Computational linguistics -- the computational processing and analysis of human language -- is a broad interdiscplinary area of research and development. Our institute aims at bridging the gap between foundational research into language and the development of technologies for society. With 4 professors, over 50 scientists and 200 students in the study programs B.Sc. Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung and M.Sc. Computational Linguistics, IMS counts among the largest hubs of computational linguistics in Germany and Europe.