StudyQA — PhD: Cognitive Science — Central European University


Cognitive Science

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Deadline: Jan 30, 2023
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PhD in Cognitive Science

This research-intensive, multidisciplinary program provides specialized knowledge in the fields of social cognition, cognitive development as well as formal and biological models of perception and learning. You will receive regular supervision and practical research training in our labs, from experimental design to data analysis. You will also have the opportunity to join research groups and work closely together with faculty members.

What you can research

  • Behavioral economics
  • Cognition and culture
  • Cognitive development
  • Cooperation
  • Computational models
  • Embodied cognition
  • Infant social cognition
  • Joint action
  • Learning and memory
  • Social cognitive neuroscience
  • Statistical learning
  • Visual perception
  • Completed online application form:
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Letters of recommendation
  • CV
  • Master’s degree in any discipline related to cognitive science
  • Research proposal

Fund your studies

In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous scholarships available to students from any country. Doctoral scholarships include a full tuition waiver and a monthly stipend for living expenses. Learn more at

Where your degree will take you

Our program equips students with skills for successful careers in academia and other research-oriented sectors, meeting the growing demand for experts in social and computational cognitive science.

Study in Vienna

Apply now and be among the first to study at our new campus in Vienna! Did you know that the Austrian capital has been ranked as the world's “most livable city” for ten years in a row? Find out more about CEU in Vienna at

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