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Program Overview

University: Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) of Munich                                                                     
Degrees: Dr. (Dr. phil, Dr.rer.nat., PhD (more)                                                                        
Program start: Winter Term only
Duration: 6 semesters (3 years)
Tuition: There are no tuition fees. There is, however, a semester fee (see here) for each student comprising a student services contribution and a basic fee for public transportation (this only covers transportation between 6pm and 6am, on public holidays and weekends. If you wish to have full coverage for transportation, you will need to purchase a semester ticket (valid for 6 months; more info).
Language of instruction: English
Course offers: Research Methodology, Key Qualifications and Content related courses; Research colloquia (more)
Academic support: General and academic advising is provided by the coordinator, the program director and the involved professors.
Financial support: There are currently no financial support opportunities. Program membership represents however a considerable advantage when applying for external funding. (more)
Application period:

Mid January  - Feb 15/March 01 (11:59pm, UTC+1)
 (application for the subsequent winter semester) 

Required entry qualifications:  Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Psychology, Education, or a related discipline; very good English proficiency; research interest related to the Learning Sciences (more)
Application Deadline 

The application deadline for both EU and non EU-students:
- March 01 (if you already have a supervisor)
- February 15 (if you do not have a supervisor yet and want to participate in the pre-screening period)

Important note: Non-German applicants also have to apply to the International Office via the DTP coordination by May 15 through an additional application process.

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