Mathematical Philosophy, i.e. the application of mathematical methods in philosophy, isÂ experiencing a tremendous boom in various areas of philosophy. Mathematical methodsÂ are now used not only in epistemology, the philosophy of language, the philosophy ofÂ science, and the philosophy of mathematics but also in ethics, political philosophy andÂ even in the philosophy of religion.
Applications are invited for Three PhD Fellowships at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) (LMU Munich) to study in Germany. International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
The aim of the fellowship is to provide financial support to international students.
Course Level:Â Fellowships are available to pursue PhDÂ programme.
Study Subject:Â LMU especially interested in candidates who work in the field of mathematical philosophy with a focus on philosophical logic (broadly construed, including philosophy and foundations of mathematics, semantics, formal philosophy of language, inductive logic and foundations of probability, and more).
Scholarship Award:Â The fellowships are remunerated with 1.468 â‚¬/month (paid out without deductions for tax and social security). The MCMP is able to support fellows concerning expenses for professional travelling.
Number of Scholarships:Â Three fellowships are available.
Scholarship can be taken inÂ Germany
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
Candidates who have not finished their MA at the time of the application deadline have to provide evidence that they will have their MA in hand at the time the fellowship starts. We especially encourage female scholars to apply. The LMU in general and the MCMP in particular, endeavour to raise the percentage of women among its academic personnel. Furthermore, given equal qualification, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.
Nationality:Â International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Candidates who have not finished their MA at the time of the application deadline have to provide evidence that they will have their MA in hand at the time the fellowship starts.
English Language Requirements: The official language at the MCMP is English and fluency in German is not mandatory.
Method of Application:
Applications (including a cover letter that addresses, amongst others, oneâ€™s academic background, research interests and the proposed starting date, a CV, a list of publications (if applicable), a sample of written work of no more than 3000 words, and a description of the planned PhD-project of about 2000 words) should be sent by email (in one PDF document) toÂ office.leitgeb-at-lrz.uni-muenchen.deÂ byÂ August 15, 2017.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â August 15, 2017.
For more info, visitÂ Scholarship Link