The Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences

The Institute of Linguistics was founded in 1950 and is one of the oldest linguistic institutes in country.

Main domains of research

  • language theory, linguistic typology, comparative linguistics;
  • Romance, Germanic, Celtic, African, Turkic, Mongolian, Iranian, Caucasian, Finno-Ugric and Asian languages;
  • grammars of endangered languages; 
  • areal linguistics and ethnolinguistics;
  • sociolinguistics;
  • psycholinguistics;
  • computational linguistics;
  • lexicography
  • logical analysis of language;
  • experimental phonetics and semantics;
  • translation theory.
     

The management

Director, Head of the Senate

Vladimir M. Alpatov, RAS corresponding member (send e-mail)

Scientific Deputy Director

   professor Valery Z. Demyankov, DPhil (send e-mail)

Service Deputy Director

Leonid I. Yakimovich

Scientific Secretary

Vladimir I. Karpov, Ph.D. (send e-mail)
 

Departments

  • Department of theoretical and applied linguistics
  • Department of psycholinguistics
  • Department of Ural-Altaic languages (see also: Ural-Altaic Studies, Scientific Journal)
    • Department of Finno-Ugric languages
  • Department of Caucasuan languages (e-mail: kavkaz [at] iling-ran.ru)
    • Atlas Linguarum Europae (ALE) Group
  • Department of Indo-European languages
    • Department of Iranian languages
    • Department of Germanic languages (e-mail: german [at] iling-ran.ru)
    • Department of Celtic languages
    • Department of Romance
  • Department of sociolinguistics (e-mail: socioling [at] mail.ru)
  • Department of African languages (e-mail: africa [at] iling-ran.ru)
  • Department of typology and areal linguistics
  • Department of comparative linguistics
  • Depatment of East Asian and Southeast Asian languages
  • Department of experimental speech research
  • Teaching department of foreign languages
     

Contact us

Secretary

E-mail: iling@iling-ran.ru

Site administrator

E-mail: appling@iling-ran.ru

Mailing address and phone numbers

Mailing address: 1 bld. 1 Bolshoi Kislovsky lane, 125009 Moscow, Russian Federation
Phone: +7 495 690-35-85
Fax: +7 495 690-05-28
 

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