Summer schools 2024

Lancaster Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics 2024

Lancaster Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics are held annually during the summer at Lancaster University. Taking part in the summer schools offers a wonderful opportunity to learn about corpus linguistics from leading scholars in the field and meet many other participants working on exciting projects and topics.  Lancaster summer schools are a truly international event, each year welcoming participants from over 30 countries in the world. While the participants come to Lancaster to learn about corpus linguistics, the summer schools are also a place for developing new academic collaborations and building new friendships. 


In 2024, our annual Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics in Lancaster will take place in personThe programme includes both lectures and practical sessions that introduce the latest developments in the field and practical applications of cutting-edge analytical techniques. The summer schools are taught by leading experts in the field from Lancaster University. The summer schools are open to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students as well as postdoctoral researchers and senior researchers. The summer schools are free to attend

In 2024, we will offer the following two summer schools (for further details, click through to each Summer School’s full description):

If you are interested in studying corpus linguistics at Lancaster University, you can also consider different ways of joining us such as our MOOC in Corpus Linguistics, and our two distance postgraduate programmes, MA in Corpus Linguistics (a two-year programme) and Postgraduate Certificate in Corpus Linguistics (a one-year programme), both delivered fully online. It is also possible to take postgraduate courses in corpus linguistics for institutional credit. You can also check the various online resources we have put together for those interested in learning more about different methods and applications of corpus linguistics. 



Dates: 24-28 June 2024

Venue: Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

Application: The applications for the summer schools are now closed.

Organising committee: Dr Dana Gablasova, Dr Luke Collins

Contact: You can contact the Summer Schools organisers using (Please note, that while the summer schools are free to attend, there are unfortunately no additional sources of funding available to support the summer school participants, e.g. their travel or accommodation). 

When tweeting about the event, please use: #LancsSS24

The summer schools takes place under the aegis of The ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), which is the recipient of The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. CASS is investigating the use of language related to important social topics such as healthcare, climate change, poverty, hate crime, education and language learning.