The Institute’s Language Planning Department works on various scholarly and general projects concerning language planning and terminology.
The Department provides advice and direction on questions of language usage and terminology, based on a scholarly foundation. It is responsible for the maintenance and development of the Language Usage Database and the Term Bank.
It performs research in the fields of language policy and planning, and terminology and works on the production of dictionaries and handbooks on spelling and usage.
- Head of department: Ari Páll Kristinsson
The secretariat of the Icelandic Language Council is located at the Language Planning Department.