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About the department
The Department of Nordic Research was established in 2003 as a conglomerate of the former Arnamagnaean Institute, Institute of Dialectology and Institute of Name Research.
On the 1st of January 2015 Centre for Language Technology became a section under the department.
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.