Program Overview

Instruction

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.more...

Latest News

Best paper award for LCT student:
Published : 2019-12-10
Simon Preissner and Aurélie Herbelot. To be Fair: a Case for
Cognitively-Inspired Models of Meaning
(http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2481/paper59.pdf)
Clic-it 2019 (6th Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics),
November 13-15 Bari (http://clic2019.di.uniba.it/index_en.html) the annual conference run by AILC (http://www.ai-lc.it/en/) Clic-it Best Paper has been awarded to Simon, an LCT student of intake 2019, and
Aurélie for th originality of their work. Congratulations!
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Deadline Extension
Published : 2019-11-11
The deadline for LCT application has been extended to 16.02.2020.
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Intake 2020 Application open
Published : 2019-10-14
Application is now OPEN for intake 2020, for European and non-European applicants. The application form is found here: Here
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European Masters LCT: Erasmus Mundus funding granted
Published : 2019-07-16
The European Union has granted a third funding period to the LCT European Masters Program. Beginning with intake 2020, the program will offer Erasmus Mundus scholarships for both European and non-European students. The grant will fund 4 intakes of students, until 2025. Application for intake 2020 will open near the end of September, 2019. The Erasmus Mundus program falls within the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.
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LCT Annual Meeting at Charles University
Published : 2019-07-03
Thank you to everyone who attended the annual meeting and contributed to making it a success. Congratulations to all graduates, and also to Dan Kondratyuk, recipient of the Best Poster award.
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Gallery: Graduation Ceremonies

  • 2014, University of Trento, Italy

  • 2013, Saarland University, Germany

  • 2011, University of Lorraine, France

  • 2010, University of Malta Valetta Campus, Malta

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Research and Partnership

As an international distributed Master of Science/Arts course, the European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) currently has nine universities in Europe and Asia-Pacific regions taking part in. Besides, DFKI, Google Switzerland and IBM Czech Republic are associated partners of this program. For details, please visit the consortium page.

Latest Guest Scholar Talk

Sascha Brawer, "Proper Name Transliteration with ICU Transforms", 09.05.2019, in Saarbrücken.
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