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

G20 protest don't be stupid
6 April 2018
ERC Advanced Grant for Ann Rigney, professor of Comparative Literature at Utrecht University.
Dr. Els Rose
13 February 2018
Els Rose has been appointed Professor Late and Medieval Latin at the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication starting from 15 February 2018.
Dr. Aoju Chen
2 February 2018
Aoju Chen was appointed professor in Language Development in Relation to Socialisation and Identity in the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication
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Events

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24 April 2018 12:45 - 14:00
On 24 April, Peter Zubkov will defend his PhD thesis 'The Grammar of Binding: A study with reference to Russian'.
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16 May 2018 12:45 - 14:00
Fenna Swart investigated teacher educators' perspectives of language-oriented learning and teaching through a three-year professional development project.
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8 June 2018 16:15 - 17:15
Anja Goldschmidt shows that conceptual knowledge is relevant for understanding sentences with verb-adverb combinations.
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