Computational Linguistics

University of Zurich

M.A. On Campus
1336 EUR/year
1336 EUR/year
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This Master's Degree major in Computational Linguistics from University of Zurich provides students with the skills to engage in independent academic work related to significant theories of the field, to identify practical and relevant problems in the area of the automatic processes and forms of linguistic information.


Computational Linguistics will be able to design solution concepts and to academically implement and present these solutions and results into the academic field through publications.

Graduates from University of Zurich should be able to acquire skills of independent professional development at the university level, to engage in and contribute academic work in a team environment, and to be able to publicly present and defend their scholarly work at international conferences. 

Career options

This Master's Degree course prepares students with the appropriate skills to gain employment in university-level institutions, research and development institutions and departments in areas such as publishing, language and linguistic services, and software production companies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mobile Communication Systems 
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Advanced Techniques of Text Mining
  • Applied Analytical Data Science 
  • Big Data: Technology and Law
  • Big-Data Analytics

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Besides meeting the formal admission requirements, you must also fulfill the relevant academic admission requirements to be admitted to a Master’s degree program. 

  • Bachelor’s diploma or a degree that is at least equivalent from a state-accredited university.

  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at astate-accredited university.

  • The degree program must last at least three years (of regular full-time study: 180 ECTS credits or equivalent workload).

  • The diploma must be state-accredited (no equivalency certificates or university-internal confirmations of the successful completion of interim sections).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1336 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 668 EUR per semester and a duration of  .
  • EU/EEA

    1336 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 668 EUR per semester and a duration of  .
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester


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Computational Linguistics
University of Zurich


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