Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics

QLVL is a research group at the University of Leuven that focuses on empirical, corpus-linguistic studies of language variation, with a specific emphasis on lexical variation.

QLVL - What we stand for

QLVL has a strong research tradition, mainly in the field of Cognitive Linguistics. Our research focuses on language variation, which we approach from a quantitative, corpus-based perspective. See our research profile for details.



QLVL - What we have to offer

An extended list of our recently published work, with some downloads, can be found on the publications page. If you want to obtain a copy of one of the articles, you may always contact the authors. The QLVL presentation page features a list of presentations.

The QLVL team will be pleased to welcome PhD students who wish to come to Leuven to benefit from the team's corpus-linguistic expertise. The Tools and Training page describes what we have to offer: corpus tools, corpora and courses.


QLVL - Where we can be found

QLVL is part of the Research Unit Linguistics of the University of Leuven: the Contact page gives you practical information on how to reach us.