CIPL (Comité International Permanent des Linguistes / Permament International Committee of Linguists) is an international organization founded to assist in the development of linguistic science. It tries to further linguistic research and to co-ordinate activities undertaken for the advancement of linguistics.


  • In August this year professor Frieda Steurs, representative of TermNet, attended the World Humanities Conference in Liège. Please read the Outcome Document here.
  • The next international Congress of Linguists (ICL20) will be held in South-Africa in 2018.
  • For information on the latest volumes (including publication dates and pricing), please see www.brill.com/lb. Information on the online edition can be found at www.brill.com/lbo.
  • Published at Brill: The Bibliography of Slavic Linguistics, 2000-2014. Three volumes, thematically and geographically ordered in the sections General, Slavic, South Slavic, West Slavic and East Slavic.
  • Eight Decades of General Linguistics, the history of CIPL and its role in the history of linguistics, edited by Ferenc Kiefer and Piet van Sterkenburg. This book presents the key lectures delivered at the eighteen conferences organized by CIPL and also a history of the Committee itself.