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LINGUIST List 21.1079

Fri Mar 05 2010

Support: Computational Ling: Ma / MSc Student, EM LCT Masters Program

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        1.    Valia Kordoni, Computational Linguistics: Ma / MSc Student, EM LCT Masters Program

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Ma / MSc Student, EM LCT Masters Program
Date: 03-Mar-2010
From: Valia Kordoni <kordonicoli.uni-sb.de>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Ma / MSc Student, EM LCT Masters Program
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Institution/Organization: EM LCT Masters Program: Scholarships for EU/non-overseas students
Web Address: http://lct-master.org

Level: MA / MSc

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Language Technology, Communication Technologies


!Scholarships for EU/non-overseas students!: Erasmus Mundus Masters in Language
and Communication Technologies (LCT; http://lct-master.org)


For non-overseas students, the deadline for submitting applications is

15th April 2010

Non-overseas applicants are defined as nationals of an EU member state, an
EEA-EFTA state (Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) or other nationals who have
carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of
12 months over the last five years in one of these countries.


The following consortium of Universities:

1. Saarland University in Saarbruecken, Germany (coordinator)
2. Free University of Bozen - Bolzano, Italy
3. University of Malta
4. University of Nancy 2, France
5. Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
6. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
7. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
8. The University of Melbourne, Australia

are offering the Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies
(LCT; http://lct-master.org) under the auspices of the Erasmus Mundus Program of
the European Union

The Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies is
an international distributed Master of Science course. The program involves
studying one year at one of the Universities of the consortium, and completing
the second year with a stay in one of the other partner Universities. After
this, the student will obtain two degrees at the level of Masters with legal
value in each of the countries of issue.

The Program in Brief

Objectives: The Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Language and Communication
Technologies provides students with profound knowledge and insight into the
various disciplines that contribute to the methods of language and communication
technologies and it strengthens their ability to work according to scientific
methods. Moreover, the students acquire practice-oriented knowledge by choosing
appropriate combinations of modules in Language Technology, Computational and
Theoretical Linguistics, and Computer Science. As such, the Erasmus Mundus
Masters Program in LCT is designed to meet the demands of industry and research
in the rapidly growing area of Language Technology. It offers education and
training opportunities for future generations of leaders in research and innovation.

Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

Language of instruction: English

Summary of Study Programme: The course consists of compulsory core modules, as
well as elective advanced modules in Language Technology and Computer Science,
optionally complemented by a project, and completed by a Masters dissertation.

Application deadline for Category B (NON-OVERSEAS, as defined at the beginning
of this message) students: *15th April 2010*

Application Web Address: http://lct-master.org/registration/

Scholarship grant: approx. 13000 EURO/year

For detailed info on applications, please, check the web pages:


For further information please contact Dr. Valia Kordoni.

Program coordinators:

Prof. Hans Uszkoreit (hansu at coli.uni-sb.de)
Dr. Valia Kordoni (kordoni at coli.uni-sb.de)

Applications Deadline: 15-Apr-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://lct-master.org/registration/index.php?authorsInstructions=1

Contact Information:
        Dr. Valia Kordoni

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