The German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (GSCL) is the scientific association in the German-speaking countries and regions for research, teaching and professional work in natural language processing. We support the cooperation with neighbouring disciplines (e.g., linguistics and semiotics, computer science and mathematics, psychology and cognitive science information science) and keep contact with the respective associations.

Join our LinkedIn Group!


September 9, 2021: Every two years, the GSCL awards two prizes, each worth 400 euros, for the best Bachelor thesis and for the best Master thesis in the field of language technology and computational linguistics. The winner in the category Bachelor for the selection round 2019-2021 is Yannic Bracke (University of Potsdam) for his work and presentation on the topic "Automatic text classification with imbalanced data - Building a frame classifier from a corpus of editorials". In the Master's category, Marie Bexte (University of Duisburg-Essen) won, whose work was entitled “Combined Analysis of Image and Text Using Visio-Linguistic Neural Models - A Case Study on Robustness Within an Educational Scoring Task”. We warmly congratulate the winners on their excellent work.

August 30, 2021: The GSCL Talks are back from the summer break. We will start on September 16, 2021 at 4 p.m. with a talk by Prof. Dr. Alexander Koller (Saarland University) on the subject of "Compositional Semantic Parsing" (details here).

June 27, 2021: Under the link https: //gscl.org/de/resources materials are now available that were developed following up the GSCL Ethics Workshop 2020. The collection contains teaching materials on the subject of ethics in natural language processing as well as a questionnaire designed to help the future organizers of GermEval Shared Tasks.

[Older news]