SectionsThe department comprises the following three sections:
The Arnamagnæan Institute
About the department
The department and its three sections conduct research in: Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian, Old Danish and Old Swedish language and literature, modern Icelandic and Faroese language and literature; Danish spoken language: dialects, regional speech and sociolects; Danish and Nordic place-names and personal names.
All three sections undertake consultancy work for public institutions as well as for the public. Read more.
Some of the sections have affiliated projects:
A Dictionary of Old Norse Prose, sponsored by the Arnamagnaean Commission
Danish National Research Foundation Centre for Language Change In Real Time (LANCHART)
Danske Runeindskrifter (Danish Runic Inscriptions, web pages in Danish) - in collaboration with the Danish National Museum