12 months
1474 EUR/year
1474 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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 a state-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).
  • The diploma must grant entitlement to undertake a consecutive Master’s program at a state-accredited university in the relevant country.
  • You must fulfill the requirements of the Master’s study program in question; in other words, you must have the knowledge and skills required for the Master’s study program. 
  • These requirements are set on the basis of the quality, content and scope of, and the level of skills imparted in, one or more Bachelor’s degree programs at the University of Zurich.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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