Heidelberg University

Computational Linguistics

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Computer Science, Language and Literary Studies, Mathematics
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Summer semester:  15 Feb/15 Nov
Winter semester:  15 Jun/15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free / €1500
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a subject with at least 50% in computational linguistics. In cases of a joint degree in two or more subjects, computational linguistics has to account for at least 50% of the degree program.

If your degree has not been finalized yet, your application can be processed if you provide a statement by your university that details your completed courses and marks and confirms that you are expected to finish your degree by the start of the master's program.

GPA Rate 2.00
GPA Comment

You must have achieved a mark of 2,0 (German universities) or the ECTS Grade B "Very good" or better.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
If you are not a native English speaker, you have to provide proof of English language proficiency. You can prove this, for example, via school certificates, language courses on the UNIcert level, or an English BA-thesis.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


You need to submit the following documents:

  1. Notarized copy of the university entrance qualification
  2. Copy of a bachelor's degree (see the previous degree field).
  3. Transcript of records of the bachelor's degree.
  4. Proof of sufficient knowledge of English (see language requirements).
  5. CV (2-3 A4 pages, in German or English).
  6. Letter of motivation (German or English), in which you detail why you apply for the program (2-3 pages).
  7. Affirmation that you wrote the letter of motivation yourself without help and that all sources are referenced.
  8. summary of your bachelor thesis (main hypothesis, research questions, and results) of at least 1 A4 page.
  9. A signed affirmation whether you have lost the right to examination in a master's degree in Computational Linguistics (or equivalent) in a German or international university or whether you are currently in examination in such a program.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website