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

Angeliki Lazaridou publications
Published : 2019-02-06
Angeliki Lazaridou (, a class of 2012 LCT alumna who graduated from Saarland University and the University of Lorraine, now working at DeepMind, published 6 first-author publications at leading ML and NLP conferences in 2018 according to Marek Rei’s study, here: Congratulations!
Annual Meeting 2019
Published : 2019-01-28
The LCT Annual Meeting for 2019 will take place at Charles University (Czech Republic) on June 20th and 21st, 2019. The meeting will include the graduation ceremony of intake 2016, all graduates and alumni are welcome to attend. More information will be published on the LCT home page at a later time.
Application for intake 2019 is now open.
Published : 2018-09-27
Application for intake 2019 is open now. Deadline for application for non Europeans is February 15, 2019. Application for European candidates is open until May 15, 2019.
Application for intake 2019 will open near the end of September, 2018
Published : 2018-08-18
The deadline will be announced later, and will be set for sometime in early 2019.
The LCT annual meeting and graduation ceremony 2018.
Published : 2018-01-10
The LCT annual meeting and graduation ceremony 2018 will be held from June 27-29, 2018 at the University of Lorraine in Nancy, France. All alumni are welcome to join. More information will be published at a later time on the LCT home page.
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Studying in the Program

Imortant Notice

The application for intake 2015 is closed. Application will re-open in September 2015 for admission 2016.

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

Tim Baldwin, University of Melbourne, Australia: "Sense learning with topic modelling". Thrusday, July 4 2014, 16:15, in Saarbrücken.
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