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Computational linguistics

Subjects: Computational Linguistics,Linguistics,Language

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
151 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The master's degree program at the Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies (HCIAS) offers students a rich, interdisciplinary education focused on the unique aspects of Ibero-American societies. This program delves into social and communicative dynamics through the lens of humanities and social sciences. Students explore political and socioeconomic spaces, examining how these areas intersect with the diverse cultures, peoples, and natural environments of Ibero-America. The curriculum covers linguistic and socio-cognitive phenomena, providing insights into the information society within Ibero-America. By studying these subjects, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the region's complexities and the factors that shape its social fabric. This program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate and contribute to the Ibero-American context effectively. It fosters a deep appreciation for the region's diversity and prepares graduates to address its unique challenges and opportunities.

Program Information

Study Location Heidelberg
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 151 EUR
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Language Requirements

Cambridge (CAE) No information

a minimum score of 72 in the internet-based TOEFL a minimum score of 5.0 in the IELTS a certificate of the language centre of Heidelberg University with "good" (2.0) or better

Qualification Requirements

The MA course Computational Linguistics in Heidelberg normally demands a good Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computational Linguistics at a German or international university (in cases of a joint degree in two or more subjects, Computational Linguistics has to account for at least 50% of the degree program). However, we check all applications on individual merit. To fulfill the admissions criteria for the Master, you will have to show basic knowledge in three areas: Linguistics: Introduction into Formal Linguistics, Syntax and Semantics Mathematics: Statistics and Probability Theory, Linear Algebra, Machine Learning Programming: two programming languages (for example, Python and Java) If you studied Computational Linguistics only as secondary subject or if you only studied a strongly related subject (such as Artificial Intelligence), it might be possible to prove the knowledge needed via specific individual modules, work experience or additional online courses.

Document Requirements

the certificate of the general higher education entrance qualification, a relevant subject-restricted higher education entrance qualification, a foreign higher education entrance qualification or a higher education entrance qualification recognized as equivalent by the a higher education entrance qualification recognized as equivalent; 2. a degree with above-average grades in Computer Linguistics (subject share of at least 50%) at a German or foreign university foreign university for which a standard period of study of at least three years has been years of study, or a degree recognized as equivalent. 3. English language skills analogous to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (proven by school certificate, the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or equivalent); 4. special professional aptitude, proven e.g. by the BA thesis, vocational training, professional experience or other achievements that demonstrate suitability for the chosen degree program.

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Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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