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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

PhD-Berlin School of Mind and Brain

Berlin School of Mind and Brain


Three-year Doctoral Program
Deadline: 15 January 2009

The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is an international graduate school offering a three-year doctoral program in English. The school is based in Berlin and part of an extensive neuroscience landscape.

The focus of the school's research is on the interface of humanities and behavioral sciences with neurosciences (philosophy, social sciences,linguistics, behavioral and cognitive psychology, neuro-physiology, psychiatry, neurology, computational neuroscience, neurobiology).

All doctoral students will receive supervision by two professors, one from the `mind sciences', and one from the `brain sciences'.

The school's main research areas are: `Conscious and unconscious perception', `decision-making', `language', `brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny', and `mental disorders and brain dysfunction'. The school especially welcomes applications for the research areas `brain plasticity & lifespan ontogeny', `mental disorders & brain dysfunction', and `philosophy of mind'!

The school offers a number of scholarships. Scholarships are generous, and they will cover university enrolment fees and living expenses in Berlin (including accommodation, subsistence, insurances, public transport).

Tuition Fees
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin does not charge tuition fees for this program!

Requirements for Applications
We are looking for students with a Master's or Diploma degree (research degree) in philosophy, lin-guistics, psychology, neurology, psychiatry, computer science, biology, law, economics, or another field relevant for mind/brain research. Students can apply to the doctoral program while completing their Master's course!


Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Phone +49 30 2093-1706
Fax +49 30 2093-1802

The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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