The Maryland Language Science Center brings together the largest and most integrated community of language scientists in North America.

Students and faculty have access to world-class resources for computational, cognitive, neuroscientific, clinical, and educational research on language. The university’s setting in the Washington DC metropolitan area provides enviable access to national organizations, leading research centers, and a melting pot of language diversity. Read on to learn more about Language at Maryland, the Maryland Language Science Center, and the outstanding opportunities for students and faculty to developing ambitious interdisciplinary expertise through cross-department programs.



5th Language Science Day to be hosted at the Adele H Stamp Student Union

It is time to mark your calendars for the 5th annual Language Science Day!  The event is scheduled for Friday, September 19th, from 12 – 5pm at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union. To REGISTER please visit our website! We will find out about each other’s latest research endeavors over lunch, ... [read more]

Maria Polinsky to join UMD

We are delighted to welcome Maria (Masha) Polinsky to the language science community at Maryland. Masha is renowned for her research in cross-linguistic syntax and language universals, language processing and heritage languages. She is currently a Professor of Linguistics at Harvard, and will be ... [read more]