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Welcome to the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences.

The IMPRS for Language Sciences is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics and two research institutes based at the Radboud University Nijmegen, the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour and the Centre for Language Studies (CLS).The IMPRS for Language Sciences enriches the research programmes of outstanding doctoral students in the language sciences by bringing together the expertise of its partner institutes to provide a multidisciplinary training and research environment.

IMPRS for Language Sciences fellowships

The call for 2016 positions is now closed. Applicants will be contacted in February. If you are interested in future fellowship opportunities, email imprs at mpi dot nl to be added to our mailing list.

Collaborating Institutes

The three partner institutes of the IMPRS and their collaborations is clearly presented in this illustrative movie from CLS:



Recent Events

Oct 1-2 2015: IMPRS workshop: Perspectives on the ontogeny of mutual understanding
Oct 3 2015: De Nijmeegse Taalmiddag

IMPRS open events are always listed on the main MPI events page. more>

IMPRS for Language Sciences open events are high-level events designed by the research school to enrich the intellectual life of the Nijmegen campus, and are widely announced. They are not intended to be educational events for IMPRS students alone, but are directed equally at all advanced students and staff who are interested. Future events will include top visiting speakers and other such special workshops.

Last checked 2016-02-26 by Dirkje van der Aa
International Max Planck Research School for Language Sciences


Street address

Wundtlaan 1
6525 XD Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Mailing address

P.O. Box 310
6500 AH Nijmegen
The Netherlands


Kevin Lam
IMPRS for Language Sciences assistant

Tel: +31 24 3521 549