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Subject: [ E-Announce ] Erasmus-Mundus Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies: Applications for 2013 (2nd call)
From: <korbay_(on)_CoLi.Uni-SB.DE>
Date received: 15 Dec 2012
Deadline: 07 Jan 2013
Start date: -

To prospective Master students

Apologies for cross-postings. Please forward to relevant student
mailing lists and associations, thank you.

The Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Language and Communication
Technologies (EMMLCT) http://lct-master.org

invites applications from both European and non-European students
for start in fall 2013.

Key facts:
+ teaching (and academic and administrative support) in English
+ duration 2 years (120 ECTS credits)
+ study one year each at two different partner universities
+ in-depth instruction in computational linguistics methods and
+ scholarship scheme from the Erasmus Mundus Program of the
  European Union

Deadline for applications is January 7, 2013.

The EMMLCT program is offered by the following consortium of

1. Saarland University in Saarbruecken, Germany (coordinator)
2. University of Trento, Trento, Italy
3. University of Malta, Malta
4. University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
5. Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
6. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
7. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
8. The University of Melbourne, Australia
9. The University of the Basque Country / Euskal Herriko
   University, San Sebastian, Spain

The EMMLCT Program in Brief

The EMMLCT program is an international distributed Master of
Science course. The program involves studying one year each at
two different Universities of the consortium. After completing
all study requirements the students obtain two already approved
Master of Science/Arts degrees with legal value in the countries
of issue.

The course consists of compulsory core modules, as well as
elective advanced modules in Language Technology and Computer
Science, optionally complemented by a project, and completed by a
Master Thesis.

The EMMLCT program 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. As such, the EMMLCT program is designed to
meet the demands of industry and research in the rapidly growing
area of Language Technology. It offers education and training
opportunities for future generations of leaders in research and

The EMMLCT program is approved and supported by the Erasmus
Mundus Program of the European Union. More information:

Application requirements

All applicants must satisfy the following prerequisites:

1. Degree: a Bachelor degree or equivalent in the area of
   (Computational) Linguistics, Language Technology, Cognitive
   Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Artificial
   Intelligence, or other relevant disciplines. The degree must
   be completed before the course starts.

2. Language proficiency: Proof of proficiency in English is
   required for applicants whose native language is other than

Application is made online. Further information and application
instructions: http://lct-master.org

Contact email address for further inquiries: lct-info at

Program coordination: Prof. Hans Uszkoreit Dr. Ing. Ivana
Kruijff-Korbayova Department of Computational Linguistics and
Phonetics Saarland University Saarbruecken, Germany

Dr. Ing. Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova The LCT Program Computational
Linguistics Saarland University

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