Program Overview


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

Intake 2021 Application open
Published : 2020-09-29
Application is now OPEN for intake 2021, for European and non-European applicants. The application form is found here: Here
The 2020 Annual Meeting:
Published : 2020-06-22
The 2020 Annual Meeting will take place in virtual form on 25 and 26 June, the event page is found here.
LCT Alumnus Patent:
Published : 2020-06-15
Carlos Diez Sanchez, an LCT alumnus of intake 2015, has filed a patent application in the USA with the title USING A JOINT DISTRIBUTIONAL SEMANTIC SYSTEM TO CORRECT REDUNDANT SEMANTIC VERB FRAMES. Inventors: Yunyao Li, Carlos Fernando Diez Sánchez, Marie Louise Elizabeth van der Plas
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Annual Meeting 2020:
Published : 2020-04-07
Physical meeting CANCELLED. The Annual Meeting 2020, scheduled for June, 2020 in Saarbrücken, has been cancelled due to the current public health situation. As an alternative, we will schedule some virtual events, more details will be published as they become available.
Opening application for self-financing students
Published : 2020-03-16
Application for intake 2020 on a self-financing basis (NO Erasmus Mundus scholarship) will open by March 23, 2020 and close on April 15, 2020. Results of the self-financing selection will be announced by the end of April, 2020.
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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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