Human Language Technology is a track in the two-year Research Master in Linguistics, specialization of the Humanities Research Master at VU Amsterdam. More details on the: Programme, Admission and Application.
The Graduate School of Humanities offers three scholarships for three excellent students from the Netherlands and other EU countries. Application date: before June 25, 2017.
As an international student planning to study at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you can apply for a variety of grants and bursaries. Detailed information about scholarships and deadlines can be found on www.vu.nl/scholarships or www.grantfinder.nl.
Human Language technology is a rapidly developing research field. In current Humanities research, a firm background in language technology is extremely valuable for manipulating large datasets. The Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL) offers a specialization in the research master Humanities in which students are trained in human language technology. A human language technology expert has knowledge of technology as used in computer applications (e.g. search engines) and of relevant linguistic theories.
WHY STUDY AT VU AMSTERDAM?
• The Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL) is one of the world’s leading research institutes in Human Language technology.
• Prof. Dr. Piek Vossen, recipient of the NWO Spinoza Prize, heads the group of international researchers that are working on interdisciplinary projects, including the Spinoza project ‘Understanding Language by Machines’.
• Become part of an international group of researchers at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam!
You can set up your own research direction as a PhD student or you can embark on a career at a research institute. The industry provides many career opportunities, as there is a growing need for linguists with a technical background. To prepare for your career, we offer the possibility of combining your thesis with an internship in a research institute or at the language industry.
• Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence or a comparable Bachelor programme, with an average grade of minimally 7.5.
• 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: HUMAN LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGY
IN RESEARCH MASTER: LINGUISTICS
DURATION: 2 YEARS FULLTIME
DEADLINE: APRIL 1 2017 (NON-EU), JUNE 1 FOR DUTCH AND EU STUDENTS
Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL)
Language, Literature and Communication
Faculty of Humanities
de Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
General information on the Research Master’s in Linguistics at VU Amsterdam.