Center for Theoretical Linguistics

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    Edifici B

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Center for Theoretical Linguistics (CLT), a Research and Studies Center at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, has as its goal the study of language and natural languages from both theoretical and experimental perspectives. The researchers who make up our group work within the fields of syntax, semantics, phonology, morphology, lexicology, pragmatics, acquisition and diachronic variation to study the universal properties of language as well as patterns of microvariation across languages in order to better understand how languages are internally structured and processed.

Research lines

  • Research lines:
  • Study of the universal properties of language.
  • Identification of micro-level patterns among natural languages, paying special attention to the grammatical analysis of Romance languages.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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