Subscribe2 :

Count per Day

  • 10Vistors today:
  • 181112Total visitors:
  • 0Visitors online:

Research Master ‘Linguistic Engineering’ 2015-2016

Linguistic Engineering is a specialization in the Research Master Linguistics at VU University Amsterdam.

141208_Flyer_Research_Master_Linguistic_Engineering_icon View/download flyer Research Master Linguistic Engineering.

141208_REMA_LE_Course_Programme_icon View/download Overview Courses Research Master Linguistic Engineering.

Language technology is a rapidly developing field of research. In humanistic research nowadays a firm background in language technology is extremely valuable in the context of manipulating large datasets. The Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL) offers a specialization in the research master Linguistics in which students are trained as linguistic engineer. A linguistic engineer has knowledge of language technology as used in computer applications (e.g. search engines) and of the relevant linguistics.

WHY STUDY AT VU UNIVERSITY AMSTERDAM?
• The Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL) is well known as one of the world’s leading research institutes in linguistic engineering.
Prof. Dr. Piek Vossen, winner of NWO Spinoza Prize, is leading the group, and the Spinoza project ‘Understanding Language by Machines’.
• Become part of an international group of researchers in Amsterdam at VU University!

CAREER PROSPECTS
You can set up your own field of research as a PhD student or you can embark on a career at a research institute. Other opportunities are in the industry, which is in need of linguists with a technical background. Being a graduate of the CLTL will certainly enhance your chances.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
• Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence or comparable Bachelor programme.
• Applicants who do not meet the requirement(s) are also encouraged to apply, provided that they have a sound academic background and a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of engineering and/or linguistics.

SPECIALIZATION: LINGUISTIC ENGINEERING
IN RESEARCH MASTER: LINGUISTICS
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
DURATION: 2 YEARS FULLTIME
DEADLINE: APRIL 1 2015 (NON-EU), JUNE 1 2015 FOR DUTCH AND EU STUDENTS

For more details on the programme, admission and application:
WWW.FGW.VU.NL
WWW.VU.NL/MA-LINGUISTICS
Dr. H. D. van der Vliet: +31 (0)20 598 6466
EMAIL: Dr. H. D. van der Vliet

Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL)
Language, Literature and Communication
Faculty of Humanities
VU University
de Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

General information on the Research Master’s in Linguistics at VU University Amsterdam.

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>