Call for Applications


The Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrueck hosts a research week for young researchers funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research. Renowned experts from Canada, the UK, and Germany will present and discuss the topic throughout the whole week. Besides discussions with international experts and the collaborative development of an international study, participants will receive intensive, interdisciplinary feedback on their work.

Young researchers (postdocs and PhD students) from the neurosciences, medicine, psychology, pedagogics, philosophy, theology, law, and social sciences are cordially invited to apply for participation in the research week. The research week will be held in English.

We invite you to send your application (1 page abstract for the planned contribution, 1 page short CV with publications) as .pdf-file to the organizer Dr. Saskia Nagel ( We are looking forward to applications that show connections to the topic, previous work, and readiness for intensive and interdisciplinary exchange.

Closing date for applications: December 13, 2015

Costs for travel and accommodation will be covered. Professional childcare will be ensured. The revised versions of the presentations will be published as an edited volume soon after the research week. All participants are asked to submit their contributions by July 2016. They will receive an allowance of 300 Euro.