Multilingualism and language learning
Research into the social and individual aspects of multilingualism, with a focus on language minorities.
Language description and standardisation
Description of the Frisian language today and in the past, covering the development of digital tools for researchers and language users.
Synchrony and diachrony in language
Research into the Frisian language now and in the past, and into the changes and mutual influence of the language varieties spoken in Friesland.
Power, property, and territory in Friesland
Research into the long-term development of the property and power balances in the Frisian area between Vlie and Eems.
Medieval legal traditions
Comparative research into European medieval legal traditions, focusing specifically on Frisian medieval law.
Culture in early modern Friesland
An analysis of the political and religious changes that occurred in Friesland between 1450 and 1800, and the Frisian identity that was the result.
Regional historical research into the economic development and economic policies in Friesland since 1870.