Name research and runeology

Research takes place within a wide field of subjects of place-names, personal names, especially Danish place names and personal names, and runeology:








Research group

The research is conducted by the Name research and runology research group. The research group functions as the secretariat for the Danish Place Name Commission and counsel the Danish authorities and the public on issues relating to place names, personal names and runes.


The department houses various large collections of material pertaining to names, but the collections of place-names and personal names constitute the largest part of the collection along with the map collection.


Dalberg, LinePhD Fellow +45 353-36462E-mail
Eggert, BirgitAssociate professor +45 353-28563E-mail
Fellows-Jensen, Gillian MyraAssociate professor emeritus  E-mail
Jakobsen, Johnny Grandjean GøgsigAssociate professor +45 353-28722E-mail
Kællerød, Lars-Jakob HardingResearch assistant +45 353-32318E-mail
Nielsen, Michael LercheAssociate professor +45 353-28566E-mail
Olesen, Rikke SteenholtAssociate professor +45 353-28564E-mail