PhD Scholarships in Multi-Agent Decision Making at University of Groningen in Netherlands

Deadline: 25 June 2018
Open to: national and intrenational students
Scholarship: EUR 2,099 per month (gross) for a period of four years


The Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) Group is inviting applications for Ph.D. scholarship in Multi-Agent Decision Making in the Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Engineering (ALICE) at the University of Groningen.

The Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) Group aims to construct new theory and computational models of higher-order social cognition to enhance the development of intelligent interaction between people and computer systems by supporting their abilities to reason about one another.

The University of Groningen has an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative institution of higher education, offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 30,000 students and 5,500 employees to develop their own individual talents.


 Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Successful candidates will have completed a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in artificial intelligence, computer science, mathematics, logic, or theoretical economics;
  • This scholarship is available to national and international students;
  • They have the good command of English (oral and written), are enthusiastic and have the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team, have a passion for science, are highly motivated, possess excellent communication skills and an affinity for writing scientific papers and delivering presentations;
  • In addition to these general qualifications, specific research projects may require specific qualifications, to be discussed with the intended supervisors.


The Ph.D. student will be enrolled in the Ph.D. Scholarship Programme and receive a scholarship of EUR 2,099 per month (gross) from the University of Groningen for a period of four years.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application.

For more information, please visit the official web page.