Our research focuses on language and linguistic communication in various forms and contexts. Our areas of specialization include:

  • Translation studies
  • Specialized translation
  • Reception and literary translation
  • Discourse analysis
  • Language acquisition
  • Language in the pathological brain
  • Language learning
  • Lexicology and lexicography
  • Terminology and knowledge management
  • Formal and descriptive linguistics and variation
  • Computational linguistics and language engineering

Our Unit is home to many  research groups which develop their activities through competitively funded research projects. The Unit organizes regular research-related activities (conferences, workshops, talks and seminars) and fosters the publication of working papers by its researchers and graduate students.