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REASON Spring School 2015


Welcome to the homepage of the International Spring School 2015 hosted by the International Graduate School “Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation” (REASON)!

The first Spring School of REASON (Theme: “Measuring Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation”) is taking place between 5-7th of March, 2015 in Munich, Germany!

REASON brings together 20 Ph.D. students from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Technische Universität München and Katholische Stiftungsfachhochschule München from various academic disciplines (Psychology, Educational Science, Math Education, Biology Education, Medical Education, Computer Science, Social Work). All PhD students share a research interest in studying various aspects of scientific reasoning and argumentation.

One of the main goals of the REASON International Spring School is to support PhD students from all around the world to extend their methodological perspectives on Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation. Moreover, it gives the opportunity for PhD students to receive feedback on their work and helps doctoral students to create networks with each other, while they can enjoy their time in an international and positive atmosphere.

Overall, up to 45 PhD students from all around the globe can participate. Students without funding may apply for one of 15 travel grants of up to 500 € (for more information on how to apply, please click here).