Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Doctoral Programme for Language Studies (HELSLANG) covers a wide range of linguistic fields, including various synchronic and diachronic approaches to language, translation studies and language technology. The focal areas are: Language and interaction, Linguistic structures and context, Language contacts, change, variation and multilingualism, Meaning, texts and society, Turning points in translation and interpretation theory and practices, and Language technology and corpus linguistics.

The programme offers courses on various aspects of linguistic theory and methodology. The main languages of instruction are Finnish, English and Swedish in accordance with the language policy of the University of Helsinki. Due to the nature of the Programme also other languages are possible. In supervision the language of the doctoral student’s subject is often used.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects 2015 2023

Publications 1992 2020

I det litterära polysystemets periferi: Normer och adaption i flickböcker i Sverige och Finland 1945-1965

Leden, L. I., 2020, (In preparation)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisMonograph

Finnish reception of revolutionary poetry

Huttunen, T. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Slavica Occitania.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Folkmålsstudier 57

Lehti-Eklund, H. M. (ed.), Lassus, J. J. (ed.) & Sandström, C. (ed.), 2019, (In preparation) Föreningen för nordisk filologi. (Folkmålsstudier)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Fünf berühmte Sprachwissenschaftler in fünf Sprachversionen der Wikipedia: Eine kontrastive Analyse multimodaler Textgestaltung

Lenk, H. E. H., 11 Jan 2019, (Submitted) In : Tekst i Dyskurs. 2019, 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2004 2019

The University of Tokyo

Emily Öhman (Visiting researcher)
Mar 2019May 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Katarzyna Cwiertka

Riikka Länsisalmi (Host)
27 Feb 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters (External organisation)

Enrico Garavelli (Board member)
1 Jan 201931 Dec 2023

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization


Elizabeth Peterson (Speaker)
3 Jan 20196 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Sixth Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects

Jörg Tiedemann (Member of organizing committee)
Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars