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Institute of Cognitive Science

Institute of Cognitive Science at Osnabrück University

Welcome to the website of the Institute of Cognitive Science at the Osnabrück University! Our research activities cover a wide range of cognitive science disciplines. Our study programs include international Bachelor and Master programs, which teach basics from the entire spectrum of cognitive science and emphasize interdisciplinary thinking and work.

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Data Ethics Outreach Lab - Interview Prof. Dr. Rainer Mühlhoff by "NDR Kultur - Das Journal"

The presentation of the study project "Data Ethics Outreach Lab" about questions in the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence by Prof. Dr. Rainer Mühlhoff was also visited by the NDR. The interview with Rainer Mühlhoff is available as a video on the pages of the NDR (in German).

(Foto: (C) Simone Reukauf Fotografie)

Die Welt mit anderen Augen sehen – Augenerkrankungen im Fokus der Hirnforschung

Talk: Prof. Michael Hoffmann (in German)

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 6:30 p.m., Schlossaula

In seinem Vortrag nimmt Prof. Hoffmann die Zuhörerschaft mit auf einen Streifzug durch die Welt des Sehens. Er zeigt, was passiert, wenn die Augen falsch an das Gehirn angeschlossen sind, wenn das Gehirn von Geburt an keinen Farbeingang bekommt oder auch, wie Sie Ihr eigenes Sehen auf die Probe stellen können.

For Prospective Students:

Bachelor Cognitive Science

This program is designed for you to explore the different fields within Cognitive Science, all while building a solid foundation in the core areas of Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Modelling, Computational Linguistics, Neurobiology, Neuroinformatics, Neuroscience, Philosophy of Mind. 

Master Cognitive Science

This Master Program allows you to refine your knowledge in Cognitive Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics and Computational Linguistics, Neuroinformatics and Robotics, Neuroscience, and Philosophy of Mind and Cognition. You will build on your research skills through lab rotations, a year-long study project, and your master's thesis.

Master Cognitive Computing

The Cognitive Computing Program specializes in studying computational models of cognitive abilities. This course addresses working professionals who will continue to work in parallel to their studies. Graduates of this program are able to use their acquired skills for the development of innovative intelligent systems and services. 

Cognitive Science Student Journal

The Cognitive Science Student Journal publishes student works from all disciplines of Cognitive Science. In the Kaleidoscience Podcast students get a chance to talk about their own ideas and projects.