2014 prices

Individual academic licence via PayPal (inclusive of VAT):

monthly GBP 5.20
3-monthly GBP 14.60
yearly GBP 52.00

All other prices in GBP, per year, exclusive of UK VAT.

Academic and commercial licences

Single user5 users10 users20 users50 users100 users200 users
Academic 52 208 364 624 1,040 1,404 1,664
Freelance translator 78
Commercial – low intensity 130 520 910 1,560 2,600 3,562 4,160
Commercial – mid intensity 312 1,248 2,184 3,744 6,240 8,736 9,984
Commercial – high intensity/lexicography 832 3,328 5,824 9,984 16,640 22,464 26,624

Different classes of user, in terms of visits per year:

An academic is, for Sketch Engine purposes, an individual or university, using the accounts for teaching and research but not for lexicography for dictionaries to be published.

Quotas on the size of user created corpora

First million words for each user default, no fee
Additional words from 1 million to 10 million £10 per million words per year
Additional words from 10 million to 30 million £5 per million words per year
Additional words from 30 million to 100 million £2 per million words per year
Additional words above 100 million £1 per million words per year

University-wide licences

These licences give access to all students and staff at a University. They do not include WebBootCaT or other corpus-building facilities. Prices depend on size of University. A University-wide licence comes with a number of full-privileges accounts, as below: additional full accounts £20 each.

Non-UK universities

Number of students Small <5,000 Medium <20,000 Large <50,000
Price 780 1,092 1,508
Full accounts 3 5 7

UK universities, classified by JISC Banding

1 2 3 4 5 6 7-10
Price 1,450 1,250 1,050 900 750 650 550

JISC Banding prices valid from November 2013 to October 2014.

Teacher and student licences

Where a teacher wants to provide licences for a group of at least five students, provided the teacher has a regular licence, a batch of six-month student licences may be bought for £10 per person. Please contact inquiries@sketchengine.co.uk.

Additional services

Lexical Computing Ltd also offers services including preparing, installing and hosting customer's corpora on its servers. For arrangements not covered here, also including

please contact inquiries@sketchengine.co.uk.


中国大陆地区代理商为外语教学与研究出版社有限责任公司 (外研社)。中国大陆地区请联系: 客服 email: iservice@fltrp.com 客服电话:86-010-88819704, 88819019

Our agent for China is FLTRP (Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing Company: http://en.fltrp.com). If you are in China please apply to iservice@fltrp.com


台灣區代理為龍登出版有限公司,個人用戶年費2500台幣,只適用台灣及大中華地區訂戶。聯絡人:彭家鳳 chiafeng@bookman.com.tw.

Our agent for Taiwan is BK Norton Ltd. Taiwan price for an individual academic licence: 2500 Taiwan dollars. If you are in Taiwan please apply to Chiafeng@bookman.com.tw.

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