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Exchanges, Study Abroad, Summer Programs

Within the U.S.

Universities participating in the National Exchange Program

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks: Native Languages of Alaska: Aleut, Alutiiq (also called Aleut or Sugpiaq), Central Yup'ik Eskimo, St. Lawrence Island Eskimo, Inupiaq Eskimo, Tsimshian, Haida, Tlingit and Eyak and 11 Athabascan languages.
  • University of Arizona: Syntax, Cognitive Science, Native American Languages, including Salishan languages, Mayan languages, Tohono O'odham, Navajo, Hiaki, Oneida, Laguna.
  • University of Connecticut: Syntax, Semantics, American Sign Language, Language Acquisition
  • University of Hawai at Manoa: Austronesian Linguistics
  • University of Maryland at College Park: Syntax, Acquisition, Processing, Slavic
  • University of New Mexico: Navajo, Sign Languages
  • North Carolina State University: American Dialects (Walt Wolfram)
  • Northern Arizona University: Hopi, Navajo
  • University of Southern Maine: American Sign Language, Nicaraguan Sign Language (Judy Kegl)

International Exchange Programs

Many of the Universities listed below can be attended via a UMass program


  • University of São Paulo: Syntax, Semantics, Phonetics, Indigenous languages of Brazil


  • University of Paris VII: Syntax


  • University of Stuttgart, Baden Württemberg Program: Semantics, Syntax
  • University of Tübingen, Baden Württemberg Program: Semantics, Syntax
  • University of Konstanz, Baden Württemberg Program: Phonology, Phonetics, Processing.
  • Humboldt University: Berlin Semantics, Pragmatics
  • University of Potsdam: Syntax, Semantics, Psycholinguistics, Phonology


  • Trinity College Dublin: Irish and other Celtic Languages
  • University College Dublin: Phonology, Semantics, Irish


  • University of Milan: Semantics
  • University of Milan-Bicocca: Semantics, Syntax, Acquisition, Processing, Cognitive Science
  • University of Siena: Syntax, Acquisition


  • International Christian University, Tokyo: Japanese Linguistics
  • Nanzan University: Japanese Linguistics, Syntax

The Netherlands

  • University of Leyden: Syntax, Chinese Linguistics, Egyptology
  • University of Amsterdam: Semantics, computational linguistics
  • University of Utrecht: Syntax, Semantics

Summer Programs