[AUDITORY] Fwd: Berlin School of Mind and Brain PhD progr am =?utf-8?Q?=E2=80=93?= Apply now for 2014 (deadline: 15.1.2014)! (Katharina von Kriegstein )

Subject: [AUDITORY] Fwd: Berlin School of Mind and Brain PhD progr am =?utf-8?Q?=E2=80=93?= Apply now for 2014 (deadline: 15.1.2014)!
From:    Katharina von Kriegstein  <kriegstein@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Mon, 4 Nov 2013 14:36:15 +0100

************************************************=20 Berlin School of Mind and Brain =E2=80=93 Apply now for 2014!=20 The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is an international and interdisciplina= ry graduate research school that offers a three-year doctoral degree progra= m in English. The School was established in 2006 as part of Germany=E2=80= =99s Excellence Initiative for German universities.=20 It is the Berlin School of Mind and Brain=E2=80=99s mission to train outsta= nding young scientists to become experts in one of the relevant fields, to = provide them with knowledge over the gamut of mind and brain research, and = to give them the ability, and the opportunity, to cooperate with researcher= s from other disciplines.=20 Doctoral candidates are admitted by a four-step process that identifies the= 10=E2=80=9315 best applicants. They are selected in a highly competitive a= nd internationally open admission procedure.=20 Based at Humboldt-Universit=C3=A4t zu Berlin , our main partner institution= s in research, education and training are the Charit=C3=A9 Medical School a= nd the universities in Berlin and Potsdam, Magdeburg and Leipzig as well as= the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Max Delbr=C3=BCck Cen= ter for Molecular Medicine, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, and= Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences.=20 RESEARCH within the School concentrates on six paradigmatic topics each of = which connects brain- and mind-related research:=20 o perception, attention, and consciousness=20 o decision-making=20 o language=20 o brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny=20 o brain disorders and mental dysfunction=20 o human sociality and the brain=20 Research is strongly embedded in the basic and clinical research conducted = within the region allowing for synergistic research initiatives and opportu= nities.=20 The School has a faculty comprised of nearly 60 distinguished researchers ,= including five Max Planck directors, four Leibniz Prize winners, several E= RC advanced grant recipients, and the Einstein Visiting Fellow. Together wi= th the associated research groups they cover the most relevant research are= as in the mind and the brain sciences.=20 PARTNERSHIPS with several international universities are maintained for res= earch and training exchange, joint conferences, and lab rotations:=20 o University of Aarhus, Denmark=20 o Bar-Ilan University, Israel=20 o King=E2=80=99s College London, UK=20 o University College London, UK=20 o Duke University, USA=20 o George Mason University, USA=20 EIGHT GOOD REASONS to choose the Berlin School of Mind and Brain=20 o You become part of a structured program that offers ample opportunities i= n research, education and training in one of Europe=E2=80=99s largest mind = and brain research communities=20 o You are assigned at least two professorial thesis advisors =E2=80=93 usua= lly one from the brain sciences, one from the mind sciences, in order to en= sure the interdisciplinary impact and support for your work=20 o You regularly meet with leading international researchers through the Sch= ool=E2=80=99s own scientific meetings and international lecture series=20 o You are provided with substantial financial assistance to attend national= and international conferences=20 o You arrange your own journal and methods clubs and participate in academi= c retreats=20 o You attend a series of tailor-made courses on subjects relevant for inter= disciplinary mind and brain research, and you have access to specialized sc= ientific soft- and hard-skill courses, a mentoring program, career developm= ent, and coaching=20 o No tuition fees associated with the program=20 o The best applicants will be granted a scholarship by the School=20 DEADLINE for applications: 15 January 2014=20 For further information please visit our website www.mind-and-brain.de or c= ontact mb-admission@xxxxxxxx .=20 --=20 Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin=20 Berlin School of Mind and Brain=20 - Admissions -=20 Unter den Linden 6 | 10099 Berlin=20 Visitor address: Luisenstrasse 56 | 10117 Berlin=20 2nd floor, room 308=20 Tel.: +49 (0)30 2093-8105=20 Fax: +49 (0)30 2093-1802 mb-admission@xxxxxxxx www.mind-and-brain.de ww= w.neuroscience-berlin.de You can also find us on Facebook, ResearchGate and= Academia.edu=20 ---=20 Katharina von Kriegstein=20 Max Planck Research Group Leader Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences=20 Stephanstr. 1A, 04103 Leipzig, Germany=20 Professor of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience Humboldt University of Berlin=20 Rudower Chaussee 18, 12489 Berlin, Germany=20 Phone +49 (0) 341-9940-2476=20 Fax +49 (0) 341-9940-2448=20 http://www.cbs.mpg.de/groups/misc/humcomm=20

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