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03 July 2017

Three Doctoral Fellowships for International Students in Germany, 2017 Scholarship Positions 2017 2018




Applications are invited for Three Doctoral Fellowships at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) (LMU Munich) to study in Germany. International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The aim of the fellowship is to provide financial support to international students.

Mathematical Philosophy, i.e. the application of mathematical methods in philosophy, is experiencing a tremendous boom in various areas of philosophy. Mathematical methods are now used not only in epistemology, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of science, and the philosophy of mathematics but also in ethics, political philosophy and even in the philosophy of religion.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue doctoral programme.

Study Subject: LMU especially interested in candidates who work in the field of mathematical philosophy with a focus on philosophical logic (broadly construed, including philosophy and foundations of mathematics, semantics, formal philosophy of language, inductive logic and foundations of probability, and more).

Scholarship Award: The fellowships are remunerated with 1.468 €/month (paid out without deductions for tax and social security). The MCMP is able to support fellows concerning expenses for professional travelling.

Number of Scholarships: Three fellowships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Candidates who have not finished their MA at the time of the application deadline have to provide evidence that they will have their MA in hand at the time the fellowship starts. We especially encourage female scholars to apply. The LMU in general and the MCMP in particular, endeavour to raise the percentage of women among its academic personnel. Furthermore, given equal qualification, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidates who have not finished their MA at the time of the application deadline have to provide evidence that they will have their MA in hand at the time the fellowship starts.

English Language Requirements: The official language at the MCMP is English and fluency in German is not mandatory.

Germany Scholarships

How to Apply: Applications (including a cover letter that addresses, amongst others, one’s academic background, research interests and the proposed starting date, a CV, a list of publications (if applicable), a sample of written work of no more than 3000 words, and a description of the planned PhD-project of about 2000 words) should be sent by email (in one PDF document) to office.leitgeb-at-lrz.uni-muenchen.de by August 15, 2017.

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is August 15, 2017.

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