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.
The LCT program involves studying one year each at two different European universities of the consortium. After completing all study requirements, the student will obtain two Master of Science/Arts degrees approved in the respective countries of issue.
The LCT Masters program has been successfully implemented since 2006, being funding by the Erasmus Mundus Programme from 2007 to 2011 and from 2013 to 2017. In 2012 the LCT Program operated as an Erasmus Mundus Brand Name. Intake 2018: the program commits to respecting the Erasmus Mundus requirements and to maintain the high quality of the implementation during the years of funding.
Type of Degree:
Student mobility tracks:
Every student studies one year each at two different European consortium partner universities. As an optional part of their study plan, students may spend a research/study period at one of the non-European partner universities.
Language of instruction:
No Erasmus Mundus scholarships will be available for intake 2018. For this intake, the LCT program will accept applications from self-funding students and students who have alternative funding.
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.