The joint Research Training Group (RTG) is based at Ruhr-University Bochum and Osnabrück University. Methodologically, it connects philosophy of mind and cognition with empirical research in cognitive science. The main goal of the RTG is to identify deficits in traditional conceptions of the human mind and to refine and enhance the existing conceptions by drawing on new developments in cognitive science that have not yet made their way into the prevailing philosophical approaches.

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2nd Call for Applications: 1 PhD Position in 3rd Cohort of our RTG ‘Situated Cognition’ (June 2023–May 2026)


One PhD position for project 9-SESC is again open for applications. Please see the latest version of this CFA below. Call for Applications The interdisciplinary Research Training Group Situated Cognition, funded by... » read more

Our Support for Ukrainian Researchers in Situated Cognition


In order to express our solidarity with the people in Ukraine, who face the destruction of their universities by the Russian army and an attack on the values we believe... » read more


DateTypeOrganizerSpeaker & TitleVenue
May 4, 2023 5:00 pm to May 4, 2023 6:30 pm Internal Workshop Peter König, Albert Newen, Nikola Kompa & Julia Wolf Career Workshop II: Career Opportunities Inside AcademiaOnline
June 1, 2023 12:30 pm to June 1, 2023 6:00 pm Social Event Achim Stephan & Gregor Hörzer Welcome Day for 3rd Cohort in Osnabrück
Osnabrück exclusive event
Osnabrück University, 50
July 10, 2023 1:00 pm to July 10, 2023 6:00 pm Informal Meeting Julia Wolf & Gregor Hörzer 3rd Cohort Welcome MeetingOsnabrück University, 50
October 5, 2023 9:00 am to October 6, 2023 6:00 pm Conference RTG Situated Cognition 3 Generations RTG ‘Situated Cognition’Ruhr-Universität Bochum