Doctoral Fellowships at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy in Germany, 2017 is open for International Students, European Union Students, Non European Students . The scholarship allows PhD, Fellowship level programm(s) in the field of Mathematics taught at Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy . The deadline of the scholarship is .
Scholarships Description: 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.
Degree Level: Fellowships are available to pursue doctoral programme.
Available 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 Benefits: 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.
Eligibility Criteria: 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.
Eligible Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
Application Procedure: 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.
Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is August 15, 2017.