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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

SCHOLARSHIPS - European Master's Programme in Computational Logic, Bolzano, Lisbon, Dresden, Vienna (Italy / Portugal / Germany / Austria)

Dear all,

I'd like to draw your attention to the fact that fresh Erasmus Mundus 
scholarships are available for Non-European AND European students who enroll in 
our European Master's Program in Computational Logic in the fall of 2013. The 
deadline for application is 31 January, 2013. More details are given below. In 
particular, I'd like to draw your attention to the fact that we are able to 
provide grants to EU-students for doing their project at the National ICT of 
Australia (NICTA).

Please spread this information as wide as possible among friends and 
colleagues, at your old universities and the places, where you currently live 
and work.

Many thanks -- Steffen

The European Master's Program in Computational Logic

We are glad to announce to you the possibility to join our European Master's 
Program of Computational Logic. This program is offered jointly at the 
Free-University of Bozen-Bolzano in Italy, the Technische Universitt Dresden 
in Germany, the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Portugal and the Technische 
Universitt Wien in Austria. Within this program you have the choice to study 
at two /three of the four European universities. In addition, you can do your 
project work at the National ICT of Australia (NICTA). You will graduate with a 
MSc in Computer Science and obtain a joint degree. Information on the 
universities and the program including the application procedure is provided 

Language of instruction is English. Tuition fees are 3.000 EUR (for 
non-European students) and 1.000 (for European students) per year.

We would like to draw your attention to the ERASMUS-MUNDUS scholarship program. 
The ERASMUS-MUNDUS consortium offers 2-year scholarships up to  48.000 EUR for 
non-EU students and up to 23.000 EUR for EU students of our European Master's 
Program in Computational Logic.

More information on the scholarship program is available from:

Do not hesitate to contact us  if you have any further questions.

Kind regards -- Steffen Hlldobler

Prof. Dr. Steffen Hoelldobler
International Center for Computational Logic
Technische Universitt Dresden
01062 Dresden, Germany

phone: [+49](351)46 33 83 40
fax: [+49](351)46 33 83 42