of phonetics in order to help solve crimes. This is relevant in real life cases, e.g. when an audio recording but no other information about the crime exists.This course will provide an introduction to different areas within the field of forensic phonetics, such as speaker comparison, sociophonetics, accent analysis, auditory and acoustic analysis, earwitness identification, transcriptions of questioned content and more.
Students will gain an understanding of the field of forensic speech science. Furthermore, the participants will gain an understanding of the methods involved in dealing with analysis of spoken language, which will be applicable in other areas of language analysis. 

About the Degree

This is a summer course that counts 5 or 10 ECTS. 


  • You must be enrolled in a university programme at the time of the AU Summer University
  • If you are applying for admission to AU Summer University courses at the Master level, you must hold a relevant Bachelor's degree (or as a minimum 180 ECTS in your study programme
  • The application deadline is March 15th


The tuition fee varies from course to course. Find the price on the individual course page. Find more information here

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Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 08


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