Frequently Asked Questions

Admission / Application

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Which type of CV should I submit for my application?
Are there specific aspects/questions I should address in my motivational letter?
Do you accept new applicants for the summer semester?
What’s the application deadline?
I have an unconventional background; I do not have a degree in cognitive science or any of the core disciplines. Can I still apply? Does it lower my chances of being admitted to the program?
What are the language requirements to be enrolled in your programme?
Is my language certificate valid?
When will I know if I am admitted to the programme?
Do you have a waiting list?

Organisational & Academic Matters

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Is it possible to submit a digital version of the transcript of records for recognition of courses completed at Vienna Medical University?
Can I attend a summer school and have it accredited for my MEi:CogSci programme?
Do you accept scanned Learning Contracts?
Do Learning Contracts have to be identical for team partners, when MEi:CogSci students work on the same project together?
Can I take courses offered by other study program’s or universities?
Which types of courses are offered by the University?
How do I get courses recognized?
What happens if I don’t graduate within 2 years?

Erasmus+ / Mobility Semester

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Can I combine different courses for my 5 ECTS credits Electives module during the Erasmus+ semester?
Can I go on Erasmus+ to other universities than the partners of the joint degree?
When is the deadline for deciding which partner university I choose to go to?
What happens if I don’t manage to do 30 points abroad?
Can I go on Erasmus+ to two partner universities?
Can I write my master’s thesis at one of the partner universities?

MEi:CogSci Student Conference

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Do I have to hand in a separate abstract and/or prepare a separate poster for the MEi:CogSci student conference if I am working together with another MEi:CogSci student on the same project?
Is participation in the conference mandatory?
What if I’m not done with my master’s thesis before the conference?

Graduation

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Do I still have to be enrolled to do my Defensio?
I am confused by the graduation process! How can I know I have delivered all the necessary documents?

Student Life, Housing & Financials

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Where can I find help regarding study counselling?
How can I fund my stay if I want to continue my master’s thesis abroad?
Where can I find more information about student life in Vienna?
Where can I find a room/flat in Vienna?
Are there tuition fees for the programme?

Other

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You have not found what you are looking for?
Where can I find help if I have psychological problems?
Can I pause my studies?