|[ ID = 3048 ]||IDS Mannheim|
|Organisation name||Institut für Deutsche Sprache|
|Short name or acronym||IDS Mannheim|
|Organisation type||non-profit governmental research institute|
The Institute for the German Language (IDS) in Mannheim was founded in 1964.|
It is the central non-university institution for the study and documentation of current
usage and recent history of the German language. The IDS is financed jointly by
the Federal Government and the state of Baden-Württemberg. Our departments
do not teach the German language, but pursue mainly long-term projects which
involve large-scale collaborative research.
In the department of Grammar the grammatical structures of German are identified
The department of Lexical Studies carries out research into lexicology and lexicography.
It works with the building of text corpora, which can serve as a basis for research into
present-day German, and also into the recent history and development of the language,
and comparisons with other languages.
The department of Pragmatics/Language Use undertakes research into language use
and language variation, i.e. the existence and development of difference in language.
One constituent of this work is the compilation of spoken language corpora.
|Function||Head of the Corpus Technology Unit|
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