Office of the Provost

Academic Planning and Programs

Centers and Institutes

(Many centers incorporate "Maryland" or "University of Maryland" into common usage, though their formal names may not include those words. If you're having trouble locating a particular center, try dropping "Maryland" or "University" from the title.) Whenever feasible, acronyms have been included, so you can search by acronym as well. Click the column headings to re-order the list.
College / DivisionCenter / Institute
AGNRCenter for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy
AGNRCenter for Food Safety and Security Systems (CFS3)
AGNRCenter for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM)
AGNRCentral Maryland Research & Education Center (CMREC)
AGNRHarry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc.
AGNRHome and Garden Information Center (HGIC)
AGNRJoint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) 
AGNRLower Eastern Shore Research and Education Center - Salisbury (LESREC)
AGNRMaryland 4-H Center
AGNRMaryland Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES)
AGNRWestern Maryland Research and Education Center - Keedysville (WMREC)
AGNRWye Research and Education Center - Queenstown
ARHUCenter for East Asian Studies (CEAS)
ARHUCenter for Historical Studies (CHS)
ARHURoshan Institute for Persian Studies (formely Center for Persian Studies, The)
ARHUCenter for Political Communication and Civic Leadership
ARHUCenter for Risk Communication Research
ARHUCenter for Studies in 19th Century Music
ARHUClarice Smith Performing Arts Center
ARHUConsortium on Race, Gender, and Ethnicity (CRGE)
ARHUDavid C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora
ARHULaboratory for Computational Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP)
ARHULatin American Studies Center (LASC)
ARHUMaryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
ARHUMeyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies
ARHUNational Foreign Language Center (NFLC)  
BMGTCenter for Complexity in Business
BMGTCenter for Digital Innovation, Technology and Strategy (DIGITS)
BMGTCenter for Excellence in Service (CES)
BMGTCenter for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
BMGTCenter for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS)
BMGTDingman Center for Entrepreneurship, The
BMGTSupply Chain Management Center (SCMC)
BSOSChesapeake Bay Environment Program
BSOSArchaeology in Annapolis
BSOSCenter for Addictions, Personality and Emotion Research
BSOSCenter for American Politics and Citizenship (CAPC)
BSOSCenter for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing (C-CEBH)
BSOSCenter for East Asian Studies (CEAS)
BSOSCenter for Heritage Resource Studies (CHRS)
BSOSCenter for Innovation
BSOSCenter for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM)
BSOSCenter for International Economics (CIE)
BSOSCenter for Research on Military Organization (CRMO)
BSOSCenter for Studies of Post-Communist Societies (CSPCS)
BSOSCenter for Substance Abuse Research
BSOSGlobal Land Cover Facility (GLCF)
BSOSHearing and Speech Clinic      
BSOSInterindustry Forecasting at the University of Maryland (InForUM)
BSOSInternational Communication and Negotiation Simulations (ICONS)
BSOSMaryland Population Research Center (MPRC)
BSOSNational Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism  (START)
BSOSPsychology Clinic  
BSOSCenter for Safe Solutions (CSS)
SPHLUniversity of Maryland Center on Aging (UMCA)
CMNSCenter for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing (C-CEBH)
CMNSMaryland Pathogen Research Institute (MPRI)
CMNSTeaching and Learning Center (TLC)
INFOInformation Policy and Access Center
CMNSCenter for Automation Research (CfAR)
CMNSCenter for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB)
CMNSCenter for Digital International Government (CDIG)
CMNSCenter for High Energy Astrophysics
CMNSCenter for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials (CNAM)
CMNSCenter for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM) 
CMNSCombined Array for Research in Millimeter-wave Astronomy (CARMA)
CMNSCondensed Matter Theory Center (CMTC)
CMNSCooperative Institute for Climate Studies (CICS)
CMNSEarth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC)
CMNSEast-West Space Science Center  
CMNSFraunhofer Center
CMNSInstitute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS)
CMNSInstitute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST)
CMNSInstitute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP) 
CMNSJoint Quantum Institute (JQI)
CMNSMaryland NanoCenter
CMNSMaterials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)  
CMNSNorbert Wiener Center for Harmonic Analysis and Applications
EDUCCenter for Children, Relationships, and Culture (CCRC)
EDUCCenter for Chinese Language Teacher Certification and Development (CCLTCD)
EDUCCenter for Integrated Latent Variable Research (CILVR)
EDUCCenter for Mathematics Education
EDUCCenter for Young Children (CYC)
EDUCInstitute for Child Study
EDUCMaryland Assessment Research Center (MARC)
EDUCMaryland Institute for Minority Achievement & Urban Education (MIMAUE)
EDUCMaryland Language and Literacy Research Center (MLLRC)
ENGRAlfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center for Education and Research
ENGRBridge Engineering Software Center (BEST)
ENGRCenter for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE)
ENGRCenter for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT)
ENGRCenter for Dynamics and Control of Smart Structures (CDCSS)
ENGRCenter for Engineering Concepts Development
ENGRCenter for Environmental Energy Engineering (CEEE)
ENGRCenter for Firefighter Safety Research and Development
ENGRCenter for Hypersonics and Research (CHR)
ENGRCenter for Minorities in Science and Engineering (CMSE)
ENGRCenter for Networking of Infrastructure Sensors (CNIS)
ENGRCenter for Risk and Reliability (CRR)
ENGRCenter for Technology and Systems Management (CTSM)
ENGRComposites Research Laboratory
ENGREnergy Research Center (UMERC)
ENGRInstitute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP)
ENGRInstitute for Systems Research (ISR)
ENGRMaryland Center for Automotive Research and Testing (MCART)
ENGRMaryland Hybrid Networks Center
ENGRNanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage (NEES)
ENGRMaryland Technology Enterprise Institute (MTECH)
ENGRMaryland Transportation Technology Transfer Center
ENGRNational Center of Excellence for Aviation Operations Research (NEXTOR)
ENGRSmart Materials and Structures Research Center (SMSRC)
JOURInternational Center for Media & the Public Agenda, The (IMPCA)
PLCYCenter for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER)
PLCYCenter for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM)
PLCYCenter for Public Policy and Private Enterprise (CPPPE)
ARCHNational Center for Smart Growth Research and Education
VPRCenter for Advanced Study of Language (CASL)
VPRCenter for Applied Policy Studies (UMCAPS)
VPRCenter for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER)
VPRInstitute for Governmental Service and Research
VPRJoint Global Change Research Institute
VPRMaryland Small Business Development Center (MDSBDC)
SPHLCenter for Healthy Families
SVPAAPTeaching and Learning Transformation Center
UGSTMaryland Center for Undergraduate Research
ARHUCenter for Literary and Comparative Studies
BMGTCenter for Social Value Creation
BMGTCenter for Financial Policy
BSOSAnthropology of the Immigrant Life Course Research Program
INFOCenter for Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI)
INFOCloud Computing Center
SVPAAPInstitute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research
INFOTrace Research & Development Center
PLCYDo Good Institute
ARHUMaryland Language Science Center
BMGTCenter for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC)
SPHLMaryland Center for Health Equity
SPHLHorowitz Center for Health Literacy
BSOSMaryland Neuroimaging Center
SVPAAPDeVos Institute of Arts Management
ARHUGildenhorn Insitute for Israel Studies
ARHUCenter for the History of the New America
ARHUCenter for Synergy
ARHUPotomac Center for the Study of Modernity
ARHUCollaboratory for Visual Culture
ARHUArt Gallery
SVPAAPInstitute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR)
PLCYCenter for Global Sustainability
JOURFuture of Information Alliance
JOURThe Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism
ENGRUMD NIST Center for Neutron Research
ENGRNational Transportation Center
ENGRMaryland Water Resources Center
ENGRCenter for Disaster Resilience
ENGRCenter for Orbital Debris Education and Research
ENGRCenter of Excellence in Regulatory Science & Innovation (CERSI)
ENGRLight Scattering Center
CMNSCenter for Health-related Informatics and Bioimaging (CHIB)
CMNSCenter for Experimental Fundamental Physics
CMNSMaryland Center for Fundamental Physics
CMNSMaryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2)
CMNSNanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage (NEES)
ARCHEnvironmental Finance Center
EDUCCenter for Early Childhood Education and Intervention (CECEI)
EDUCCenter for Science and Technology in Education (CSTE)
EDUCInstitute for the Study of Exceptional Children and Youth
EDUCMaryland English Institute
EDUCMaryland Equity Project (MEP)
EDUCMultilingual Research Center
BMGTSmith School Behavioral Laboratory
BMGTFinancial Markets Laboratory
SPHLCenter on Young Adult Health and Development (CYAHD)
CMNSJoint Space-Science Institute (JSI)
CMNSNational Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
BSOSJoint Global Carbon Cycle Center
SPHLUniversity of Maryland Prevention Research Center (UMD-PRC)
CMNSCenter for Women in Computing
BSOSCenter for Global Agricultural Research
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