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The Department of Linguistics, which is based in Fachbereich 10 (Modern Languages), has special expertise in the fields of language structure (syntax and phonology), semantics and pragmatics, psycholinguistics (language acquisition, language processing) and historical linguistics represent known researchers. In addition, there are close contacts and cooperation with the linguists in the Department of English and Romance Studies, with philosophy (Fachbereich 8), and the Institute for Empirical Linguistics (Fachbereich 9 Linguistics and Cultural Studies).

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The Institute of Linguistics would like to point out that direct contact with our employees is severely limited by the current requirements of the City of Frankfurt am Main and the Goethe University. You can find the latest news from the Goethe University on Corona here. If you have any questions or other concerns, please contact the respective sectetariats or lecturers (all contacts can be found on our homepage). We are aware that this situation is not easy, especially for students, and we do our best to meet all requests. All employees and guests of the institute are required to wear a mouth and nose cover within the buildings. You can find more information here: Information for employees.

Further information for students: Please remember to register for your courses in Olat. This is the only way you will (usually) have access to all learning material of the respective courses. If you have any problems, please contact the relevant lecturer.

We thank you for your cooperation.

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