[Corpora-List] EM Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT): deadline for applications April 30 2016

Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova korbay at coli.uni-sb.de
Thu Mar 10 21:16:42 CET 2016


Apologies for cross-postings.

Dear colleague(s),

I would be grateful if you could please kindly forward the message below to (undergraduate) student mailing lists and/or associations at your site (computer science and/or linguistics and related disciplines).

If you would even be willing to print out and display a small poster, it would be fabulous -- you can download it here: http://www.lct-master.org/files/LCTPosterNov2012.pdf

Thank you very much for your kind cooperation.

Best regards, Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics Saarland University Saarbruecken, Germany http://lct-master.org

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****************************** To prospective Master students ******************************

The Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (EMMLCT) http://lct-master.org

invites applications from both European and non-European students for start in fall 2016.

Key facts: + duration 2 years (120 ECTS credits) + in-depth instruction in computational linguistics methods and technologies + scholarship scheme from the Erasmus Mundus Program of the European Union for EU and non-EU students + study one year each at two different partner universities in Europe + double degree + possibility to visit one of two non-European partners for a part of the study + courses and academic and administrative support in English

Deadline for applications for self-funding candidates (non EM scholarships) is April 30 2015.

Program fees: 4250 Euro for students from the EU; 8500 Euro for non-EU students (per academic year). Please check the program website on tips about funding possibilities.

The EMMLCT program is offered by the following consortium of Universities:

European partners: 1. Saarland University in Saarbruecken, Germany (coordinator) 2. University of Trento, Trento, Italy 3. University of Malta, Malta 4. University of Lorraine, Nancy, France 5. Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic 6. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands 7. The University of the Basque Country / Euskal Herriko University, San Sebastian, Spain

Non-European Partners: 8. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China 9. The University of Melbourne, Australia

The EMMLCT Program in Brief

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 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 Master of Science/Arts degrees: one from each European universities where they studied.

The course consists of compulsory core modules, as well as elective advanced modules in Language Technology and Computer Science, possibly complemented by an internship project, and completed by a Master Thesis.

The EMMLCT program is approved and supported by the Erasmus Mundus Program of the European Union [ http://ec.europa.eu/education/external-relation-programmes/mundus_en.htm http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/ ].

Application requirements (please see the program website for details)

All applicants must satisfy the following prerequisites:

1. Degree: a Bachelor degree or equivalent in the area of (Computational) Linguistics, Language Technology, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, or other relevant disciplines. The degree must be completed before the course starts.

2. Language proficiency: Proof of proficiency in English is required for applicants whose native language is other than English.

Further information about the program and application instructions: http://lct-master.org

Application is made online.

Contact email address for further inquiries: lct-info at coli.uni-sb.de

Program coordination: Dr. Ing. Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics Saarland University Saarbruecken, Germany http://lct-master.org



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