Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Nyelvtudományi Intézete
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Established 1949 (1949)
Field of research
linguistics, phonetics
Location Budapest, Hungary
47°30′41″N 19°04′34″E / 47.5113°N 19.0761°E / 47.5113; 19.0761Coordinates: 47°30′41″N 19°04′34″E / 47.5113°N 19.0761°E / 47.5113; 19.0761
Affiliations Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Website www.nytud.hu

The Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Hungarian: Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Nyelvtudományi Intézete) was created in 1949, is under supervision of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 1951. Its primary tasks include research in Hungarian linguistics, general, theoretical and applied linguistics, Uralic linguistics, and phonetics, as well as the preparation of a comprehensive dictionary of the Hungarian language, and the maintenance of its archive materials. Other research projects investigate various aspects and different variants of Hungarian. Further tasks include the assembly of linguistic corpora and databases, and laying the linguistic groundwork for computational software and applications. The Institute also operates a public advice service on language and linguistics, prepares expert reports on relevant affairs on demand, and runs the Theoretical Linguistics Undergraduate and Doctoral Program jointly with Eötvös Loránd University.

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