The Hermann Paul Centre for Linguistics


The Hermann Paul Centre for Linguistics is an interdisciplinary research institute dedicated to the study of language. Our goal is to gain new insights into current linguistic issues through cooperation and collaboration with other academic disciplines.This entails providing a framework for the consolidation of all linguistically related research currently conducted at the University of Freiburg, thereby facilitating the exchange of ideas necessary for further progress in the field. We are specifically interested in the following research topics:

  • Language as a means of communication
  • Language: emergence, development and variability
  • Language processing and production
  • Language contact(s)
  • Language acquistion, language learning

The Hermann Paul Centre is a member of LingNet, a European network of linguistic research centres.


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