Linguistics, Language and Speech (LiLPa) - EA 1339

Key words

Linguistics – French language – Lexicology – Didactics – Sociolinguistics – English linguistics


Most of the linguists in the University of Strasbourg are LILPA researchers. The research unit focuses on the major fields of French linguistics (phonetics, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, textual linguistics). It is composed of specialists in socio-linguistics, roman linguistics, computing linguistics, “corpus” linguistics, French as a native and foreign language, German, English and Greek linguistics and dialectology.

Reseacrh focus

LILPA was built upon the merging of three research teams :

  • Linguistics and languages didactics
  • Phonetics
  • Research group on European multilingualism

It is currently comprised of five research teams with specific focuses:

  • Language didactics
  • Discursive functioning and translation
  • Research group on European multilinguism
  • Speech and Cognition


Rudolph Sock


Linguistique, langues et parole (LiLPa)
Bâtiment Le Portique
14 rue René Descartes
67084 Strasbourg Cedex

Tél : 03 68 85 67 85