We are a transfaculty institution of the University of Vienna for interdisciplinary research in Cognitive Science.
We are a stand-alone institution with infrastructural support of the rectorate of the University of Vienna and our partcipating faculties: Faculty of Philosophy and Education, Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Psychology and Faculty of Life Sciences.
Our institutional partners are: VDS CoBeNe (Vienna Doctoral School "Cognition, Behavior, Neuroscience") and MEi:CogSci (Middle European Interdisciplinary Master Programme in Cognitive Science).
We aim to develop a strong research-based Cognitive Science profile at the University of Vienna.
Our main goal is to strengthen the existing interdisciplinary collaborative research in this field by disseminating methodological expertise so as to foster common research questions at different levels, from joint PhD projects to larger, interfaculty or multi-faculty grant applications.
Furthermore, we aim to support the general development the Cognitive Science community in Vienna.
Our current focus is:
2011 | Foundation
2012 | Positive evaluation
2013 | Extension to end of 2016
2016 | Extension to 2018