PhD oppurtunities at IMPRS NeuroCom

This year's round of applications for candidates to the NeuroCom graduate school will run until the beginning of January 2016.

November 27, 2015

For those students holding a Master's degree who wish to apply to the International Max Planck Research School on Neuroscience of Communication (IMPRS NeuroCom), the deadline for applications is 4th January 2016. The most suitable candidates will be selected by an admissions committee and invited for an interview. Successful candidates will subsequently be able to commence their academic career at MPI CBS during the course of 2016.

"We welcome applications from highly skilled national and international candidates with diverse academic backgrounds who wish to further develop and qualify scientifically in the broad field of neuroscience", explains Dr Veronika Krieghoff, coordinator of the programme. Besides a profound conceptual and methodological education, the structured graduate programme, whose spokesperson is Prof. Dr Arno Villringer, Director at the Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences also offers soft-skill courses, international conferences, annual summer schools, and a final-year exchange programme.

Additionally, IMPRS NeuroCom doctoral students profit from state-of-the-art neuroscientific equipment at the Max-Planck-Institute and a close cooperation with the University of Leipzig.

The IMPRS NeuroCom offers its doctoral students an innovative and interdisciplinary three-year graduate programme with the aim of conveying the multidisciplinary aspects of cognition, psychology, and neuroscience of human communication, whilst also raising specific research questions within this far-reaching discipline.

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