The CLARIN service center of the Zentrum Sprache at the BBAW

The CLARIN service center of the Zentrum Sprache at the BBAW

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) is a CLARIN partner institution and has been an officially certified CLARIN service center since June 20th, 2013.

On this website you can find all relevant information on language resources and service-oriented applications (webservices) offered by the 'Zentrum Sprache' (Center for Language) at the BBAW. The respective resources and services are either originally provided and owned by the Zentrum Sprache or were created by third parties and are now hosted by the Zentrum Sprache.

The CLARIN center at the BBAW focuses on historical text corpora (predominantly provided by the 'Deutsches Textarchiv'/German Text Archive, DTA) as well as on lexical resources (e.g. dictionaries provided by the 'Digitales Wörterbuch der Deutschen Sprache'/Digital Dictionary of the German Language, DWDS). The CLARIN center at the BBAW also offers publishing of research data from external institutions via the repository. Please use the contact form if interested in this service.

The CLARIN service center at the BBAW meets the technical requirements for securing long-term availability of linguistic and lexicographic services and resources. The repository is certified by the 'Data Seal of Approval' which is granted by an independent international agency ( In particular, the Seal covers organizational aspects as well as issues concerning data workflow, quality management and sustainability.

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