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X International Congress on Language Acquisition

From September 7 to 9, 2022 | Girona

10th Edition


Welcome to the web page of the X International Congress on Language Acquisition,
which will be held at the University of Girona between September 7 and 9, 2022.

Asociación para el Estudio de la Adquisición del Lenguaje
Asociación para o estudo da adquisición da lenguaxe
Associació per a l'estudi de l'adquisició del llenguatge
Hizkuntza jabekuntza ikasketen elkartea

Conference venue
The conference will take place at the Faculty of Education and Psychology of the University of Girona,
located in the old part of the city.


Plenary speakers
Miguel Pérez-Pereira (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)
Caroline Rowland (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Napoleon Katsos  (University of Cambridge)
Roberta Golinkoff (University of Delaware)


Organizing Committee
The members of the organizing committee are affiliated to the University of Girona and are as follows:

Elisabet Serrat

Vice President
Francesc Sidera

Anna Amadó

Carles Rostan
Beatriz Caparrós
Miquel Llorente
Georgina Perpiñà
Glòria Brugués
Robinson Ortiz
Claudio Bahamonde
Alaitz Inchaustegui


Scientific Committee (link)


Thematic areas
Contributions in the following areas are welcome:

Prelinguistic development
Phonetic and phonological development
Lexical-semantic development
Morphosyntactic development
Discourse and pragmatic development
Development in bilingual and multilingual contexts
Sign language development
Literacy development
Difficulties in language development
Socio-cultural factors in language development
Teaching and learning of languages
Relationships between language development and other cognitive developments.
New methodological approaches in language development studies


The Association for the Study of Language Acquisition (AEAL) promotes the study of language acquisition and development, both in monolingual and multilingual situations, paying special attention to the acquisition of Spanish, Basque, Catalan and Galician, as well as the relationship of language with psychological, social, educational and biological processes. This triennial conference brings together specialists in language acquisition in areas as diverse as grammar, semantics, discourse, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, sociolinguistics, language didactics and pedagogy.

Promoting entities

Association for the Study of
Language Acquisition (AEAL)

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