LINGUIST List 21.1079
Fri Mar 05 2010
Support: Computational Ling: Ma / MSc Student, EM LCT Masters Program
Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman
Computational Linguistics: Ma / MSc Student, EM LCT Masters Program
Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Ma / MSc Student, EM LCT Masters Program
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
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Language Technology, Communication Technologies
!Scholarships for EU/non-overseas students!: Erasmus Mundus Masters in Languageand Communication Technologies (LCT; http://lct-master.org)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for NON-OVERSEAS students
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; http://lct-master.org) under the auspices of the Erasmus Mundus Program ofthe European Union(http://ec.europa.eu/education/external-relation-programmes/doc72_en.htm).
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: 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.
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
Dr. Valia Kordoni kordonicoli.uni-sb.de
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