Schedule of Courses

Schedule of courses for winter semester 2017/18 (semester 1 & 3) and summer semester 2018 (semester 2 & 4). Scroll down to your current semester to find the relevant courses.

Course registration

Course registration at the University of Vienna

You need to register for courses with continuous assessment (e.g., seminars, pro-seminars, excercises, colloquia, etc. where attendance is mandatory) at the University of Vienna. Registration for lectures ("VO") is typlically not required (and not available). You only register for the lecture exam(s). Registration for lecture exams opens about 10-14 days before the exam date. Use u:find to find courses and course information (including information on registration).

Find detailed information about the course and examination registration system (including tutorial videos)

Course registration at the Medical University of Vienna

You need to register for all courses (including lectures) at the Medical University of Vienna. Co-Registration is a prerequisite for registration. To find/select courses and register for courses at the Medical University of Vienna use Med.Campus.

 

Semester 1 (Winter / 1st Year / Introductory Phase)

Introduction Meeting

The welcome & introduction meeting for the MEi:CogSci programme will take place on Friday, 29 September 2017, 13:00, HS 2i, NIG (= New Institute Building, Universitätsstrasse 7/2nd floor, 1010 Wien). We will start with an introduction to the MEi:CogSci programme, then have some team building activities and afterwards time for individual consultation and mentoring. Please be aware that participation in this meeting is obligatory.

The schedule for the 1st semester will be presented on Monday, 2 October 2017, 9:00, HS 2i, NIG (= New Institute Building, Universitätsstrasse 7/2nd floor, 1010 Wien).

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Basic Disciplinary Modules

Module requirements/admission restrictions

Please get informed about module requirements/admission restrictions. Download the "MEi:CogSci Vienna Curriculum Information" document on the curriculum page.

Important note

Courses from the Medical University of Vienna need to be accredited at the University of Vienna for the MEi:CogSci curriculum. See the FAQ page for details about recognition of courses.

Basic Methods Modules

Advanced Disciplinary or Methods Modules

For advanced modules you can either draw on suggested courses for the third semester, or you can choose courses at the University of Vienna or Medical University of Vienna. (In special cases it is even possible to choose courses from other universities. Contact the programme coordination.)

Important Note

Courses for advanced disciplinary or tools modules need to be approved by the study programme director. Please send your proposal for advanced modules (links to the courses in the course directory and the module name(s)) to the programme coordinators (meicogsci@univie.ac.at).

If you decide to take third semester courses, please contact the programme coordinators (meicogsci@univie.ac.at) about possible advanced module assignments. The assignments need to be approved by the study programme director.

Semester 2 (Summer / 1st Year / Introductory Phase)

Information Meeting

On Monday, 5 March 2018, 9:00 the general preparation meeting for the second semester takes place in HS 2i, NIG, 2nd floor. Most of the courses of the second semester will shortly be introduced and discussed in relation to the modules of the curriculum.

Furthermore, upcoming steps in the mobility application process will be another point of discussion.

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A-M-CS Into Research II

This module requires obligatory participation in the "MEi:CogSci Student Conference Seminar". Other courses/projects can be chosen according to personal interests and must be specified in the learning contract.

You can find offered projects in the "List of Projects for Specialisation at the University of Vienna "(download link below).

It is not required that you work on a project in this list. If you find a supervisor who would like to work with you on your topic of interest this is also possible. It is up to you to find a supervisor who supports you.

In the learning contract you have to specify - in consultation with your supervisor - the details of your project (project phases - e.g. literature research, formulating a hypothesis, data collection, analysis & interpretation - , hours, deliverables,...). It will serve as a contract between you and your supervisor, ensuring that you acquire the learning outcomes of the module, as well as the certificate for the grade.

Three types of learning contracts are available for "Into Research II" project work. ZIP packages include the learning contract in various file formats (MS Office, Libre/Open Office) and an information file as PDF. Download the learning contract for the type of your project below.

Deadlines for Learning Contracts

  • Initial deadline: 25 March 2018 (check for formal compliance)
  • Final deadline: 31 August 2018 (near-term recognition of grade)

The presentation of the project during the MEi:CogSci Conference is part of the "MEi:CogSci Student Conference Seminar".

MEi:CogSci Conference 2018: Deadlines for Peer-Review Process

The MEi:CogSci Conference 2018 will take place in Bratislava on 14-16 June 2018.

Please be aware of the deadlines for the MEi:CogSci Conference peer-review process:

  • 10 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Deadline for Author's Registration
    In order to be able to submit your abstract you need to register as an author until May 10.
  • 14 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Submission of Abstracts
    You are requested to submit an abstract (1 page).
  • 16 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Receive Abstracts for Review
    The abstracts will be redistributed for the review process.
    You will receive two abstracts you have to review.
    Each abstract will therefore be reviewed by two peer students, as well as by one  one person from the conference organizing team (or supervisor).
  • 23 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Submission of Review 1 and Review 2
  • 25 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Receive Reviews of Abstract
    Based on the reviews you can update your abstract.
  • 1 June 2018 23:59 CEST: Submission of Final Abstracts
    Please edit your abstract according to your reviewers' requests and suggestions and submit it again.

Basic Disciplinary Modules

Basic Methods Modules

Advanced Disciplinary or Methods Modules

For advanced modules you can either draw on topic-seminar courses, or you can choose courses at the University of Vienna or Medical University of Vienna. (In special cases it is even possible to choose courses from other universities. Contact the programme coordinators.)

Important Note

Courses for advanced disciplinary or tools modules need to be approved by the study programme director. Please send your proposal for advanced modules (links to the courses in the course directory) to the programme coordinators (meicogsci@univie.ac.at).

Semester 3 (Winter / 2nd Year / Phenomenon Oriented Phase / Mobility Semester)

Information Meeting

On Monday, 2 October 2017, 13:15-16:00 we welcome incoming students from our partner universities at the information meeting at HS 2i, NIG (=New Institute Building, Univeristätsstraße 7/2nd floor, 1010 Wien). We will provide Information on the courses of the 3rd semester of the MEi:CogSci programme.

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Special Topic of Interest

S-I(-PJ) Special Topic of Interest

Three types of learning contracts are available for the mobility semester. Learning contracts depends on the type of project work MEi:CogSci students are doing. ZIP packages include the learning contract in various file formats (MS Office, Libre/Open Office) and an information file as PDF.

See "Further specification" of section "3.2.3 Integrative modules" of the  MEi:CogSci Vienna Curriculum Information document for details about the ECTS distributions for the mobility semester learning contract.

For information on these modules and further possibilities of specialisation, please have a look at "List of Projects for Specialisation at the University of Vienna" (download link below) or contact meicogsci@univie.ac.at.

S-I(-PJ) Example Module: Models of Personality and Emotions 10 ECTS
S-I Example Module: Creativity and Happiness 5 ECTS (+ 2 ECTS lecture)
Others

Important note

The Learning Contract as well as courses from the Medical University of Vienna need to be recognised at the University of Vienna for the MEi:CogSci curriculum. See the FAQ page for details about recognising courses.

Elective Module

Use u:find and Med.Campus to find courses for the W-D-C Elective module (in case you would like to complete this module).

Semester 4 (Summer / 2nd year / Phenomenon Oriented Phase / Master Thesis)

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S-I-CSM Master Thesis Seminar

Below you can download the master's thesis concept template. The ZIP package includes the master's thesis concept template in various file formats (MS Office, Libre/Open Office) and an information file as PDF.

MEi:CogSci Conference 2018: Deadlines for Peer-Review Process

The MEi:CogSci Conference 2018 will take place in Bratislava on 14-16 June 2018.

Please be aware of the deadlines for the MEi:CogSci Conference peer-review process:

  • 10 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Deadline for Author's Registration
    In order to be able to submit your abstract you need to register as an author until May 10.
  • 14 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Submission of Abstracts
    You are requested to submit an abstract (1 page).
  • 16 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Receive Abstracts for Review
    The abstracts will be redistributed for the review process.
    You will receive two abstracts you have to review.
    Each abstract will therefore be reviewed by two peer students, as well as by one  one person from the conference organizing team (or supervisor).
  • 23 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Submission of Review 1 and Review 2
  • 25 May 2018 23:59 CEST: Receive Reviews of Abstract
    Based on the reviews you can update your abstract.
  • 1 June 2018 23:59 CEST: Submission of Final Abstracts
    Please edit your abstract according to your reviewers' requests and suggestions and submit it again.