Master of Science in Automatic Language Processing, specialty Automatic and linguistic processing of written documents




Academic title of the study Dual Master of Science Degree in Automatic Language Processing Management– Computer and Language Processing of Written Documents
Study cycle Second Cycle Studies
Name and status of the institution University of Tirana, Public Institution
Language used in teaching/exams Albanian
Official duration of the study program Two years
Type of study Full-time

This study program aims to:

  • familiarize students with Artificial Intelligence,
  • know how to teach  the computer  to handle linguistic material by transforming the latter into data,
  • teach them how to automatically extract meaning from text, how to create chatbots*, how to build neuronal networks or how to use linguistic data in dedicated IT systems,

Students will:

  • have a double degree from the University of Tirana and Sorbonne Paris Nord University;
  • attend second-year studies at Sorbonne Paris Nord University (if they wish),
  • develop the practice in France, in the enterprises with which USPN has an agreement.

The internship is an important component of the master’s degree and extends over two years of study. Also, the curriculum foresees lectures by professionals in this field, both foreigners  and Albanian. 

 Employment opportunities

 programmer and user of chatbots;

 programmer and user of Neural Networks;

 project programmer in computer linguistics;

 specialists for identification, collection and processing of data;

 specialists for creating and manipulating databases;

 specialists in automatic and semi-automatic translation;

 specialists for editing information and multimedia products;

 specialists in the administration of pedagogical contents (teaching

computer-assisted and distance learning);

 specialists in lexicography and computer terminology;

 specialists in automatic and semi-automatic translation;

 specialists in customer service in the company;

 computer linguist;

Automatic language processing offers tremendous value to organizations in various sectors, from digital communications in healthcare and medicine to finance, marketing, retail, translation, e-learning, and more.

Some of the most common applications of automatic language handling in the industry today:

– spelling analysis (eg grammar)

– Chatbots

– classification and automatic generation of texts;

– automatic identification of linguistic aspects;

– artificial intelligence in the labor market (Market Intelligence);

– virtual assistance (eg Alexa and Siri);

– automated language translation (eg Microsoft/Skype Translator);

– data analysis;

– Machine Learning, Cyber security, etc.

The curricula is the same as that of the Master’s at Sorbonne University Paris Nord and will be developed by USPN professors, professors of the Faculty of Foreign Languages and the Faculty of Economics of UT, which is part of the collaboration to create the  double degree.