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The Max Planck School of Cognition invites applications from exceedingly bright students with strong academic experience in areas related to cognition such as artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience/neuroscience, genetics, linguistics, mathematics, neurobiology, neurology, psychiatry, philosophy, psychology.

  • Application opening: November 1, 2018
  • Application deadline: December 15, 2018
  • Programm starting: September 2019

Apply now via our application portal!

Please, prepare the following documents for submittion:

  • Certificates or proof of current enrollment (B.S. and / or M.S.) (see FAQs 1.3-1.5)
  • Official transcripts with explicit marks, and if available course descriptions detailing the content of the courses you have mastered (see FAQs 3.3-3.4)
  • Your school leaving certificate with marks (see FAQ 1.3)
  • Copy of your passport / identity card
  • Academic curriculum vitae (see FAQ 3.1)
  • Personal statement (see FAQ 2.2)
  • Graduate record examinations (GRE) general test is highly recommended (see FAQs 1.7-1.10)
  • Names of three potential supervisors from the Max Planck School of Cognition (see FAQ 3.7)
  • Contact of two referees for recommendation (see FAQs 3.5-3.6)
  • Non-native English-speaking applicants must provide evidence of their English language proficiency (see FAQs 1.11-1.12)

The Max Planck Schools wish to increase the participation of women wherever they are underrepresented; therefore, applications from women are particularly welcome. Following its commitment to an equal opportunities employment policy, the Max Planck Schools also especially encourage persons with a disability to submit their applications.

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