Renate Irmtraut Bartsch (born 12 December 1939) is a German philosopher of language. She was a professor at the University of Amsterdam between 1974 and 2004.
Bartsch was born on 12 December 1939 in Königsberg. She earned her Doctor title at Heidelberg University in 1967 with a thesis titled: "Grundzüge einer empiristischen Bedeutungstheorie". Bartsch worked as professor of philosophy of language at the University of Amsterdam from 1974 until she retired in 2004.
Bartsch became a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2000.