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Program Name: Multilingual Text Analysis
Program Homepage:
Institution: Universität Zürich
Address: Institute of Computational Linguistics
Binzmühlestrasse 14
City: Zurich
Zip/Postal Code: 8050
Country: Switzerland
Contact Person: Jeannette Roth

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Phone: +41 44 6357124
Linguistic Subfield(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): English
Slavic Subgroup
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: The University of Zurich offers an innovative Master program combining linguistics in English, German, the Romance and the Slavic languages with methods and techniques from Computational Linguistics.

The Specialized Master in Multilingual Text Analysis has been designed for students who want to complement their interest in linguistics with obtaining a qualification in language technology. It is also suitable for students of Computational Linguistics who want to gain a multilingual perspective. Languages of instruction are English, German or French.

Selected topics:
* Contrastive studies across languages and varieties
* Alignment and Annotation of parallel corpora
* Machine translation
* Cross-language information retrieval
* Language technology for translation science
* Multilingual databases
* Multilingual access to the media

The program will accommodate students with different backgrounds including students with little computational or little linguistics background. The multilinguality of Switzerland, the cosmopolitan flair of Zurich, plus international study weeks with our partner universities abroad provide for a unique academic experience.

For detailed information on course structure and prerequisites check our web page at An announcement in printable format including a short description and details on the application can be downloaded at

For further information please contact the student counsellor at
Available Financial Aid: To a limited extent, the Swiss Government grants foreign students university scholarships. For details, please check the Swiss Government Website at:
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