The Greenland Language Secretariat

Oqaasileriffik is an independent Greenlandic institution under the Ministry of Culture, Education, Research and Church.

Oqaasileriffik is the secretariat for Parliament committees for language questions. Oqaasileriffik:

  • The Greenland Language Committee
  • The Greenland Place Names Committee
  • The Committee for Personal Names
  • Language Technology

Oqaasileriffik’s main objectives include:

  • to collect and maintain information on Greenlandic language and language usage
  • to stay updated on changes in the spoken Greenlandic language
  • to carry out research on Greenlandic as a second language
  • membership of the Nordic Language Council and ICC’s Language Commission

Oqaasileriffik

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PO Box 980

Manutooq 1 – Ilimmarfik

DK-3900 Nuuk

Greenland

Telephone

  • +299 36 23 20

Fax

  • +299 36 23 21

Email