Movement and mobility are relevant components for the quality of human life. The ability to move is one of the most impacting factors for self-determined human living. It is important for our physical, mental, psychological and social development. Mobility is a key element for the prevention and rehabilitation of metabolic, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders whereas restricted mobility can lead to cardiovascular diseases and musculoskeletal weakness.
The Berlin School of Movement Science (BSMS) provides an interdisciplinary education program based on scientific exchange and interaction, supporting PhD students to become highly skilled scientists in the fields of motor control and movement science.
The participating institutes of the BSMS are:
- Department of Training and Movement Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
- Julius Wolff Institute, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
- Max Planck Institute for Human Development
- Department of Medical Engineering, Technical University Berlin
- Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB)
International Autumn School on Movement Science
The Berlin School of Movement Science (BSMS) organises an International Autumn School on Movement Science for young scientists to give first-hand experience of the unique graduate training programme in the field of movement science.
The next International Autumn School on Movement Science will take place in Berlin from the 3rd to the 8th of October 2016.
In this Autumn School we want to provide an overview on movement viewed from different perspectives such as brain, central nervous system, bone, muscle and spine as well as its associated diseases and therapeutic options using physical activity.
The BSMS invites applications from students with a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree in biology, bioengineering, biomechanics, physics, sports science, medicine who have a special interest in movement science. Priority is given to those students who are at the end of their Master’s or PhD studies with a special interest to gain first-hand experience of the graduate training programme of the BSMS.
- Participants with a Bachelor degree should be advanced level and carry out their Master thesis.
- Participants with a Master degree should be doing their PhD or planning to do their PhD
- Participants with a PhD degree should only have recently graduated (less than one year).
How to apply
If you have any questions regarding the requirements or the application procedure, please do not hesitate to contact the coordinator. This will avoid your application being rejected simply because you did not follow the required procedure.
Please complete this application form, prepare one PDF file by adding the additional documents in the order they are listed here and send this one PDF file to email@example.com.
The PDF file must not be larger than 10 MB. The application should include the following documents:
- this completed application form
- your CV including the addresse softworeferees copies of certificates publicationlist(if available).
- English proficiency test (if available).
To find the online application form click "Further official information" below.