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LINGUIST List 22.136

Fri Jan 07 2011

Support: Comp Ling, Lang Technology: Ma/MSc Student, EM LCT Consortium

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        1.     Valia Kordoni , Computational Linguistics, Language Technology, Communication Technologies: Ma/MSc Student, EM LCT Consortium

Message 1: Computational Linguistics, Language Technology, Communication Technologies: Ma/MSc Student, EM LCT Consortium
Date: 04-Jan-2011
From: Valia Kordoni <kordonicoli.uni-sb.de>
Subject: Computational Linguistics, Language Technology, Communication Technologies: Ma/MSc Student, EM LCT Consortium
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Institution/Organization: EM LCT Consortium
Department: Computational Linguistics / Language Technology
Web Address: http://lct-master.org

Level: MA / MSc

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Language Technology, Communication Technologies

Description:

Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for overseas and non-overseas (EUROPEAN) students

For applicants of both Category A & B, the deadline for submitting applications
is *17th January 2011*

Category A = non European and special window
Category B = European and other than A
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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
(http://ec.europa.eu/education/external-relation-programmes/doc72_en.htm).

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.

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: 17-Jan-2011

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

Contact Information:
        Dr. Valia Kordoni
        kordonicoli.uni-sb.de
        Phone:+49 681 302 4682
        Fax:+49 681 302 4700


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