Department of Nordic Research – University of Copenhagen


The department comprises the following three sections:

  • The Arnamagnæan Institute
  • Dialectology
  • Name Research 

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.