The ECSPM honours the interrelationship between civil society, academia and social action, by generating the Cluster of University Research Units focusing on Multilingualism (CURUM) and related issues such as language learning, teaching and assessment, as well as language in society/the public space.  The university units that are members/partners of the ECSPM so far are:

The Babylon Center for the Study of Superdiversity, University of Tilburg, NL. Contact person: Massimiliano Spotti
Cambridge Language Sciences, Interdisciplinary Research Centre, University of Cambridge, UK. Contact persons: Linda Fisher and Ianthi Tsimpli
CCERBAL (Canadian Centre for Studies and Research in Bilingualism and Language Planning at the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI) of the University of Ottawa, CA): Represented by Nikolay Slavkov
CDL (Centre for Diversity & Learning), Ghent University, BE. Contact Person: Piet Van Avermaet
CeLM (Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism), University of Reading, UK. Contact Person: Ludovica Serratrice
CEM (Centre for Excellence for Multilingualism and Language Policy), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, GR. Contact person: Bessie Mitsikopoulou
Center for Multilingualism, Universität Konstanz, DE. Contact person: Theo Marinis
Centro di Eccellenza della Ricerca (Permanent linguistic observatory of Italian) Università per Stranieri di Siena, IT. Contact person: Monica Barni
GEO (Groupe d’Études orientales, slaves et néo-helléniques / Centre for Research in Greek, Slavic and Oriental Studies), Université de Strasbourg, FR. Contact person: Irini Tsamadou-Jacoberger
GL/ML (Greek Language and Multilingualism Laboratory), GR. Contact person: George Androulakis
GS/FL (German as a Second / Foreign Language), Research Group, Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, DE. Contact person: Tanja Rinker
Institute of Linguistics and Literary Studies, Division of Multilingualism, Technische Universität Darmstadt, DE. Contact person: Britta Hufeisen
LiLPa (linguistique, langue, parole), Université de Strasbourg, FR. Contact person: Andrea Young
Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, Leeuwarden, NL. Contact person: Cor van der Meer
MIRCo (Center on Multilingualism, Discourse and Communication), The Autonomous University of Madrid, ES. Contact person: Luisa Martín Rojo
MRN (Multilingualism Research Network), University of Cardiff, UK. Contact person: Jonathan Morris

Academia as Civil Society
CURUM Booklet