The Department of Languages, Literature and Communication focusses on the fundamentals of language, on language in interpersonal communication and on language as a medium of cultural expression. With a staff of more than 200, it brings together expertise in the fields of linguistics, communication sciences, comparative literature, and European languages and cultures. It is responsible for 10 Bachelor and 17 Master programmes as well as for doctorate training in these areas. Research is conducted under the auspices of the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics (UiL OTS) and the interdepartmental Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON).

News

Malvolio and the Countess (Twelfth Night, or What You Will by Shakespeare) by Caniel Maclise (1806-1870). Bron: Wikimedia
8 March 2019
The new international academic programme NEW FACES asks the question what we can learn from Shakespeare’s world about the current crisis in Europe.
Prof. dr. Aoju Chen. Foto: Ivar Pel
5 March 2019
Aoju Chen is involved in the research 'Where do I belong?' within the strategic theme Dynamics of Youth of Utrecht University.
Handgekleurde 'zodiakman' (detail) in Der scaepherders kalengier (1516), Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division
4 March 2019
Andrea van Leerdam has been awarded two American research fellowships.
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Events

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5 April 2019 09:00 - 17:30
On Friday 5 April the Sociolinguistics Circle 2019 will take place in Utrecht.
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8 April 2019 16:15 - 17:15
On 8 April Mengru Han will defend her PhD thesis 'The role of prosodic input in word learning'.
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