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CLICS-exchange program - apply now!

This years application deadline is on the June 30, 2020. Don't miss it!

For further info check out our homepage!

Save the date: IWSLT 2020

On July 09 and 10 the 17th International Conference on Spoken Language (IWSLT) will take place in Seattle. New in 2020: IWSLT is now an official workshop of ACL! 

Further info.... 

CLICS @ "Uni für Einsteiger"

On Nov 20, 2019 the annual information event for interested students took place. Talks and demos were presented the whole day in KIT's Audimax and CLICS presented its exchange program and the MOOCs. 

CLICS supports IWSLT 2019 at HKUST

On Nov. 02 and 03 the 16th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) took place at HKUST in Hongkong, further information....

ICMI Sustained Accomplishment Award for Alex Waibel

Alex Waibel recieved the ICMI Sustained Accomplishment Award at the 2019 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction in Suzhou (Shanghai) China the 15-17 October. The Sustained Accomplishment Award is awarded each year at ICMI to a senior scientist who has made innovative, long-lasting, and influential contributions to the field of multimodal/multimedia interaction. Further information...

CLICS @ KIT Innovation Day

On July 10, 2019 we will present our Lecture Translator in action: Visit us @ stand 12, KIT, Audimax, foyer or join Dr. S. Stükers talk on "Breaking the Language Barrier". We also show the automatic translation of our CLICS-MOOCs

Annual KIT Celebration
Lecture Translator live @ Annual KIT Celebration

The Lecture Translator was successfully offered as service for foreign participants at the annual celebration of KIT on May 16, 2019. All presentations, talks and discussions were translated from German to English. Prof. Alex Waibel  discussed visions, chances and risks of Artificial Intelligence, more information….

CLICS@ Hannover Messe 2019

KIT presents it's innovations at Hannover Messe from April 01-06 in hall 2 and we are proud to present our CLICS-program and the MOOCs (further info...)

Waseda @ KIT

It was our honour to welcome Prof. Y. Shirakwa (Center for Research Strategy), Mr. K. Kikusato (Center for Research Strategy) and Mrs. Y. Baba (Research Promotion Division) at KIT on March 11, 2019. Our research was presented and we discussed further joint research options. 

New CLICS Deadline. Apply Now!

This years application deadline is on the June 24, 2019. Don't miss it!

For further info check out our homepage!


NAIST partner Prof. Satoshi Nakamura visited KIT in January 2019 in order to discuss the second period of CLICS and he took the opportunity to give a distinguished lecture @ KIT. 

Oct. 24: Delegation from Waseda-University

Further joint collaboration and exchange was the topic of the visit of Prof. Dr. Yoshiyuki Shirakawa, Researcher Management Administrator, Center for Research Strategy, Mr. Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Administrative Director, Center for Research Strategy and Hiroshi Kumabe, International Affairs Division at KIT on Oct. 24, 2019. 

CLICS: What is in it for me?

The KIT welcomes its new students on October 12, 2018. CLCIS will present its opportunities like its student exchange, or the distinguished lecture series to you - join us at our booth in Building 30.45 (south campus).  

Join us @ Hackathon - Open Codes @ ZKM

Inside the ZKM, the „open codes exhibit, the hackathon a sort of inventor competition, takes place. Join the hackathon on the weekend, learn about apps, get in touch with the teams and the jury 

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel Intelligent Systems Breaking the Language Barrier @ Leopoldina Symposium

On the Symposium organized by Leopoldina on „Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning“, to be held on March 22, 2018 Prof. Waibel will give a lecture on: Intelligent Systems Breaking the Language Barrier. All interested are Kindly invited, please register see link

March 21, official ceremony @ Leopoldina

During the official ceremony on March 21, Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel will receive his certificate by the Leopoldina. Please register for the event and the following lecture on „the architecture of the internet - trends and risks“ by Prof. Anja Feldmann see link 

Another Successful Winterschool at NAIST

The Winterschool 2017 on Machine Translation has ended and we are grateful to our hosts at NAIST for the wonderful time we had!! 

CLICS student exchange: Next deadline 18 June 2018!

Join the best international labs and do your final thesis at CMU, Waseda, NAIST or HKUST! Next deadline for application is on June 15, 2018. Further information.... 

CLICS @ KIT's International Welcome Day

The automatically translated CLICS MOOCs are a perfect tool for KIT's international students. CLICS presented its MOOCs to the "newcomers" during the KIT International Welcome Day, to be held at KIT on Oct. 12, 2017.

Alex Waibel elected member of "Leopoldina" & "Ehrensenator" of HRK

Two honors for Alex Waibel in the first half of 2017: On March 15, he was elected member of "Leopoldina", one of the oldest academies of science in the world. With some 1.500 members, the Leopoldina brings together outstanding scientists from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and many other countries. 

On June 26, the German Rector's Conference (HRK) awarded Alex Waibel "Ehrensenator".

CLICS @ KIT's Open Door Day, June 24, 2017

CLICS participated in the open door day at KIT on June 24, 2017. We presented the project and the benefits to the interested public. All in all about 35.000 people joined the open door day!!! 

June 19: New deadline for application

 CLICS supports research stays for BA-, MA- or PhD-Students in order to compile their final thesis at one of CLICS-partner's labs. Next deadline for application is: June 19, 2017. See "CLICS-exchange program page" or contact Margit Rödder @ KIT.

New CLICS-Poster available!

Project CLICS at a glance - that is the purpose of our brand-new CLICS-Poster. Browse our posters, publications, presentations here.... 

Exchange: Deadline for application: April 30, 2017

CLICS supports research stays for BA-, MA- and PhD-Students in order to do their final thesis at one of CLICS-partner labs. Next deadline for the application is April 18, 2016. Browse the CLICS exchange program page or contact Margit Rödder @ KIT.  

Four new CLICS-students chosen!

CLICS is proud to announce four new CLICS-Students who will receive funding in order to to their final thesis at one of our partners. Theo Beffart, Emanuel Jöbstl and Xizhe Lian will go to CMU, Bettina Weller to Waseda!

1st CLICS Winter School at Microsoft Research, Dec. 2016

The first CLICS-Winterschool took place in Seattle (at Microsoft Research) from Dec. 04-09, 2016. See the program here... 

Invitation for students: Abroad with CLICS, KIT, Oct. 26, 2016

How to get abroad during my studies? The event: "Studying computer science - going abroad" will inform about all possibilities to study in a foreign country, including CLICS. Join us on October 26, 2016, 5.30 pm, Bldg. 50.34, KIT.  

CLICS @ KIT-information day for international students

We will present our simultaneous translation system as a service for international students at KIT welcome day!  Get information on project CLICS and the service  on October 12, 2016 in the entrance hall of "Audimax". We are looking forward to seeing you!

CLICS @ International Networking Days

CLICS was presented during the "international breakfast", which followed the official opening by KIT's vice president for innovation and international affairs, Prof. Dr. Thomas Hirth on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. The International Networking Days were organised by KIT's international department (see program...)

Four new CLICS-students chosen

The CLICS student exchange comittee has chosen four new students who will to their final thesis at one of the CLICS-partner universities: Thomas Zenkel, Jörg Franke and Qingciaoyang Zhu will compile their master thesis at CMU and Marcus Gall at NAIST.

Symposium: 25 years of interACT, July 14-16, 2016

Building Bridges - Breaking Barriers is the topic of the international symposium on the occasion of interACT's 25 birthday. We will celebrate in Baden-Baden, Germany on July 14-16, 2016. For further information please visit the event-web under www.interact25.org.  

Best Paper Award for Stefan Suwelak

At the conference "New Frontiers in Product Modeling and Simulation (NAFEMS)", Seattle, US, June 2016, KIT-PhD Stefan Suwelak received the best paper award. CLICS funded his conference trip and sends congratulations! See paper here...

DAAD Berlin
Conference: Going Forward - Strategic Partnerships as a Driver for Internationalisation, April 18,2016

CLICS participated in the international conference "Going Forward-Strategic Partnerships as a Driver for Internationalisation" in Berlin on April 18, 2016. The picture shows CLICS leader Prof. Alexander Waibel,  Dr. Anette Pieper (DAAD), and Dr. Patti McGill Peterson (Presidental Advisor, Global Initiatives, Center for Internationalisation and Global Engagement, American Council on Education) 

CFP - MT Journal: Special Issue on Spoken Language Translation

There will be a special issue of MT Journal on the topic of Spoken Language Translation. Deadline for paper submission is July 15, 2016. Call for papers see here... 

New CLICS poster in English available

 CLICS at a glance - see the new poster in English, learn about the structure, strategy, project aims or measures in two minutes.

CLICS-Exchange: Application until April 18, 2016

CLICS supports research stays for BA-, MA- and PhD-Students in order to do their final thesis at one of CLICS-partner labs. Next deadline for the application is April 18, 2016. Further information... or contact Margit Rödder @ KIT

CLICS-Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Graham Neubig, NAIST

CLICS cordially invites to its next distinguished lecure. Dr. Graham Neubig, NAIST, will talk about "Natural Language Models for Low Latency Simultaneous Speech Translation" on Feb. 11, 2016, 2pm, KIT, bldg. 50.20, room 148.

CLICS presentation - get an overview!

Explore in 12 slides what the project is about! Download presentation...

CLICS students: All good things come in fives....

CLICS has sent until now five students to its partners: Marvin Ritter, Paul Jäger, Simon Kohl went to CMU and Marco Vetter and Matthias Sperber to NAIST, Japan. See more...

CLICS brochure

The CLICS flyer informs in short words about the key elements of the project: international MOOCs, exchange program, distinguished lecture series and summer schools. Learn more (download brochure)...

first CLICS-Distinguished Lecture!

Florian Metze, CLICS associate director at CMU, will start the CLICS Distinguished Lecture series with his presenation on "The CMU Speech Kitchen", June 09, 2015, 2pm, bldg. 50.20, room 223. All students, researchers and interested persons are cordially invited.  

first CLICS student chosen

The CLICS Advisory Board has chosen Marco Vetter as first CLICS student. Marco will do his Master Thesis at NAIST, starting in April 2015. Further information...