The LogiCS doctoral program is a PhD degree program funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF and run jointly by the three Austrian universities Vienna University of Technology, Graz University of Technology and Johannes Kepler University Linz. This program is aimed at highly motivated students who want to work in one of three fundamental fields of computer science:
§ Databases and Artificial Intelligence
§ Computational Logic
The LogiCS program is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FondszurFörderung der wissenschaftlichenForschung, FWF). In accordance with FWF regulations and the collective bargaining agreement of the Austrian universities, the doctoral students will be employed as a researcher at a yearly salary of EUR 20,047.38 after taxes and social/health insurance deductions. There are additional salary supplements and tax deductions for families with children
Who is Eligible?
The Austrian universities invite applicants from all countries to apply. Candidates should hold a MSc or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields, and an excellent record of study. In exceptional cases outstanding students with excellent marks on their Bachelor’s degree can also be admitted. Previous knowledge in the areas of the doctoral college (computational logic, databases/AI, verification) is desirable but not required.
Furthermore, 10 of the positions are reserved for female applicants. Qualified female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply.
Non-native English speakers need to ensure that their English proficiency meets the doctoral program’s requirements to fully benefit from their courses. The doctoral program encourages applicants to provide the following tests/scores for English language qualifications:
§ TOEFL score of at least 550 paper-based, 217 computer-based or 81 internet-based
§ IELTS score 6.0 orhigher
§ CAE score B orhigher
Applications can be submitted at any time.
Applications will be screened four times a year on the following dates: June 15th, September 1st, December 1st, March 1st.
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