Master in Cognitive Science and Humanities: Language, Communication and Organization


For more information: The Institute for Logic, Cognition, Language, and Information (ILCLI) of the University of the Basque Country (Donostia-San Sebastian) now invites applications for the 2010/2012 Research Master in Cognitive Science and Humanities: Language, Communication and Organization. The Institute is a lively interdisciplinary research community of around 30 members. Its aim is to promote high quality research and excellent teaching which challenges and inspires students and faculty alike. Stimulating critical thinking and analytical skills, the program offers a multidisciplinary education on key concepts and problems of knowledge-based society. The Master prepares the students for a Ph.D. All courses are taught in English. The Institute is unique in the Basque Country and Spain as an interdisciplinary research centre in the studies of Language, Cognition, Action and Mind. Tuition and supervision are offered by top researchers from the Institute, and from other Universities as well. Masters students play a full role in the research life of the Institute. They are members of the Institute seminars and research groups, and have access to other courses, departments, and seminars in the University. The Institute is hospitable and supportive. International students are offered a wide range of social and study-relative activities. Small-scale classes and a very positive atmosphere enhance contacts between staff members and students. The Basque and Spanish governments offer several possibilities for financing students. The Institute will provide help searching for accommodation in student halls or in apartments in town.

Qualification level

This qualification is recognised at level 3 in the Spanish Framework of Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), according to Royal Decree 22/2015 of 23rd January 2015 (BOE Spanish Official Gazette 07/02/2015).

This is a research-oriented master that can be considered the previous step to doctorate studies