Analysis of the language situation in the Brussels perifery

Project Details


Due to migration, the Brussels region is characterized by a high degree of cultural and linguistic diversity. This diversity has its impact on the surrounding Flemish municipalities, which led to the development of a specific integration policy with language as the key issue by the Flemish Government.The aim of the research is to obtain an accurate view on the current language diversity and language use by the local population, to enable a future comparison so that language shift over time can be analysed and the measure the effect of the language policies based on a number of parameters.
Effective start/end date1/01/1331/12/13


  • sociology of language

Flemish discipline codes

  • Languages and literary studies
  • Philosophy, ethics and religious studies