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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EXTENDED 2nd Call for Applications: 3 PhD positions in Philosophy and Psychology in 3rd Cohort of our RTG ‘Situated Cognition’ (June 2023–May 2026)


Three PhD positions for project 3-PERC, project 4-PERC and, project 9-SESC are again open for applications with a new extended deadline. Please see the latest version of this CFA below.... » 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
July 10, 2023 1:00 pm to July 10, 2023 6:00 pm Informal Meeting Julia Wolf & Gregor Hörzer 3rd Cohort Opening EventOsnabrück 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