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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Seven PhD student grants ("Lichtenberg grants") in Cognitive Science, Osnabrueck (Germany)


University of Osnabrck

The PhD Programme Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrck http://www.cogsci.uos.de/en/cogsci/phd/contents

invites applications for

7 Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Grants for PhD Students

The PhD Programme Cognitive Science is a curricular PhD programme, associated with the Institute of Cognitive Science and research groups from the Institutes of Informatics and Psychology. It includes research groups in Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics, Neurobiopsychology, Neuroinformatics, Philosophy of Cognition, Knowledge Based Systems, and Differential Psychology.

The Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrck is one of the largest European centres in Cognitive Science, offering degree programmes for BSc, MSc, and PhD in Cognitive Science and carries out research on a broad range of cognitive processes.

We invite applications for the Lichtenberg PhD scholarships from all Cognitive Science areas. Scholarships are  1400 (plus allowances) per month for a maximum of three years, to start at October 1st, 2009. For details about the application procedure pls. refer to http://www.cogsci.uni-osnabrueck.de/en/cogsci/phd/application. The application deadline is June 15th, 2009.

The University of Osnabrck strives to increase the number of women in research and teaching. Women are therefore explicitly encouraged to apply.

Contact: Prof. Dr. Peter Bosch, Director of the PhD Programme Cognitive Science, University Professor of Computational Linguistics and Cognitive Science, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrck, 49069 Osnabrck, Germany, (+49 541) 969 3373, pbosch@uos.de

Bewerbungsschluss: 15.06.2009