PhD Stipend Available in CS
Dear Collegue, Dear
the following information on PhD grants might be of interest
for your students or for other members of your organization.
I would be very thankful, if your could display this info
on a suitable space, as hardcopy, as forwarded email or
by including the following link on an apropriate Web page:
Thank you very much,
Prof. Clemens Cap.
* PhD Grants Available *
* in Computer Science *
* & Mathematics *
At the department of Computer Science of the University of
Rostock, Germany, several grants for PhD students are available.
The fields of study for these openings are:
* Communication and network services.
* Internet technology (Java, pull/push technic, protocols).
* Applications of communication technology.
* Formal methods for specifying distributed systems and their
application on protocols, workflows and business processes.
* Linear logic and algebraic methods for the specification of
* Parallel computing on clusters and distributed systems.
The grants are provided on a yearly basis and can be renewed
for up to 4 years. The students shall pursue their studies and
obtain a PhD in Computer Science. Collaboration in the other
tasks of the group (teaching, projects) is expected on a part
time basis, which will be discussed individually.
The grants are available immediately and consist of monthly
payments of 1.800.- to 2.500.- DEM (german marks; at present
this is approx. USD 1000.- to 1400.- or GBP 650.- to 900.-)
which are paid throughout the entire year (this includes summer
months). The precise amount depends on qualification, age and
Requirements for the grants are a Masters Degree in Computer Science
or in Mathematics (Bachelors Degrees considered on an individual
basis). Knowledge of the German language is good but not a must.
The successful candidates will work in an office at the Department,
modern computing equipment (Pentium 300Mhz, Sun Ultra 1, 2 and 30,
FastEthernet and GigabitEthernet, a communications laboratory) is
available. The candidate is expected to actively participate in
the scientific life of the Department. Various opportunities for
project work and industrial cooperation are provided.
Rostock is a charming town in the northern part of Germany.
It has a flowering and very active Department of Computer
Science, presently with 12 professors. The Department is a
member of the "Deutscher Fakultaetentag Informatik", an
association for academic quality control, presently consisting
of the Top 33 Computer Science Departments in Germany. 1997, the
Department hosted a number of international conferences, among which
there were ODSA, ARCS, ISSAC and IMC.
Please contact Prof. Clemens Cap per email at
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.