PhD Programme / Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

'While all animals have a communication system, human language is unique in some of its properties. Which of our learning abilities are we using when we acquire new language? And how do these learning abilities differ from those of animals?'
Raquel Garrido AlhamaPhD candidate in Computational Linguistics since October 2012.

The ILLC PhD programme, organised by the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) at the University of Amsterdam, is a four-year programme designed to support and guide PhD candidates in their track to become highly qualified scientific researchers in the areas described by the institute's research mission. PhD candidates are given the opportunity to benefit from a rich scientific programme as well as a tailor-made transferable-skills programme.