Robert Litschko


litschko (at)

University of Mannheim
B6, 26, Room C 1.06
D-68159 Mannheim

Research Interests

  • Multilingual and Cross-lingual NLP
  • Cross-lingual Information Retrieval
  • Distributional Semantics


Teaching Assistant:

  • Web Search and Information Retrieval (FSS 2018, FSS 2019, FSS 2020)
  • Introduction to Data Science (HWS 2018, HWS 2019, HWS 2020)
  • Text Analytics (HWS 2019, HWS 2020)
  • Introduction to Machine Learning (HWS 2019)

Thesis Co-supervisor:

  • Semantic Relation Classificiation in Scientific Papers
  • Injecting Common Sense Knowledge into Unsupervised Pretraining Models for NLP
  • Pre-trained Multilingual Masked Language Models to Identify Offensive Language in Social Media
  • Detection of Propaganda Techniques in News Articles