Due to the omnipresence of language data, a degree in "Computational Linguistics and Language Technology" or in "Digital Linguistics" is useful for almost every research area, for example information science, languages, political science, communication science, history, business science, law, but also for specialized areas of biology and geography.

Degree programs of the Institute of Computational Linguistics

Starting from fall semester 2019 you can study these degree programs in Computational Linguistics and Language Technology:

  • Bachelor: Major 120 and Minor 60
  • Master: Major 90 and Minor 30 (in English)

Both of these degree programs are so-called "consecutive": If you didn't study Computational Linguistics during your bachelor's degree, you will have to do additional coursework. We will decide which courses you will be obliged to do depending on your previous academic education.

We do not offer a mono-master "Computational Linguistics and Language Technology".

Further information about our degree programs are availabe on this website.

In addition to our regular master's degrees, we offer:

  • a minor "Digital Linguistics" (no prerequisites apply) and
  • a focus area "Digital Linguistics" in the mono-master's degree program "Linguistics" (prerequisites: 21 ECTS points in linguistics).

These are especially tailored for students that have no prior technical education, but want to be able to analyse and process language data.

If you are interested in the focus area "Digital Linguistics" of the mono-master Linguistics, please have a look at the website of the mono-master Linguistics.

Teaching in Phonetics

Our phonetics group also offers a focus area "phonetics" in the master's degree program "Linguistics".

If you are interested to focus on phonetics, please have a look at the website of the mono-master Linguistics.