Berlin, August 5-16, 2019

DGfS Summer School 2019

Experimental Pragmatics: Theory, Methods, Interfaces

Welcome to the Summer School

Uli Sauerland and Petra Schumacher (Spokepersons of the Priority Program) as well as Pia Bergmann (German Linguistic Society) welcome you to the Summer School!


In the city center of Berlin

The summer school will be located at Humboldt-University in the city center of Berlin, only minutes away from major sightseeing attractions.


The exciting field of Experimental Pragmatics

In Experimental Pragmatics researchers from linguistics, psychology, neuroscience, philosophy and related fields seek to advance pragmatic theory by simultaneously formulating formally explicit models of the cognitive mechanisms underlying pragmatics and testing these models using experimental methods.

ORGANIZED BY Priority Program

“ New Pragmatic Theories based on Experimental Evidence“ (SPP 1727) is a priority program funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). During two consecutive phases of three years each, researchers at various universities and research institutions in Germany are collaborating on individual scientific projects in the field of Experimental Pragmatics.
The DGfS summer school is a triannual event. was selected to host the 2019 edition.