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

Application Opening
Published : 2021-10-01
Application for intake 2022 is now OPEN. All correct, timely, and complete applications will be considered for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship. The deadline for intake 2022 is published here.

NB: The application form is being reimplemented into a more user-friendly version. We recommend that you to wait with filling in the application until we have announced the new form. This new version will be launched soon. In the meantime you are welcome to use the current form, if you prefer to do so or do not wish to wait with your application. Your application will simply be migrated to the new form. We will ensure that no data will be lost during the transition.
Application opening
Published : 2021-03-31
Application on a self-funding basis is now open. The deadline is 15 April 2021.
LCT Annual Meeting 2021
Published : 2021-03-19
The meeting will be held in virtual form, taking place on June 24-25. The hosting institution will be the University of Groningen. More information will be published here as planning progresses.
Online Class
Published : 2021-03-19
Host: University of Lorraine
Online class about neural Natural Language Generation which was developed for the ALPS winter school:
Published : 2021-03-19
Host: University of the Basque Country
Webinars in Language Technology:
HiTZ (Basque Center for Language Technology: will be hosting a seminar every month. The inaugural webinar was given by Eduard Hovy (CMU). Follow this link for more information:
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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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