Lexicom – an intensive workshop in lexicography and lexical computing

basic information

dates: September 2021

location: Cambridge, United Kingdom

organizer: Lexical Computing

registration limit: 30 participants


Have a look at the sample programme. A final programme, reflecting developments in the field, will be published later.

lecturers and invited speakers

The course will be led by Michael Rundell, Miloš Jakubíček and Vojtěch Kovář.

Our guest lecturer this year will be Tony Thorne of King’s College London, a well-known expert on contemporary slang and the language of subcultures.


The Workshop will be held in Jesus College, part of the University of Cambridge. The college is over 500 years old, and is situated a short walk from the city centre. Some of its buildings are even older than the college itself, which was founded on the site of a medieval priory.

included in the fee

The fee includes 1-year access to Sketch Engine, tuition, 5 lunches and refreshments during coffee breaks. Accommodation can be reserved during the registration. The participants are responsible for their travel expenses and other costs.

reduced rates

Participants should register and pay before 1 June 2021 to qualify for the early bird discount.

Participants from these countries qualify for the mid- and low-income country discount.

group discount

Participants from the same institution or company will receive a 30 % discount for the second and any additional participant.

Feesearly bird (till 31 May 2021)standard rate (from 1 June 2021)
high-income country1,320 GBP1,680 GBP
mid-income country1,055 GBP1,390 GBP
low-income country870 GBP1,150 GBP
student: high-income country870 GBP1,150 GBP
student: mid-income country760 GBP990 GBP
low-income country
650 GBP845 GBP

all prices include UK VAT


Cancellations received before 30 June 2021 will be refunded in full, minus the cost of GBP 25 processing fee. Cancellations received between 1 July 2021 and 15 August 2021 will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee of the registration costs. No refunds are generally made for cancellations received after 16 August 2021 except in very special and unforeseen circumstances. All cancellations must be sent in writing via e-mail to info@lexicom.courses. The organizers reserve the right to cancel the event before 1 July 2021, in which case participants who have already registered will be entitled to a full refund.

Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0


Rooms (with breakfast) will be available in the college. Accommodation is not included in the price and can be reserved during the registration. Participants can also decide to book accommodation themselves.

Chapel Court
Single Ensuite, including breakfast
GBP  87 per night
GBP 435 for 5 nights (Sunday – Friday)

West Court B&B
Single Shared Facilities, including breakfast
GBP 54 per night
GBP 270 for 5 nights (Sunday – Friday)

These accommodation options can be selected in the registration form.

All prices include VAT.

travel information

Cambridge is easy to reach from all London airports. To find your bus/coach or train, check the airport websites. The journey time is between 30 mins and 2h30mins depending on the airport and the mode of transport.

Search for trains on National Rail or use National Express for bus/coach connections.

London Stansted (50 km)
50 min by direct train from the airport
direct buses between the airport and Cambridge

London Luton (70 km)
direct buses between the airport and Cambridge
trains from London Luton Parkway Station via London King’s Cross Station

London Heathrow (120 km), London Gatwick (150 km)
direct buses between the airports and Cambridge
trains via London

London City Airport (90 km)
buses and trains from London

London Southend Airport (120 km)
check the airport website


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