Deadline: 28 October, 2011
Open to: International students with good English skills
Scholarship: During the research and dissertation phase, you are supported in the form of fellowships (rarely) or of research or teaching assistantships (about 1400 € per month in all cases). There are currently no tuition fees, only a student fee of 146 € per semester.
Saarbrücken is an international research-oriented center for computer science. The Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science provides an optimal environment for pursuing doctoral studies in computer science at an internationally competitive level. As a student, you undergo research-oriented training and experience a stimulating and scientifically challenging atmosphere. Advised by internationally renowned scientists, you can participate in one of the many research groups and find your way into top-notch research. All courses, exams, etc. are in English. Good English skills will be essential for your success here.
The Department of Computer Science at Saarland University runs the Graduate School in close cooperation with the internationally renowned research institutions:
– Max Planck Institute for Computer Science
– Max Planck Institute for Software Systems
– German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
all located right next to each other on our Saarbrücken campus. This unique research environment gives our Ph.D. candidates the chance to collaborate with some 200 researchers at the postdoctoral or professorial level and over 250 doctoral students, covering virtually all areas of computer science.
- Applicants should hold or be about to finish a Masters or an excellent Bachelor’s degree in computer science or in a related field.
- Good English skills.
During the research and dissertation phase, you are supported in the form of fellowships (rarely) or of research or teaching assistantships (about 1400 € per month in all cases). There are currently no tuition fees, only a student fee of 146 € per semester which gives you free access to public transportation and reduced student rates at the university cafeteria and for many other public services (museums, concerts). All courses and exams are in English. Good English skills will be essential for your success here.
You must send:
- Full transcripts of all academic records, including all university and high school diplomas (please provide certified English, German or French translations, if your documents are in another language).
- A brief statement (1 or 2 pages) explaining your motivation for pursuing a doctorate in computer science.
- 2 letters of recommendation.
- If available, TOEFL scores, or equivalent record of English proficiency (TSE, Cambridge Certificate scores), otherwise a short personal statement with respect to your English qualifications.
- If available, GRE scores.
For more information about regulations for PH.D. and habilitation
Saarbrücken Graduate School
of Computer Science
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I belong to India ,i want to know that whether the phd program for computer science is under full scholorship cover.
As it is written here in this post – During the research and dissertation phase, you are supported in the form of fellowships (rarely) or of research or teaching assistantships (about 1400 € per month in all cases). There are currently no tuition fees, only a student fee of 146 € per semester which gives you free access to public transportation and reduced student rates at the university cafeteria and for many other public services (museums, concerts).
I want to know the time duration for phd .
I found this http://www.cs.uni-saarland.de/uploads/pics/Admiss… info graphic on the official page of the University. You can also read about the duration of the PhD here – http://www.cs.uni-saarland.de/index.php?id=7.
i come to know about this program ,i did my post graduation in information science (Msc information science) with 6.8 CGPA.i have three month work exp.with IT company ,can you tell me weather i am eligible for
this course or not?
According to the eligibility criteria you fit the description and you are qualified to apply. However, just to make sure, please contact the person responsible for this program – Dr. Michelle Carnell,
I want to know about my eligibility for this program.I have done MCA (Master of Computer Application) and also I have 3 years of experience in IT company.Can you whether I am eligible or not?Also if there is any other phd course in computer science.
The deadline is expired for this post, its in archive, check on their official site if they have new calls
I graduated in January 2012 from Information Systems (IS) department at Eastern Mediterranean University in North Cyprus, I am so interested to join to your research group in computer science as a PhD student. I have to mention that my CGPA is 3.58 out of 4 .
How can I apply?i have to send my documents to your university or above e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please note that Mladiinfo does not give scholarships or any financial support, but only informs about different opportunities. Click on the direct link to the official page above to apply for the program.
Also, note that the deadline for this opportunity has past last year, and you need to check when is the next deadline. Concerning applying, it is explained in the "application" section of the post.
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