[Comp-neuro] Women's Travel Awards - Berlin School of Mind and Brain

Patrick Wilken pwilken at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 11:53:27 CEST 2009


Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
Berlin School of Mind and Brain

Web:  www.mind-and-brain.de
Email:  admissions at mind-and-brain.de

The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is an international research school, 
which was founded in 2006 as part of Germany's Excellence Initiative. 
The School offers a unique three-year interdisciplinary doctoral program 
in English in the mind and brain sciences.

As part of the Berlin School of Mind and Brain's commitment to 
supporting women in science and the humanities, the School is delighted 
to announce a limited number of travel awards for female students who 
are interested in exploring the possibility of doctoral studies at the 

Successful applicants will receive reimbursement for accommodation, 
travel costs, plus a per diem to cover living expenses during their 
visit. Candidates will be invited to visit the School during the week of 
the 7-12 December 2009, and will have ample opportunities to meet with 
faculty and students relevant to their research interests, as well as 
have a chance to view the School's facilities, and to get a better sense 
of city itself. In addition, they will be encouraged to participate in 
Berlin Brain Days (9-11 December 2009), an annual event that brings 
together more than 200 doctoral students from across the neurosciences 
to discuss and present their work with senior international faculty.

In order to be eligible for this award you need to meet the basic 
eligibility criteria for applying to the School's doctoral program in 
2010 or 2011 (in particular you need to have completed or be in the 
process of completing a Master's or equivalent degree in an area of 
study relevant to the School). Further details about eligibility 
criteria for study at the School can be found at: 
http://www.mind-and-brain.de/63.0.html. Applications (and questions) 
should be made to admissions at hu-berlin.de; please include a short 1-2 
page letter of application (detailing your reasons for applying for the 
travel award, your background and research interests), your academic CV, 
as well as a letter of recommendation.

The deadline for applications is 1 November 2009.


Patrick Wilken, PhD

Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Luisenstraße 56
D-10099 Berlin

Office: Luisenstrasse 56, Haus 1, 10117 Berlin
(North wing, 2nd floor, rm. 318)


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The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

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