Computational Ling. and Lang. Technology

(Major subject 90)

Degree program: Bachelor of Arts

General description

This Bachelor's Degree major in Computational Linguistics and Language Technology deepens insight into the fundamental problems, questions and methods of solution for the field of computational linguistics and language technology, as well as an in-depth analysis and adoption of the uses and applications of the theories. The course enables students to gain an academic understanding of the theoretical and practical foundations of computer science and information technology, and develops solid programming and software development knowledge in regards to various paradigms of computer programming and in the region of complex linguistic technological problem areas. The Bachelor's Degree prepares students with employment skills in the areas of publishing, library work, documentation and linguistic services, and in software production firms, especially in those in which a knowledge about computer- linguistic methodologies are required.

Admission requirements

The provisions laid out in the framework ordinance for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Zurich, and the provisions defined in the pertinent program regulations apply, see (in German).

Branch of studies

Computer science, Linguistics

ECTS credits



Bachelor of Arts UZH

Part-time studies

Part-time studies are possible.

Major/minor subject combinations

Studienprogramme (Haupt-/Nebenfachprogramme) können mit wenigen Einschränkungen miteinander kombiniert werden. Ausgeschlossen ist in der Regel die Kombination von Programmen, die grosse Lehranteile gemeinsam teilen. Beachten Sie dazu die Studienordnung des entsprechenden Programms, siehe


Information technology
Computational linguistics

Language of instruction

German, English