Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Erasmus Mundus European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT), Germany

The Erasmus Mundus European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) is designed to meet the demands of industry and research in a rapidly growing area. 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 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.

It involves studying one year at one of the Universities of the consortium, and completing the second year with a stay in one of the partner Universities. After this, the student will obtain two already approved Master of Science/Arts degrees with legal value in the countries of issue.

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: English

Summary of Study Programme: The course consists of Compulsory Modules and Advanced Modules in Language Technology and Computer Science, complemented by a Project, and a Masters thesis, for a total of 120 ECTS credits.

Applications and Admission
For further information contact Valia Kordoni at kordoni (at) and Hans Uszkoreit at hansu (at)

Postal address
PD Dr. Valia Kordoni
Computational Linguistics & Phonetics
Saarland University
P.O. Box 15 11 50
66041 Saarbruecken

For more information about the scholarships, please refer to the official announcement.