Since 1990, the U.S. Department of Education has awarded Title VI grants to institutions of higher education in order to establish Language Resource Centers (LRCs). The common goal of the LRCs is to promote the learning and teaching of foreign languages in the United States.

Go to the Joint Language Resource Center Website for a searchable database of resources and professional development opportunities available through the Centers.

Download the Language Resource Centers brochure
Download a PDF listing free resources from the LRCs



 The Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center (AELRC) at the Center for Applied Linguistics and Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

The Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education & Research (CALPER) at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 The Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS) at the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

 The Center for the Languages of the Central Asian Region (CELCAR) at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

  The Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

 The Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL) at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

 The Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research (CULTR) at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

The National African Language Resource Center (NALRC) at Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN

 The National East Asian Languages Resource Center (NEALRC) at Ohio State University, Colombus, OH

 The National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

 The National Heritage Language Resource Center (NHLRC) at the University of California – Los Angeles, CA

The National Resource Center for Asian Languages (NRCAL) at California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

The Open Language Resource Center (OLRC) at The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Professionals in Education Advancing Research and Language Learning (PEARLL) at The National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland, Riverdale, MD

The Second Language Teaching and Research Center (L2TReC) at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 The Slavic and East European Language Research Center (SEELRC) at Duke University, Durham, NC


Previously Funded Language Resource Centers

 The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

The Center for Integrated Language Communities (CILC) at The City University of New York, New York City, NY

 The Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

 The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

 The National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC) at George Washington University, Washington D.C.

 The National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center (NK-12FLRC) at Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 The National Middle East Language Resource Center (NMELRC) at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

  The South Asia Language Resource Center (SALRC) at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL