TransCoG - Transdisciplinary training in cognition in Grenoble

Cognition, psychology, philosophy, linguistics
Within the TransCoG Thematic Program, Master's degree programs in cognitive sciences, psychology, linguistics and philosophy pool their resources together to offer a high-level interdisciplinary training program in cognitive sciences, supported by a broad research program specializing in the brain and cognition. Our objective is to provide an interdisciplinary training program in cognition, with an international perspective and a concentration on cognition in all its forms.

Academic Departments involved

  • Faculté Humanités, santé, sport, sociétés
  • Grenoble INP

How to apply

Courses are taught in French or English depending on the Masters programme concerned. The teaching units of the thematic programme are taught mostly in English.

To apply to this programme, you must first be admitted to the first year of a Master's programme in one of the following courses:

Specific courses for this thematic programme

Two specific TUs (teaching units) will be organized:

  • In M1, an “interdisciplinary research seminar training” will be organized (6 ECTs), consisting in a series of 10 international seminars organized in the Grenoble laboratories in psychology, philosophy, language sciences and cognitive sciences, that will be prepared with a professor before the seminars and discussed with the professor and the invited scientists after the seminars, before the redaction of a report by groups of students from different backgrounds
  • In M2, an “international training module on methods and problems in cognitive sciences” will be organized (6 ECTS), consisting in a week-long series of lectures by invited international researchers (6 ECTS), focused on specific questions and tools and followed by an exam focused on the etchnical content of the conferences.

Doctoral schools involved

  • École doctorale ingénierie pour la santé, la cognition et l' environnement
  • École doctoralesciences de l'Homme, du politique et du territoire
  • École doctorale philosophie : histoire, créations, représentations
  • École doctorale langues, littératures et sciences humaines
  • École doctorale mathématiques, sciences et technologies de l'information, informatique

Program contacts

Updated on October 22, 2021