The ILLC is home to a leading research group in Computational Linguistics with a long history in statistical natural language processing since the early 1990s.


Current research includes probabilistic parsing and grammar induction (Tejaswini Deoskar), computational pragmatics and dialogue modelling (Raquel Fernández), statistical morpho-syntactic parsing and machine translation (Khalil Sima’an), and neural semantic and syntactic parsing (Willem Zuidema).


ILLC’s computational linguists teach the following courses:

Official course descriptions can be found on the UvA’s online course catalogue.