European branches

Headquarters
The Bilingualism Matters main office and headquarters for the international network is based in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland.
Edinburgh
The first ever Bilingualism Matters founded by Professor Antonella Sorace opened in 2008 at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Basque Country
Bilingualism Matters opened in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country (Spain), in March 2015 as part of the EU funded AThEME project . The branch is hosted by the Bilingual Mind Group at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).
Essex
Bilingualism Matters East of England opened in Colchester in March 2018. The branch is hosted by the LaDeLi research centre at The University of Essex.
Granada
Bilingualism Matters opened in Granada, Spain, on 23rd February 2018. The branch is hosted by the University of Granada.
Konstanz
Bilingualism Matters opened in Konstanz, Germany, in January 2014 under the name Zentrum für Mehrsprachigkeit, initially as part of the EU funded AThEME project.
Krakow
Bilingualism Matters Krakow opened in 2018 at the Institute of Psychology of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland).
London
Bilingualism Matters London launched on 1st November 2019. The branch is a consortium partnership with current members from the Institute of Modern Languages Research at the University of London, the University of Westminster, and University College London Institute of Education.
Luxembourg
Bilingualism Matters Luxembourg opened in March 2021. The branch is hosted by the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at the University of Luxembourg.
Madrid
BM Madrid tiene como objetivo comunicar lo que los investigadores del área de Madrid saben sobre el bilingüismo y el aprendizaje de idiomas para que las personas puedan tomar decisiones informadas sobre los idiomas en su vida personal y profesional. También pretenden concienciar sobre los beneficios de hablar una segunda lengua y las consecuencias que puede tener tanto a nivel cognitivo como social. Los investigadores de BM Madrid trabajan en varios aspectos del bilingüismo (por ejemplo, el aprendizaje y la enseñanza de una segunda lengua, la cognición social y las lenguas extranjeras) y pretenden comunicar sus hallazgos al público en general, incluidos padres, profesores, profesionales de la salud y responsables políticos.
Milan
Bilingualism Matters opened in Milan, Italy, in November 2014, hosted by the University of Milan-Bicocca.
Nantes
Bilingualism Matters opened in Nantes, France, in March 2015 as part of the EU funded AThEME project.
The Netherlands
Meertalig.nl was founded in 2011 as an activity of De Taalstudio. It joined the Bilingualism Matters international network in September 2014.
Poznań
Bilingualism Matters Poznań opened in September 2018. The branch is hosted by the Faculty of English at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland.
Rijeka
Bilingualism Matters opened in Rijeka, Croatia, in June 2014 as part of the EU funded AThEME project .
Siena
Bilingualism Matters opened in Siena, Italy, in September 2013.
Thessaloniki
Bilingualism Matters opened in Thessaloniki, Greece, in January 2012, under the name “Me 2 glosses”. The branch is hosted by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Trento
In October 2012, a branch of Bilingualism Matters opened at the University of Trento in Italy, under the name Bilinguismo Conta.
Napoli
Bilingualism Matters@Naples Federico II
Tromsø
Bilingualism Matters opened in Tromsø, Norway, in June 2011, under the name “Flere språk til flere”. The branch is hosted by UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Trondheim
Bilingualism Matters opened in Trondheim, Norway, on 28th November 2016. The branch is hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Tübingen
Bilingualism Matters opened in Tübingen, Germany, in July 2018 under the name „Mehrsprachigkeitszentrum in Tübingen“. The branch is hosted by the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen.

Asian branches

Hong Kong
Based at The Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, BM Hong Kong launched in April 2019.
Israel (Ramat Gan)
Bilingualism Matters opened in Ramat Gan, Israel in June 5th, 2018, hosted by Bar Ilan University.

North American branches

Chicago
We share perspectives on bilingual education, language learning, and the bilingual experience in the greater Chicago area.
New Jersey
Bilingualism Matters Rutgers opened in May 2015, hosted by the the department of Spanish and Portuguese at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. It is known locally as RU Bilingual and is run by enthusiastic graduate students all studying bilinguals and language acqusition.
Penn State
Bilingualism Matters opened in Pennsylvania, USA, in December 2014, hosted by the the Center for Language Science (CLS) at the Pennsylvania State University.
South Carolina
Bilingualism Matters opened in South Carolina, USA, on 29th March 2019. The branch is hosted by the College of Education at the University of South Carolina.
Waterloo
Bilingualism Matters opened at Wilfrid Laurier in Waterloo, Canada, on 11th October 2019. The branch is hosted by the Language Acquisition, Multilingualism, and Cognition Laboratory at Wilfrid Laurier University.