[Corpora-List] Call for applications for intake 2020 for the European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT); Scholarships available

António Leal a.leal006 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 6 18:15:12 CET 2019


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Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova <korbay at coli.uni-sb.de> escreveu no dia sexta, 6/12/2019 à(s) 10:54:


> Apologies for cross-postings.
>
>
> Dear Corpora List member,
>
> I would be grateful if you could please kindly inform the (undergraduate)
> students of computational linguistics, computer science and/or linguistics
> and related disciplines of the announcement below.
>
> Thank you very much for your help.
>
> Best regards,
> Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova
> Department of Language Science and Technology
> Saarland University
> Saarbruecken, Germany
> http://lct-master.org
>
>
> ——————— message to be forwarded below ——————
>
>
> ******************************
> To prospective Master students
> ******************************
> European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT)
>
> https://lct-master.org/
> invites applications from both European and non-European students for
> start in fall 2020.
>
> Key facts:
> + duration 2 years (120 ECTS credits)
> + double degree
> + Erasmus Mundus scholarships
> + in-depth instruction in computational linguistics methods and
> technologies
> + three specialization tracks
> + study one year each at two different partner universities in Europe
> + courses and academic and administrative support in English
>
> Application deadline: 15.02.2020
>
> Erasmus Mundus Scholarships:
> Scholarships are available for both European and non-European applicants.
> The maximum amount of the scholarship for non-European awardees is Euro
> 48,000.
> The maximum amount of the scholarship for European awardees is Euro 39,500.
>
> The number of scholarships awarded per year: approximately 17 for
> non-European students, and approximately 5 for European students.
>
> Dedicated regional scholarship funds available for the following regions:
> Western Balkans, Neighboring European Countries East and South (European
> Neighborhood Policy), Asia, Latin America, South Africa, Gulf Countries,
> and ACP Countries (African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States).
>
> Program fees: 4250 Euro for students from the EU; 8500 Euro for non-EU
> students (per academic year). For scholarship awardees: the program fees
> are covered as part of the Erasmus Mundus scholarship.
>
> Accepted students who are not awarded the scholarship may enroll on a
> self-funding basis.
>
> The LCT program is offered by the following consortium of 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
>
> The LCT Program in Brief
> The European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies
> (LCT) program is an international distributed Master course. It is designed
> to meet the demands of industry and research in the rapidly growing field
> 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;
> strengthens their ability to work according to scientific methods and
> allows them to acquire practice-oriented knowledge.
>
> LCT offers three specialization tracks:
> * Digital Language resources
> * Natural Language Algorithms and Applications
> * Language Data Science
>
> The curriculum consists of core and specialized modules, free choice
> courses; soft skills training; internship and a Master Thesis.
>
> The program involves studying one year each at two of the European partner
> universities. After completing all study requirements, the students obtain
> two Master of Science/Arts degrees: one from each European university where
> they studied.
>
> The LCT Masters program has been successfully implemented since 2006,
> being funded by the Erasmus Mundus Programme from 2007 to 2011 and from
> 2013 to 2017. Intakes 2018 and 2019 are implemented on a self-funding
> basis. Erasmus Mundus funding is available again beginning with intake
> 2020.
>
> Application is made online.
>
> 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:
> https://lct-master.org/
>
> Contact email address for further inquiries:
> lct-info at coli.uni-sb.de
>
>
> Program coordination:
> Dr. Ing. Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova
> Department of Language Science and Technology
> Saarland University
> Saarbruecken, Germany
> http://lct-master.org/
>
>
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