How to apply

Who is this summer school for?

The next summer school will be held in the fall of 2014 at the Institut für Neuroinformatik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, August 25-30, 2014 (both days inclusive, ends on the 30th at 16:00). The summer school is aimed at students at the advanced undergraduate or graduate level, postdocs and faculty members in the areas of embodied cognition, cognitive science, developmental robotics, autonomous robotics, cognitive robotics, who want to learn about the neuronally based dynamical systems approach.

How to apply

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to The deadline for applications is June 15, 2014 (UTC-12). In your letter you should briefly tell us what you are currently working on and why you would like to participate. This will help us propose a project that overlaps with your interest.

To cover travel and housing costs, a limited number of fellowships is available from the EU Cognition network. Applicants who work at European institutions are eligible for these fellowships. Thanks to the EU Cognition funding we do not need to charge any registration fees. If not covered by a fellowship, participants will have to pay their own travel and housing, however. We will assist with finding cheap housing during the summer school.

Yearly summer school

Institut für Neuroinformatik (INI)
Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum, Germany
Next event:
August 25-30, 2014

Apply now!
Application deadline is June 15, 2014.


For general enquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Gregor Schöner

To apply for the DFT summer school, please follow the instructions for application.