How do we cope with the information overload of modern media? What is the best way to collect data in a multilingual environment? Find out in this international Double Degree programme.
The programme in Language and Communication Technologies combines Theoretical Linguistics and Computer Science. You will study language technology in a multi-lingual setting.
The two-year training is part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundus programme. The first year you will start in Groningen. You will finish the programme with a stay at one of our partner universities in the second year. After completing the programme, you will receive two Master's degrees: a degree in Linguistics in Groningen and a second Master's degree depending on the partner university you chose to stay at.
The programme consists of compulsory and optional courses. In this way, you can design the programme to fit your interests. In addition, you will do a research project and write a Master's thesis.
Language and Communication Technologies is a Erasmus Mundus programme Job perspectives
After graduation, you are well prepared for a career in Information Technology. You can work on subjects such as web search, information management and human-computer dialogue systems. You can also continue your career in research, for instance as a PhD student at a university.
* Career in the IT industry
Courses year 1 * Basic Statistics (5 EC)
* Syntactic and Semantic Theory (10 EC)
* Corpus Analysis (5 EC)
* Elective courses (for example Language Modelling, Learning from Data, Multichannel Management, Neuro-Imaging and Language) (40 EC)
Courses year 2 * Exchange Programme (30 EC)
* ResMa Thesis Linguistics, Thesis Class (30 EC)
Language and Communication Technology; Computational and Theoretical Linguistics; Computer Science.
* Study abroad is required
Several scholarships are available for international students who are motivated to study Bachelors, Masters and PhD programmes, as well as for exchanges, short courses and research stays at our university.
NVAO (nl) until February 25, 2016