The Department of Language and Communication Studies aims to conduct high grade research, and provide high quality academic education in language and communication sciences. At the department, research is conducted on the significance of language and communication in relation to individuals, communities and the society. Our multifaceted and current research responds to the modern world’s challenges of understanding the complex and evolving language and communication environments we face in our everyday environment. With the collaboration of research and education, the teaching at the department aims to provide students with the knowledge of language and communication sciences necessary when faced with the future tasks of experts. The department is also active in societal interaction. Welcome to a community of experts and to collaborate with us!