The Institute for Bulgarian Language (IBL) is one of the oldest institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. In 2004 the Institute was named after Prof. Lyubomir Andreychin.
The Institute is the main centre for scholarly research and description of the Bulgarian language with a focus on its contemporary state, history, dialect diversity and interaction with other languages.
The mission of the Institute for Bulgarian Language is to carry out fundamental theoretical and applied research on the Bulgarian language, and to determine the national language policy. The dictionaries and grammars published by the Institute for Bulgarian Language “Prof. L. Andreychin” have official normative status.
The Institute supports the policies of Republic of Bulgaria on linguistic equality and national identity.
The priority research areas of the Institute for Bulgarian Language are:
- Theoretical linguistic research;
- Academic Dictionaries of Bulgarian;
- Electronic language resources and programs for natural language processing;
- Language competence;
- Bulgarian cultural and linguistic heritage;
- Sources for the history of the Bulgarian language.
The Institute for Bulgarian Language provides various services to institutions and citizens of Bulgaria.
On the 9th March 2017, 11am, in the Grand Hall of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the official presentation of the book of Luchiya Antonova-Vasileva will take place...
The official ceremony for the Academician Vladimir Georgiev Fund Award will take place on 16th February 2017, 11:00am, in Hall 207 at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Sofia, 1 15th November Str.). The ceremony is organised...
The Institute for Bulgarian Language would like to invite colleagues and the wide public to the presentation of the Bulgarian Dialect Atlas. Review. Vol. IV. Morphology,...