The Portal Hjelmslev is a database on glossematics theory. Its principal aim is to make texts and information about the scientific works of Louis Hjelmslev, one of the most outstanding figures of the language theory of the 20th century, available to linguists, semioticists, and computer scientists.



An extensive survey of the glossematics literature since 1928, the year of the publication of Principes de Grammaire Générale.

Texts of semiotics epistemology and a selection of essays on the methodology of analysis of computer, music, phonology, and syntax structures, to mention some.

The major work of Hjelmslev and a hypertext avant la lettre, the Résumé of a Theory of Language is shown through hypermedia resources.


Some related portals, institutional and personal sites of interest.


Portal Hjelmslev development team.