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Cologne Center of Language Sciences (CCLS)

Cologne Center of Language Sciences (CCLS)

The Cologne Center of Language Sciences (CCLS) is a joint research centre at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne, established in collaboration of all institutes working in the field of linguistics or language-related studies, including the philologies. Our mission is to enhance and facilitate the communication and collaboration of linguists from all domains. With more than 230 members, the CCLS is one of the largest research centres at the University of Cologne and plays a major role in administrational issues concerning the language sciences.

In different settings, we are gathering our members in order to increase cooperation among them and to provide them with possibilities and support for the elaboration of new ideas and projects.

The CCLS especially supports students and junior researchers and assists all linguists in practical matters. No matter if you need an expert on a specific topic or some information about the administrational procedures in Cologne related with your linguistic research, we are always glad to help.

The main aim of our centre is to strengthen the interdisciplinarity within our field and to make room for the implementation of new methods and ideas, in academic teaching and research.

News

Sociolinguistic Cocktail Lecture Series

Sociolinguistic Cocktail Lecture Series

The Sociolinguistic Cocktail Lecture Series regularly brings prominent speakers to our region to discuss up-to-date issues on the topic of language, society, and multilingualism.

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

Uta Reinöhl is among the recipients of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize 2019, the most important award for early career researchers in Germany. The prizewinners will be awarded with the €20,000 prize on 28 May in Berlin.

Junior researcher grants

Junior researcher grants

The CCLS and the SFB1252 Prominence in Language will continue funding projects of young researchers in 2019. Travel plans, workshops and other projects are supported.

Highlights 2019

Vielfaltslinguistik III - Köln

Vielfaltslinguistik III - Köln

In the tradition of the previous conferences in Leipzig (2016) and Berlin (2017), the Department of Linguistics organizes the "3. Vielfaltslinguistik" conference in Cologne, March 28-29, 2019.

StuTS 2019

StuTS 2019

Cologne-based students of language sciences organize the student conference "65. Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaften" from May 23-26, 2019. The CCLS supports the initiative.

LingCologne2019: Multimodality

LingCologne2019: Multimodality

The first biannual conference LingCologne takes place June 6-7, 2019. The CCLS has invited eight selected guests to Cologne to discuss mutimodality from different perspectives.

Research in Cologne

Vorgestellt: Sociolinguistic Lab

Vorgestellt: Sociolinguistic Lab

The Sociolinguistic Lab is one of the three linguistic labs at our university and the only one of its kind in Germany.

XPrag.de

XPrag.de

Since 2014 the priority programme 1727 XPrag.de - New pragmatic evidence based on experimential evidence is working on new experimentally-based pragmatic theories.

CRC 1252 Prominence in Language

CRC 1252 Prominence in Language

More than 60 members are currently affiliated to CRC programme 1252 Prominence in Language (DFG).