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CLARIN for Researchers

CLARIN for Researchers is a brand new on-line collection of training materials, case studies and expert contacts from the entire CLARIN network that are aimed at students and researchers of all stages who are working in the fields of Digital Humanities and Social Sciences and are interested in analyzing language data and using text processing tools that are available in the CLARIN infrastructure. It is still under development, so comments and suggestions are very much welcome!


CLARIN Key families of resources and tools    

Guest blog posts by researchers


We are currently working very hard on organizing and presenting CLARIN's key families of resources and tools that are particularly relevant for a wide range of disciplines in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences. We have prepared overviews of the parliamentary corpora, newspaper corpora, social media corpora and parallel corpora that are available in the CLARIN infrastructure and can be used for monolingual, comparative and transnational studies in corpus linguistics, translation studies, media studies, political science, social sciences, history, etc. We will soon be adding tutorials on how to query, annotate and analyse the data. 


Read guest blog posts written by researchers who attend CLARIN User Involvement events and share their insights. They are a great way of following up on the topics of the events and resources used.

One of the most recent guest blog posts was written by Elena Volodina on the 'CLARIN workshop on Interoperability of Second Language Resources and Tools', a CLARIN-PLUS workshop held in December 2017 at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Click here to see the list of guest blog posts.

Tour de CLARIN     CLARIN Mobility grants

Get to know the CLARIN consortia in our network one by one, find out about their signature training initiatives, discover the resources, tools and research projects they are most proud of and meet the researchers who have benefitted from their infrastructure. Join us on a virtual road tour that takes us to a different CLARIN member country every two months.

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Would you like to learn how to use a resource or tool developed at a CLARIN centre? Or would you like to learn how to integrate a resource or tool you've developed into the CLARIN infrastructure? Or would you perhaps like to develop training materials based on the CLARIN infrastructure for your students or fellow researchers? Read about how you can apply for a CLARIN Moblity Grant.

Read about how you can submit a proposal for CLARIN mobility grant.

Read a recent blog post written by Jan Niestadt who received the CLARIN Mobility Grant in November 2017.

Videolectures     Call for User Involvement event proposal

Since 2016, we have been building an on-line library of talks and tutorials from our training and academic events on the VideoLectures.NET portal, which is an award-winning free and open access educational videolectures repository. You can currently choose between 58 videos that are synchronised with the slides from our 6 international events: the 5th CLARIN Annual Conference, the CLARIN-PLUS workshops on Oral History Archives, Newspaper Collections, Parliamentary Records and Social Media Data, and the CLARIN tutorial on Text Analytics for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences.

Read more.


We are committed to enabling training opportunities for researchers at all stages and from a wide range of disciplines and are welcoming proposals to fund Master Classes, Tutorials, Seminars and Summer Schools as well as on-line training materials that are focusing on teaching how to use the CLARIN resources, tools or depositing services.

Read about how you can submit a proposal for CLARIN User Involvement event.

Read about past UI events funded by CLARIN.

Digital Humanities Course Registry    

User Involvement events


The DH Course Registry currently contains a selection of DH courses offered by European academic organizations. The platform for the sharing of information on DH courses has been relaunched earlier this year as a joint effort of the European research infrastructures CLARIN ERIC and DARIAH-EU. Students, lecturers and researchers can search the database on the basis of disciplines, topographical information (location), ECTS credits or the academic degrees that are awarded. In addition, courses can be searched for using TaDiRAH, a Taxonomy of Digital Research Activities in the Humanities (including labels for techniques and objects) and sub-disciplines from the Social Sciences and the Humanities.

Visit Digital Humanities Course Registry


In 2017, we have funded 3 summer schools in digital humanities and translation technologies (in MadridLeipzig and Ljubljana), 3 tutorials on TEI and text analytics for Social Media (in Bolzano and Brussels) and 1 workshop on teaching NLP for digital humanities (Berlin).

Read more about the events here.


CLARIN ERIC User Involvement Coordinators

The CLARIN for Reasearchers is a joint effort of User Involvement coordinators from all CLARIN member countries that are headed by the CLARIN ERIC Director of User Involvement Darja Fišer and her assistant Jakob Lenardič.

National User Involvement Coordinators

Here you can find out about the CLARIN User Involvement coordinator in your country or a country you are most interested in and get in touch with them if you have any questions about their resources, tools, on-line training materials or training events in the near future.