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 <>
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:

Level: MA / MSc

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics Language Technology, Communication Technologies

!Scholarships for EU/non-overseas students!: Erasmus Mundus Masters in Languageand Communication Technologies (LCT;


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, anEEA-EFTA state (Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) or other nationals who havecarried out their main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of12 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, Italy3. University of Malta4. University of Nancy 2, France5. Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic6. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands7. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China8. The University of Melbourne, Australia

are offering the Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies(LCT; under the auspices of the Erasmus Mundus Program ofthe European Union(

The Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies isan international distributed Master of Science course. The program involvesstudying one year at one of the Universities of the consortium, and completingthe second year with a stay in one of the other partner Universities. Afterthis, the student will obtain two degrees at the level of Masters with legalvalue in each of the countries of issue.

The Program in Brief

Objectives: The Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Language and CommunicationTechnologies provides students with profound knowledge and insight into thevarious disciplines that contribute to the methods of language and communicationtechnologies and it strengthens their ability to work according to scientificmethods. Moreover, the students acquire practice-oriented knowledge by choosingappropriate combinations of modules in Language Technology, Computational andTheoretical Linguistics, and Computer Science. As such, the Erasmus MundusMasters Program in LCT is designed to meet the demands of industry and researchin the rapidly growing area of Language Technology. It offers education andtraining 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, aswell 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 beginningof this message) students: *15th April 2010*

Application Web Address:

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 Valia Kordoni (kordoni at

Applications Deadline: 15-Apr-2010

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:         Dr. Valia Kordoni

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