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Language Science is broad and our community is large. The University of Maryland is home to over 200 language scientists in 22 different departments and centers. There is strength in numbers, but more important than our size is the level of connection and integration across disciplines and perspectives, in the form of collaborative research projects, co-mentoring of students, and co-teaching of interdisciplinary classes. The lively community provides the foundation for all else that we do.

University of Maryland language scientists are based in the following departments, centers and programs:

Hearing and Speech Sciences • Computer Science • Second Language Acquisition • Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education • Psychology • Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership • Electrical and Computer Engineering • Human Development and Quantitative Methodology • Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science • Infant + Child Studies Consortium • iSchool • Linguistics • National Foreign Language Center • Philosophy • Graduate Studies in Interpreting and Translation • English • School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures • Communication • Center for Advanced Study of Language • University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies • Language and Literacy Research Center • Institute for Systems Research