Local Master's Program in Computational Linguistics (in English)

Computational Linguistics (IMLA) is one of seven branches of the Master’s Program in Computer Science provided in English.

Type of study: University Graduate - Master’s programme of study
Study programme / Subject of qualification: Computer Science / Computational Linguistics
Name of the qualification according to the Czech law: magistr
Title conferred: Mgr. (MSc. equivalent)

More Detailed Information:

Diploma Theses

Note that you have to finish all your courses and get necessary credits including credits for  diploma thesis (120 ECTS in total) before you are allowed to submit your diploma thesis and/or registered for the state exam (typically in mid summer, see the academic calendar)!

State Exams (Oral Part) - students are examined from five areas:

  • from two obligatory areas covering the theoretical foundations of computer science (description of the areas can be found here):
    • complexity and computability, and
    • data structures;
  • from the obligatory area for the study branch Computational Linguistics (description of the area can be found here):
    • fundamentals of natural language processing
  • from two areas specific to the student's specialization within the study branch Computational Linguistics - the student will select these two examination areas when registering for the final exam; description of the areas can be found here.

Tuition Fee

The student obliges him/herself to complete the local program requirements within the deadline specified in the academic calendar (typically the end of September). If the student fails to meet this deadline (s)he can ask for a program extension.

In case of the extension, the Charles University local fee will be demanded from the student according to the local regulations specified at the faculty webpage. If the student has finished his/her coursework and (s)he is just working on his/her master thesis, (s)he can ask for 80% reduction of the local fee (in written).


European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT)

The European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) provides students with profound knowledge and insight into the various disciplines that contribute to the methods of language and communication technologies, and it strengthens their ability to work according to scientific methods. Moreover, the students acquire practice-oriented knowledge by choosing appropriate combinations of modules in Language Technology, Computational and Theoretical Linguistics, and Computer Science.

The program involves studying one year at one of the participating universities, and completing the second year with a stay in the other partner university. After this, the student will obtain two Master of Science degrees with legal value in the countries of issue ...