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PhD Studentships - Computer Science

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COME earn your doctorate with us  

The Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science is funded by the German Excellence Initiative and comprises all doctoral education and training in computer science at Saarland University in collaboration with 7 internationally recognized research institutes on campus. We are:

- Department of Computer Science, Saarland University
- Max Planck Institute for Informatics (MPII)
- Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS)
- German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
- Intel Visual Computing Institute (IVCI)
- Cluster of Excellence: Multimodal Computing and Interaction (MMCI)
- Center for Bioinformatics (CBI)
- Center for IT Security, Privacy and Accountability (CISPA)  

Over 70 possible PhD supervisors along with an additional 120 post-doc researchers from all over the world provide a broad spectrum of research topics covering almost all of computer science. Candidates need not have settled on a research topic or already have a supervisor in order to join the program. More than half of our graduate students come from outside Germany.

We invite applications for admission to our program with full scholarship funding (at least 800 € per month) during the preparatory phase and full financial support in the dissertation phase.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS
You are about to or will have completed your studies in Computer Science or in a related field with an excellent Bachelor's degree or higher. (German Fachhochschule degree holders are also welcome.) Besides academic excellence, you should bring along talent and passion for research. English is a must, German optional.

WE OFFER
- a welcoming and stimulating international research environment with an exceptional concentration of computer science expertise.
- full financial support throughout the program. All in all, over 50 Mio € yearly supports Saarbrücken Computer Science, providing great infrastructure and funding for our students and faculty.
- comprehensive mentoring program with doctoral supervision seen as a common responsibility of the whole faculty.
- professional training in soft skills workshops.
- modest cost of living in Saarland on the border to France at the crossroads between Frankfurt and Paris, Strasbourg and Luxembourg.  

APPLY!
The next application deadline is April 30th, 2016 for uptake in October 2016. The application procedure is carried out exclusively online ( http://gradschool.cs.uni-saarland.de/program/online-application/ ) . 

QUESTIONS?
For more information about our program, the application procedure, our research groups and their current research work, as well as the full teaching curriculum, please visit our website (http://gradschool.cs.uni-saarland.de)

or contact the Graduate School Office: gradschool@cs.uni-saarland.de

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How to apply:
For more information about our program, the application procedure, our research groups and their current research work, as well as the full teaching curriculum, please visit our website http://gradschool.cs.uni-saarland.de
Send application to
Graduate School Office: gradschool@cs.uni-saarland.de

Job profile


Working hours
Part-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Saarland)
Working place
66123 Saarbrücken
Area of expertise
Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics