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European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT)

From: Valia Kordoni <kordoni@CoLi.Uni-SB.DE>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 11:16:37 +0200
Message-ID: <42FB1775.2030503@coli.uni-sb.de>
To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org

This is the 2nd announcement for the

European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT)

The following consortium of Universities

1. Saarland University in Saarbruecken, Germany (coordinator)
2. University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3. Free University of Bozen - Bolzano, Italy
4. Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
5. University of Malta (the program at UoM is available from 2006/2007)
6. University Henri Poincare, Nancy 1, France
7. University of Nancy 2, France
8. Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic (the program at Charles
University is available to non-local students from 2006/2007)
9. Roskilde University, Denmark
10. Utrecht University, The Netherlands

are offering the European Masters Program in Language and Communication
Technologies (LCT). The European Masters Program in Language and
Communication Technologies is an international distributed Master of
Science course.

This program is entirely composed of elements from already existing M.Sc.
programs. It involves studying one year at one of the aforementioned
Universities, and completing the second year with a stay in the other
partner Universities. After this, the student will obtain two Master of
Science degrees with legal value in the countries of issue.

The Program in brief:

Objectives: The European Masters Program in 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.

Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

Language of instruction: English

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.


First Pre-enrolment: 15th of August 2005

Study Requirements:

Applicants must satisfy the following study requirements:

1. a Bachelor degree or equivalent in the area of (Computational)
Linguistics, Language Technology, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science,
Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, or other relevant disciplines

2. Proficiency in English (for non-native speakers) must be certified by
one of the following:

a. TOEFL score of at least 250 (computer-based test) or 575 (paper-based
b. Cambridge Proficiency Exam -- pass.
c. IELTS -- > 6.5.
d. Possession of a first degree taught in English.
e. As defined by the individual partner institutions as being sufficient
for pursuit of university courses taught in English.

For detailed info on applications, please, check the web pages:


(For applying at FUB, please, go to


For further information please contact:

Dr. Valia Kordoni at kordoni@coli.uni-sb.de

Program coordinators:

Prof. Hans Uszkoreit (hansu@coli.uni-sb.de)

Dr. Valia Kordoni (kordoni@coli.uni-sb.de)

Further contacts:

University of Amsterdam: Dr. Henk Zeevat (henk.zeevat@uva.nl)

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano: Dr. Raffaella Bernardi

Copenhagen Business School: Prof. Sabine Kirchmeier-Andersen (ska.id@cbs.dk)

University of Malta: Prof. Michael Rosner (mike.rosner@um.edu.mt)

University Henri Poincare, Nancy 1: Dr. Patrick Blackburn

University of Nancy 2: Professor Guy Perrier (perrier@loria.fr)

Charles University in Prague: Dr. Vladislav Kubon (vk@ufal.ms.mff.cuni.cz)

Roskilde University: Prof. Troels Andreasen (troels@ruc.dk)

Utrecht University: Dr. Maaike Schoorlemmer (UiLOTS@let.uu.nl)


PD Dr. Valia Kordoni,
Computational Linguistics-Saarland University,
P.O. Box 15 11 50, 66041 Saarbruecken, Germany and
Tel: +49 681 302 4682
Fax: +49 681 302 4700
E-mail: kordoni@coli.uni-sb.de
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