Welcome to the website for the African Linguistics School.


The African Linguistics School (ALS) is a two-week institute which brings the latest work in core areas of linguistics to students from African universities. The areas of focus are syntax, semantics, phonology, sociolinguistics and phonetic fieldwork.



The next school, ALS5, will be held June 30th-July 13th 2019 

at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.


The application period is now CLOSED.