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Monday, January 09, 2023 by Chris Wellekens

6-31 (2022-11-18) PhD studentships @ University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK


Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the University of Edinburgh invites applications for three-year PhD studentships starting in October 2023. ILCC is dedicated to the pursuit of basic and applied research on computational approaches to language, communication and cognition.

Primary research areas include:

  • Natural language processing and computational linguistics

  • Machine Translation

  • Speech technology

  • Dialogue, multimodal interaction, language and vision

  • Computational Cognitive Science , including language and speech, decision-making, learning and generalization

  • Social Media and Computational Social Science

  • Human-Computer interaction, design informatics, assistive and educational technology

  • Information retrieval and visualization

Approximately 10 studentships from a variety of sources are available, covering both maintenance at the research council rate of GBP 17,668 (2022/23 rates) per year and tuition fees. Awards increase every year, typically with inflation. Studentships are available for UK, EU, and non-EU nationals.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a list of indicative PhD topics, please consult:

Details regarding the PhD programme and the application procedure can be found at:

There are TWO DEADLINES for applications to receive full consideration:

round 1: 25th November 2022
round 2: 27th January 2023

We strongly recommend that non-UK applicants submit their applications in round 1, to maximise their chances of funding. Please direct inquiries to the PhD admissions team at

Please note that the 3-year ILCC PhD program is distinct from the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Natural Language Processing, which offers a 4-year PhD with integrated study:

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh SC005336.



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