Are you fascinated by artificial intelligence and language technology? In this study you learn how to develop and assess smart applications such as conversational agents, automatic translation systems, and intelligent search engines.
As an MSc student of Information Science, you learn how to
analyze unstructured data (such as text) automatically, and find
out which machine learning techniques can be used to solve problems
in information science. You also take part in shared tasks (working
with a group on a challenging problem in language technology), and
apply methods from artificial intelligence to real-world
applications such as machine translation for low-resource
languages, the semantic web, hate-speech detection, and smart user
The Master's track builds on the knowledge, insights and skills that you have acquired in your Bachelor's degree. You will learn to carry out research independently and improve your programming, analytical and presentation skills.
This track is a specialization of the Master's degree programme in Communication and Information Sciences. All courses are taught in English.
Are you a non-EU/EEA student from Russia, India or Indonesia, starting a Master's programme at the Faculty of Arts? If so, you could qualify for the University of Groningen OTS/Talent Grant, Faculty of Arts, a partial scholarship which helps you to finance your studies.
Read more about the OTS/Talent Grant Faculty of Arts.