Dates: 3-11 September, 2018
Location: Ilia University, Tbilisi, Georgia

After a successful pilot launch of a summer program in July 2017 (@Tbilisi State University), we are happy to offer an intensive program in linguistics for undergraduate and graduate students from Georgia and other countries in the region. Daily classes in core linguistic disciplines and L1 acquisition will be held from September 3 through September 8 (6 days) and then on September 10 and 11 (part of the time in the final two days will be devoted to student presentations).


  • Phonetics and Phonology (Noam Faust, CNRS/Paris 8)
  • Semantics (Annemarie van Dooren, University of Maryland)
  • Syntax (Léa Nash, CNRS/Paris 8, and Maria Polinsky, University of Maryland)
  • First Language Acquisition (TBA)

For questions regarding course content and preparation, please contact Professors Nash ( or Polinsky (
For administrative and practical questions, please contact

To register for the Summer School, fill out the form.