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Welcome to the Department of Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Florida is home to the science of language. Linguistics takes different shapes and forms, all focusing on understanding how language is used and how it shapes the human experience. We have expertise in different realms of linguistics, including language documentation, theoretical, neuro-, and computational approaches to linguistics, language acquisition/bilingualism, and language teaching. We are also home to several labs that aim to provide hands-on learning opportunities for students at all levels, from undergraduate to graduate. More details can be found throughout our website.