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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:

 

The Institute for Bulgarian Language provides various services to institutions and citizens of Bulgaria.

 

Today, 73 years after its foundation, the Institute for Bulgarian Language consists of 10 departments and a Library.