W elcome to the Festival of Languages' website. These pages are intended to spark your interest in the festival and to answer your questions concerning upcoming events, dates and schedules, people and organisations involved etc.
It is a characteristic feature of websites that they are dynamic. We would therefore like to ask you to return repeatedly to these pages as they will be constantly updated.

The Festival Idea

Our motto reads Language is fun, Language is culture, Language is society, Language is life. Please visit the page The Idea behind the Festival to find out more about the festival's main objectives.


Who is behind the festival and who has offered help and active participation? Click here to learn more about the
Festival-team, our
sponsors and our


The pages presenting Festival-Programme are constantly being updated. You will find a snapshot of this programme in our Festival-Journal along with valuable information about language and linguistics (in German).

Latest News

You will find hot news und up-to-date information under
Latest News. You should also visit the page on
Media Reports to get an impression of coverage of the festival events in the media.

Appeal for Funds

For the ambitious programme of our Festival we need financial support. Therefore we welcome every Euro donors are willing to spend on the good cause: Appeal for Funds.


The Festival hosts a series of conferences devoted to a wide range of linguistic topics addressing not only the experts but also the linguistically curious who want to get an idea of how diverse and rich the field of linguistics can be.

Autumn School

During the Festival of Languages students of linguistics are offered the unique opportunity to attend the 1st International
Autumn School in Bremen to explore the wonderful world of languages.


Please visit our Contact page if you have questions, want to provide us with creative input or if you could volunteer some of your time in aid of the festival. You can also voice your opinion in our Guest Book.


Following this link will lead you to the download-area, comprising posters, flyers and the journal accompanying the Festival. Please note that these materials are predominantly in German.