LCT News

Application to LCT intake 2017 is now.
Published : 2017-03-14
Application to LCT intake 2017 is now open for applications on a self-funding basis. Deadline for application is April 30, 2017
The Annual Meeting for 2017
Published : 2017-02-24
The Annual Meeting for 2017 will take place on Malta from May 24-25. All alumni are welcome to join. More information will be published here: LCT Annual Meeting for 2017
Application for LCT intake 2017 is now open
Published : 2016-09-26
Application for intake 2017 is now open until January 8, 2017. Any complete and timely applications received during this round will automatically be considered for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship.
Barbara Plank, a graduate of the first LCT intake
Published : 2016-08-25
Barbara Plank, a graduate of the first LCT intake, being given flowers at the 2016 ESSLLI in Italy. Also present are current LCT students along with current and former LCT partner local coordinators.
Application for intake 2017 will open by the end of September.
Published : 2016-07-28
Application for intake 2017 will open by the end of September, 2016. Any complete and correct application received in this application round will be automatically considered for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship.
Application to the LCT program for intake 2016 on a self-funding basis is now open.
Published : 2016-03-10
Preliminary notifications for intake 2016
Published : 2016-02-22
Preliminary notifications for intake 2016 and for Erasmus Mundus scholarship nominations will be sent near the end of February/beginning of March 2016.
The LCT Annual Meeting for 2016
Published : 2015-11-30
The LCT annual meeting for 2016 will be held on June 9th and 10th at the University of the Basque Country. More information will be available soon on the "Events" page.
Intake 2016: regional scholarships
Published : 2015-11-19
For intake 2016, applicants from certain areas may be eligible for a regional Erasmus Mundus scholarship, check here for details.
Application for LCT intake 2016 is now open
Published : 2015-09-10
Tuur Leeuwenberg, studying his second year student of LCT at UdS is presenting a paper.
Published : 2015-06-11
Tuur Leeuwenberg, studying his second year student of LCT at UdS is presenting a paper "Exploring Pattern Structures of Syntactic Trees for Relation Extraction" at the conference on Formal Concept Analysis ( here ).
Erasmus Mundus visiting scholars program
Published : 2015-05-05
Professor Lluis Marquez, Qatar Computing Research Institute, will visit The University of the Basque Country (EHU) in June 2015. Professor Ingrid Zukerman, Monash University, Australia, will visit Saarland University in June/July 2015. Professor Michael White, Ohio State University, will visit Saarland University in July/August 2015.
The LCT Annual Meeting for 2015.
Published : 2015-01-23
The LCT Annual Meeting for 2015 will be held in Groningen, Netherlands, on June 8th and 9th, 2015. All current students and alumni are welcome to attend! More details will be published on the LCT home page under "Events".
Erasmus Mundus scholarship for intake 2015 is now closed.
Published : 2015-01-13
Application for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship for intake 2015 is now closed. Registration will re-open in March for application to intake 2015 as a self-financing student.
Erasmus Mundus scholarship is now open for intake 2015
Published : 2014-10-07
Application for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship is now open for intake 2015.
Xuchen Yao, an alumnus of LCT course 2010, has completed his PhD.
Published : 2014-07-30
Xuchen Yao, an alumnus of LCT course 2010, has completed his PhD at Johns Hopkins University. His dissertation is titled "Feature-driven Question Answering with Natural Language Alignment". Congratulations!
Prof. Tim Baldwin from the University of Melbourne is visiting COLI
Published : 2014-07-03
Prof. Tim Baldwin from the University of Melbourne is visiting COLI, Saarland University as an EMMC LCT scholar July 3-22 2014. Contact him directly to make an appointment. Welcome!
The Annual LCT Gathering 2014.
Published : 2014-04-08
The Annual LCT Gathering 2014 will take place in Trento, Italy, June 12-13 2014. All alumni and current students are welcome.
Sergio Duarte Torres, has completed his PhD.
Published : 2014-04-08
An alumnus of the LCT intake 2007, Sergio Duarte Torres, has completed his PhD at the University of Twente with the designation cum laude. Congratulations!
The Annual LCT Gathering 2013.
Published : 2013-03-04
The Annual LCT Gathering 2013 will take place in Saarbrücken, July 11-12 2013
The application for the EACEA funding for course edition 2013 has been submitted.
Published : 2013-02-28
The application for the EACEA funding for course edition 2013 has been submitted. This means that the EM-scholarship candidates have been nominated and now we are now waiting for an approval. All applicants have by now been informed of their status resulting from the selection process.
The EMMC LCT student Maryia Koleva held her Master Thesis Colloquium at COLI.
Published : 2013-01-30
The EMMC LCT student Maryia Koleva held her Master Thesis Colloquium at COLI, Saarland University: "Towards Adaptation of NLP Tools for Closely-Related Bantu Languages: Building a Part-Of-Speech Tagger for Zulu". Congratulations!
Final state exams and thesis defenses.
Published : 2013-01-29
Final state exams and thesis defenses took place last week at the Charles University in Prague. EMMC LCT students Milos Stanojevic and Milos Ercegovcevic defended their master thesis, Maria Ximena Gutiérrez Vasques defended her master thesis and passed her state examination. Congratulations!
Dr. Aline Villavicencio is visiting COLI.
Published : 2013-01-10
Dr. Aline Villavicencio is visiting COLI, Saarland University as an EMMC LCT scholar for several weeks. Contact Aline directly to make an appointment. Welcome!
The deadline for scholarship applications for start in fall 2013 has passed.
Published : 2013-01-07
The deadline for scholarship applications for start in fall 2013 has passed. 600 applications were received. See application assessment and selection schedule for what's next.