[Om-announce] RISC PhD Call Letter
phdcall at risc.uni-linz.ac.at
Wed Dec 14 19:59:46 CET 2005
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The Research Institute for Symbolic Computation at the Johannes Kepler
University in Linz, Austria (RISC-Linz) accepts Ph.D. students in
symbolic computation, a young and
promising field in computer science and mathematics.
Requirements for Applications 2006/2007
The minimum requirement is a master's degree, preferably in mathematics
or computer science. For applying, please send the following material:
1. an application letter,
2. a curriculum vitae and a photograph,
3. a list of all courses that you have taken during your university
studies, including the number of hours credited and the grades,
4. a copy of your master's thesis or any other publications, if
5. for non-native English speaking applicants a certificate of
knowledge of the English language, preferably a TOEFL certificate,
6. a confirmation of a university in your home country stating that
you are qualified to study for a Ph.D. there,
7. at least two written recommendations, preferably by international
Please, be aware that the first year at RISC-Linz is a test period.
After this year, starting in October 2006, the RISC-Linz faculty decides
about your final acceptance as a Ph.D. student. RISC-Linz does not
financially support students in their first probational year; applicants
are expected to organize their own funding for this period. However, for
top applicants a limited number of special Ph.D. fellowships is available.
Deadline for the application for the academic year 2006/07 is February
28, 2006. In March you will be notified about the decision.
All material should be sent to:
Graduate studies coordinator,
RISC-Linz, Johannes Kepler University, A-4040 Linz, Austria.
Please be aware that incomplete applications might not be considered.
Students at Austrian universities are charged tuition fees. Since these
fees depend on citizenship we refer to the information at Johannes
Kepler University Linz:
You can find detailed information about the RISC Curriculum in Symbolic
Computation in the brochure
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