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Program Name:

Erasmus Mundus MSc in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT)
Alternate Name: LCT
Program Homepage: http://www.lct-master.org/
Institution: Saarland University
City: Saarbr├╝cken
Zip/Postal Code: 66041
Country: Germany
Contact Person: Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova , Dr.
Email:

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Phone: +49(0)681-85775.5356
Linguistic Subfield(s): Computational Linguistics
Other Program Specialties: All instruction in English. Saarland University is the program coordinator. LCT partner universities are:
University of Lorraine
University of Groningen
Charles University in Prague
University of Malta
University of Trento
University of the Basque Country
University of Melbourne
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: The EMMLCT program is an international distributed Master of Science course. It is designed to meet the demands of industry and research in the rapidly growing of language technology. It offers education and training opportunities for the next generations of leaders in research and innovation. It provides students with profound knowledge and insight into the various disciplines that contribute to the methods of language and communication technologies a.k.a computational linguistics a.k.a. natural language processing 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.

The program involves studying one year each at two different European partner universities. Optionally a stay at one of the non-European partners is possible. After completing all study requirements the students obtain two already approved Master of Science/Arts degrees with legal value in the countries of issue.

The course consists of compulsory core modules, as well as elective advanced modules in Language Technology and Computer Science, possibly complemented by am internship project, and completed by a Master Thesis.
Available Financial Aid: All applications submitted in the scholarship phase (deadline usually in January, see the home page) are automatically considered for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship.
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