Ph. D. On Campus

Mind, Language and Cognition

University of Bucharest

36 months
3400 EUR/year
1230 EUR/year
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The Mind, Language and Cognition programme from University of Bucharest provides the rare opportunity for the Ph.D. students to approach complex scientific problems in a multidisciplinary environment, under the guidance of experienced researchers from different disciplines.


The Mind, Language and Cognition programme from University of Bucharest will focus on topics such as: natural language processing, artificial learning, machine learning, AI, computational design, language acquisition as a cognitive process, cognitive states and their linguistic expressions, polysemy and cognitive phases, principles of cognitive grammars, behavior modeling & behavior dynamics, group and individual cognitive biases, cognitive flexibility and language, social network modeling, emotion dynamics, social cognition.

Students at The Mind, Language and Cognition programme from University of Bucharest  will:

  • gain an understanding on how neurons communicate and form human neural circuits, 
  • be aware of the gap between biological structures and psychological manifestations such as cognitions, behaviors and thoughts,
  • gain knowledge on how natural language is comprehended and produced, 
  • gain deep thought and a strong tradition of discussing these aspects of human functioning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of mind
  • Data analysis
  • Classification and learning algorithms
  • Cognitive science
  • Linguistics and cognition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission to a Ph.D. research program, we expect you to hold a Master’s degree in addition to a Bachelor’s degree and proficiency in English
    • Acceptance Letter
    • Obtain the Certificate of recognition/equivalence of study documents issued by the National Center of Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas.
    • Application form / registration form (original)
    • A simple copy of a valid ID
    • A copy of the passport having the specific visa for studies in Romania (for Non-EU students)
    • Birth certificate
    • Transcripts
    • A memorandum of scientific activity
    • A list of titles of published scientific papers (if applicable)
    • A research proposal 
    • An English language proficiency certificate in authorized translation if the certificate is in a foreign language
    • Medical certificate
    • The receipt for the registration fee
    • 3 Photos of ¾ centimeters
    • An affidavid in regard to the correctness of the online submitted documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3400 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1230 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1230 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • 6000 RON for EU/EEA
    • In 2nd semester University of Bucharest will provide for the fee-paying doctoral students merit-based support schemes.

Living costs for Bucharest

1850 - 3000 RON /month
Living costs

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