About the department
As of January 1st 2015 the department comprises the following four sections:
- The Arnamagnæan Institute
- Dialectology Section
- Name Research Section
- Centre for Language Technology
The department has three main tasks, namely research, teaching and consultancy work within the fields of interest of the four sections. These include, first and foremost: Norse, Icelandic and Faroese language and literature, Danish dialects, regional languages and sociolects, language technology and computational linguistics as well as Danish and Nordic place-names and personal names.
All sections undertake consultancy work for public institutions as well as for the public. Read more.
Some of the sections have affiliated projects:
Dictionary of Old Norse Prose
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