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Masters in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT)

University of Groningen
Length: 2 years
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Groningen
Language: English
Start date: September

Program description

Masters in Languaage & Communication Technologies (LCT)Study Language & Communication Technologies

The Masters in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) at the University of Groningen is an education in training the next generation of leaders in research and innovation. Language and communication are crucial aspects of human life, and this education programme provides students with a deep scientific understanding of the subject, and its role in web-based technologies

The 2-year Masters in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) in Groningen is designed to meet industry and research demands in a rapidly growing area, offering courses in language technology, computer science, and computational and theoretical linguistics. The education programme is coordinated through Saarland University, and classes are run through Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, University of Malta, University of Nancy 2, Charles University Prague, and the University of Groningen. 

Students enrolled in the Masters in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) in Groningen are provided with a profound, practice-oriented knowledge and understanding of communication and language technologies. This creates the opportunity of greater development and maintenance within multilingual infrastructures. 

Upon completion of the Masters in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT), graduates have a wide range of opportunities available to them in the expansive IT industry. Students may work in the development of new technologies for multimodal and multilingual human-computer dialogue systems, in efficient processes for content management on the internet, in the development of language startegy and quality assurance, and in mutlilingual information management. Graduates are also ideal candidates for PhD positions within Language and Communication Technologies.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the Masters in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) at the University of Groningen are:

  • an internationally recognized Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the area of Linguistics or Computational Linguistics, Language Technology, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, or other relevant disciplines
  • fluency in English

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University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, founded in 1614 the university ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. We are a research intensive institution offering a wide range of highly regarded bachelor,...


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University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5
9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

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