The UKP Lab has deep connections with many academic research centers. The following are a selection of them.


The European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) is a pan-European AI network of excellence. Iryna Gurevych is Co-Director of the ELLIS NLP program involving the top European academics in Machine Learning and Fellow of the ELLIS unit Darmstadt.

Our current ELLIS PhD students:


The National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity ATHENE is the largest research center for cyber security and privacy in Europe. Iryna Gurevych is PI of the missions:

Security and Privacy in AI (SenPAI):

Secure Digital Transformation in Health Care (SeDiTraH):

Automatic Vulnerability Scanning and Verification (AVSV):


The Hessian Center for Artificial Intelligence (hessian.AI), funded by the Federal State of Hesse, is a Germany-wide unique institution supported by 13 Hessian universities bundling their expertise. Iryna Gurevych is founding faculty and PI.


Artificial Intelligence at TU Darmstadt (AI•DA) is an initiative of several research groups at the TU Darmstadt to coordinate and advance core AI research. Iryna Gurevych is involved as scientist in Natural Language Processing.Artificial Intelligence at TU Darmstadt (AI•DA)

Centre for Cognitive Science

The Centre for Cognitive Science at Technische Universität Darmstadt unites faculty members across multiple disciplines, who joined forces in the scientific study of adaptive, intelligent behavior in humans and machines. Iryna Gurevych is an associated researcher.


The Centre for the Digital Foundation of Research in the Humanities, Social, and Educational Sciences (CEDIFOR) is a long-term research center led by Iryna Gurevych and Jost Gippert (Univ. of Frankfurt).