Currently, CLUNL’s researchers are organized in four research groups:

LiFE – Formal and Experimental Linguistics

LLT – Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology

G&T – Grammar & Text

CLCM – Cognition, Language and Multimodal Communication

These groups are committed to investigating specific research topics, especially: L1 and L2 acquisition; forms and constructions in Portuguese; lexicography and lexicology; multimodality, multilingualism; approaches to language teaching (L1 and L2); natural language processing; theories of texts and discourses; terminologies and ontologies.