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University of Stuttgart

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Computational Linguistics

Subjects: Computational Linguistics,Linguistics,Language

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

💶  Cost per Semester
164 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.01.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

Course description

As society and the economy continue to digitize, machine learning is playing a crucial role, especially in natural language processing. Computational linguists are at the forefront, enhancing everyday activities and streamlining operational processes. At the University of Stuttgart, the M.Sc. Computational Linguistics (CL) master’s program offers a top-tier, research-focused education. This two-year program, provided by the Institute for Natural Language Processing, benefits from a small institute setting, fostering close collaboration between students and researchers. The curriculum emphasizes teamwork, lab work, and research skills. Building on the foundation laid in the Natural Language Processing (NLP) bachelor’s program or a similar course, this master’s program delves deeper into specialized skills in text and language processing. Students gain hands-on experience and advanced knowledge, preparing them for significant contributions in the field.

Program Information

Study Location Stuttgart
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 164 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.01.
⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.05.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

CEFR C1
IELTS 7.0
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 95

Sufficient knowledge of the English language: CEFR level C1 (TOEFL iBT score 95, IELTS Band 7, high school certificate or comparable document showing the achieved level)

Qualification Requirements

Admission requirements: bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in "Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung" (Natural Language Processing), Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, General Linguistics or in a closely-related subject; minor in NLP/CL. You can also apply with your current transcript of records if you haven't finished your degree yet. In certain cases, interviews will be conducted with the applicants before the decisions can be taken. Students who are missing certain qualifications may be granted admission on the condition that they acquire these qualifications before or during the course of their studies, for example by passing additional modules ("Auflagen" in German). Starting from winter term 2024/25, students with a stronger linguistic background have to pass a specific beginners' programming course in the winter semester.

Document Requirements

A transcript (with average grades and designated ECTS points per module). For students already enrolled at the University of Stuttgart, this is the "transcript of record" printout from C@MPUS. Your Bachelor's degree certificate (with overall grade), if you have already completed the Bachelor’s and received the final certificate. If you have more than one university degree, please choose the degree which serves as entrance qualification for the Master’s program you are applying for (Entrance Qualification for Master's Program). Supplementary application material: Depending on the subject, you may be asked for additional application material that you must be sure to enclose. For more detailed information, please refer to the overview table. Students still working on or who have finished their Bachelor’s at another university need to upload a description of the modules taken during their Bachelor’s studies. In some study programs, you may have to upload still other documents that will be requested automatically by the system.

Application Process

Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
Application directly at the University
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