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Graduate studies in the psychology of adult development and aging

Following are data on academic programs in the state that provide a specialization in adult development and aging. Data include titles of courses and seminars offered number of faculty with a specialization in adult development and aging, psychology specializations integrated with the study of adult development and aging, administrative organization of the program, availability of assistantships and traineeships in the program, practicum and internship placement opportunities and web addresses and contact persons for the program.

Heinrich-Heine- Universität (Institute for Experimental Psychology)

Düsseldorf, Germany

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered:  Graduate Seminar in Cognitive Aging

Prof. Ute Bayen, PhD
Telephone: +49 211 81-12144
Fax: +49 211 81-10471

Updated February 2014

Jacobs University Bremen (Jacobs Center)

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Academic Master Program in Human Development, Lifelong Learning and Institutional Change, Structured PhD Program: Productive Adult Development

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 8 Full Time

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Students from the disciplines mentioned below (see other relevant info), with a vivid interest in the topics of the Jacobs Center, good knowledge of English and at least a Bachelor's Degree are welcome to apply for a research or teaching internship at the Jacobs Center. We offer students jobs to participate in ongoing research projects or to help with administrative work.

Contact:  Anja Müller

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: The Jacobs Center offers post-doctoral opportunities in the disciplines mentioned below (see other relevant info).

Contact:  Anette Muhs (Office of the Dean)

Practicum and Internship Placements: We offer interns the possibility to participate in ongoing research projects. In addition to their CV, applicants should submit a motivational letter, education certificates, as well as a transcript of record / list of courses taken so far. They should please explain which discipline they are most interested in.

Minimum duration: 2-3 months.

Contact: Anja Müller

Other Relevant Information and Comments: Research at the Jacobs Center on Lifelong Learning focuses on the behavioral and social sciences aspects of lifelong education and human development. This involves a number of disciplines such as human performance, neuroscience, lifespan psychology, health psychology, personality psychology, behavioral economics, business administration life-course sociology and political science.

TOEFL (minimum score of 550) or equivalent for non-native speakers of English

Four application rounds for Fall term: Round I (application due by December 1), Round II (application due by February 1), Round III (application due by March 15) and Round IV (application due by July 1). The application deadline for transfer students is November 15 for the Spring semester and May 15 for the Fall semester.

Dr. Krystin Zigan
Jacobs Center on Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development
Jacobs University Bremen
P.O. Box 750 561
28725 Bremen (Germany)
Telephone: + 49 421 200 4702
Fax: + 49 421 200 4703

Date created: 2012

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