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Tue Apr 12 2011

FYI: European PhD Program in Computational Logic (EPCL)

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        1.     Bertram Fronhoefer , European PhD Program in Computational Logic (EPCL)

Message 1: European PhD Program in Computational Logic (EPCL)
Date: 11-Apr-2011
From: Bertram Fronhoefer <Bertram.Fronhoeferinf.tu-dresden.de>
Subject: European PhD Program in Computational Logic (EPCL)
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Call for Applications

The new European PhD Program in Computational Logic (EPCL) is run jointly
by four of the leading European universities in the field:

- Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy),
- Technische Universität Dresden (Germany),
- Technische Universität Wien (Austria), and
- Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal).

Further international universities, research organizations and enterprises
which contribute to Computational Logic or apply results from it are
involved as associated partners: The Simon Fraser University (Canada), the
Universidad de Chile, the National ICT Australia Limited (NICTA), and
several companies.

The program involves three years of PhD study in at least two of the
European partner universities. It leads to a joint doctoral degree of the
partner universities at which the studies have been physically performed.
The language of the program is English. Financial support is available in
the form of positions and scholarships.

Necessary requirements for participation in EPCL are a Master's degree in
Computer Science or Mathematics, or an equivalent degree; the proof of
adequate knowledge of English; and substantial knowledge in the areas
Foundations of Logics, Foundations of Artificial Intelligence and
Declarative Programming.

The program will start on 1 October 2011. Applications have to be
electronically submitted on the Webpage, http://www.epcl-study.eu/, before
the Application Deadline on 15 May 2011.

If you have inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the coordinator of
the program Prof. Steffen Hölldobler (see contact information below).

EPCL is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
(BMBF) within the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) program
International Doctorates in Germany (IPID).

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

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