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Voice Technology

University of Groningen Master

✔ Cutting-edge
✔ International
✔ Hands-on
✔ Excellent career perspectives

Just as the smartphone ushered in a new wave of innovation, forever changing how we communicate, engage, navigate, and shop. So too is voice technology poised to fundamentally alter how we interact with our ubiquitous, interconnected devices. Become an expert in the field and join the MSc Voice Technology at the University of Groningen. 

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Innovative and hands-on education

A totally unique Master programme at the

University of Groningen

This Master’s programme is one-of-its-kind. No other Master’s programme is dedicated exclusively to Voice Technology. No matter if your Bachelor’s degree is in linguistics, computer science, engineering, digital humanities, or something else altogether, if you are interested in the field and aren’t afraid of exploring new terrain, then this is the programme for you.

Experience it yourself

✔️ Acquire expertise in speech recognition and speech synthesis and expand your network by connecting to experts from Silicon Valley and local start-ups.

✔️ Participate in a highly collaborative international, interdisciplinary classroom. You will study with a team of creative professors dedicated to helping you understand speech technology through interactive activities.

✔️ Join a lively environment at the interdisciplinary faculty Campus Fryslân of the University of Groningen.

Why Tatsu recommends this programme

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"During my master's study, I have learned all the necessary fundamental theories and practices of deep learning, speech recognition, and speech synthesis.
I would definitely recommend the program if you are enthusiastic about learning the intersection of AI and speech.

This is a unique opportunity. Voice technology is a complicated discipline that requires a great deal of motivation and effort. But if you are up for a challenge you can achieve something remarkable with this Master's!"

Job examples

  • Speech Scientist
  • Speech Analyst
  • Research Engineer
  • Language Data Specialist
  • Voice Forensic Specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Academic career

Career perspectives

Considering the numbers for the sectors ICT and linguistics, estimations are that people working in ICT and specifically application developers have remarkably positive career perspectives. These estimates are also reflected in the rapidly growing international market for voice assistants, smart speakers, and countless other IoT-connected devices enabled with voice technology.


You may have the opportunity to collaborate on doctoral research, build up an international network and participate in periodic lectures, summer schools and events organized by the Language Technology & Culture research department.

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The faculty is located in the city centre of Leeuwarden

Study at a top 100 University 

Studying at the University of Groningen means studying at a university ranked among the top 100 worldwide. The Voice Technology Master is part of Campus Fryslân, the eleventh Faculty of the University of Groningen, located in Leeuwarden, the capital of the province of Friesland. It is an interdisciplinary faculty that conducts teaching and research of societal importance at a national and international scale. 


Would you like to know more about this degree programme in the Netherlands? Or do you have questions about studying in Leeuwarden or about how the application and selection procedure works? If so, contact us via cf-vt We will be happy to help you!

Last modified:24 October 2022 12.50 p.m.