Department of Linguistics

  1. You are here:
  2. Start
  3. Department of Linguistics

We study human language in its diversity

The research areas of the department represent different aspects of linguistics. Each section considers research and teaching equally important. You will find more information on what education we can offer you in our Education pages

Our research

The research areas of the Department of Linguistics are specialized in different aspects of the human language. Between 2007–2014, the Department of Linguistics was appointed as one of Stockholm University's leading research areas, the Department is now part of Stockholm University's Profile Areas.

Guillermo Montero-Melis Photo: Arantxa Hurtado Angé

Do concepts in our brain depend on the language we speak?

Guillermo Montero-Melis (Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Department of Linguistics, and Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre)has received an International post doc grant of SEK 3.15 million by the Swedish Research Council.