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Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology
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The Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology (iLLT) was founded in 1988. Originally called the Institute of Linguistics, it changed its name in 2017 to reflect the evolution in its research interests and competences. 

The iLLT conducts research and teaching in:

  • General and Applied Linguistics
  • Sign Linguistics and Language Disability
  • Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing
  • Experimental Psycholinguistics 
  • Academic English

Part of our mission here at the ILLT is to spearhead collaborative work with research institutes and industrial partners both at the University of Malta and internationally. 

At the iLLT, we offer three undergraduate programmes: a B.A. and B.A. Honours in General Linguistics,  a B.Sc. in Human Language Technology and a B.A. in Language Technology.

At the postgraduate level, we run an M.Sc. in Language and Computation as well as the research-focused M.A. in Linguistics and Ph.D. in Linguistics programmes. We also host the Academic English programme.


Interested in joining one of our courses? Click below for more information!

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Change in Name
As of April 2017, the Institute has officially changed its name to Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology.

Class timetables are now available from this page.

For study-units LIN1063, LIN1065, LIN2013 and LIN5063, please click on this page to check the Academic English timetable.

Ethical approval
Deadlines for submission of ethical approval forms to the Institute Research Ethics Committee are now available on the Research page.
Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III
Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III  for the Maltese Sign Language Research Project.

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