Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS)

The Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS) is a university-independent research institute located in the federal state of Berlin. Its objective is the investigation of natural language and its manifestation in individual languages. The aim is to better understand this central human ability and its biological, cognitive and social factors.

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Mitglied der Leibniz-Gesellschaft

+++Due to the COVID 19 crisis, the presence of staff at the Institute is severely limited. You can still reach us by e-mail. In individual cases, events take place virtually. The library will remain closed for the time being.+++

LingEx is an online registration system for linguistic experiments maintained by ZAS.
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The Berlin Interdisciplinary Network for Multilingualism (BIVEM) brings together scientists specialised in language acquisition with experts.

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Berlin spricht! is a project of the ZAS, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the SOAS World Languages Institute in London that documents the linguistic diversity in Berlin.

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