Lohra Freshmen Weekend - Registration closed for now

Hi there! Our (in)famous "Erstifahrt" is taking place at Burg Lohra this autumn, November 17th - 19th. Going back to Lohra allows for even more people to come with us, allowing for plenty of spare room (and beds) for lots of non-freshmen who are interested in re-living the awesomeness.

- Registration closed for now! -
If you are a freshmen you are guaranteed a spot, so if you have not signed up yet, please contact: msindermann@uos.de

Regarding the price: 55€,
which includes transportation (busses, capacity: ~160 ppl. freshmen have precedence, again), accommodation and food.

Mentoring Office Hours

Our Mentoring Team is holding office hours every Thursday

for Bachelors from 12:00 - 14:00
for Masters from 13:00 - 15:00

in our student body room, 92/E10.

You can come to them with any question you have concerning your course of study, the programme, and everything that might stand in your way to studying successfully.

Please do not hesitate to contact them! They can also direct you to the correct contact person if your problem is a little more field oriented or anything of that kind.

English C1 courses on Academic Writing/ Presentation + Discussion Skills

Developing Presentation and Discussion Skills
At the end of the course, you should be able to:
- plan a well-structured academic presentation,
- deliver presentations confidently,
- signpost your audience through the presentation,
- use your voice skillfully and effectively,
- involve your audience and handle questions efficiently.

Academic Writing and Advanced Grammar
The course objectives are to:
- explore different genres found in academic writing,
- locate patterns and tools to help you with your academic writing,
- gather field specific vocabulary and collocations,
- understand the specifics of English academic writing as opposed to German academic writing,
- review relevant grammar rules.
At the end of the course, you will be able to schedule an individual consultation session with the course convener.

Film Language
This course will provide you with the tools of film analysis, of “how to read a film“. We will learn the techniques and language to analyze, describe and criticize films (both documentary and feature films). After discussing film as an art, its story/plot, struc-ture, characters, setting, timing as well as the technology of image and sound, signs and syntax, we will turn to writing re-views and scripts.
Voraussetzung

Die Teilnahme an einem dieser Kurse setzt einen folgender Nachweise voraus: Leistungsnachweis eines Kurses IELP I oder II oder Vertiefungskurses II (B2.2) der Universität Osnabrück, entsprechender Nachweis eines anderen universitären Sprachenzentrums oder ein bestandener Eingangstest.

Eingangstest
Die Eingangstest für dieses Wintersemester haben bereits stattgefunden.

Kosten: 20 Euro (2 SWS)

ECTS-Punkte
Für alle Kurse gibt es 3 ECTS-Punkte, diese sind z.B. im Professio-nalisierungsbereich oder im Studiengang „Sprachen in Europa“ anzurechnen.

Anmeldung
Melden Sie sich bitte in der Zeit vom 11. Oktober 2017 (12:00 Uhr) bis 17. Oktober 2017 (12:00 Uhr) auf Stud.IP für den Kurs Ihrer Wahl an.

Kontakt
Harald Littmann
Verwaltung Fremdsprachenkurse
Tel.: +49 541 969 4651
harald.littmann@uos.de
Verena Barbosa Duarte
Leitung Fachsprachen
Tel.: +49 541 969 6157
verena.barbosa.duarte@uos.de

A new year & new freshmen!

Freshmen, you have come to the right place!

Here are some things to remember: The Introductory Week for the new students (Bachelor AND Master!) will commence on

Monday, October 16th, 2017 we'll meet you at 10 a.m.

in the biology building's lecture hall (building 35, room 01)
There will also be 'buslotsen' guiding you from the stops "Sedanplatz" as well as "Hochschulen Westerberg".

Be. There. In case you're not able to show up, please contact the Mentoring-Team (mentoring@cogsci.uos.de) who will help you getting started in Osnabrück.

YOU CAN FIND THE COMPLETE INTRO WEEK SCHEDULE HERE: http://fachschaft.cogsci.uni-osnabrueck.de/freshmen/introductory-week

Schnupperstudium 2017

You think Cognitive Science sounds interesting and want to find out if it fits to you?

Take part in our Schnupperstudium, go to the lectures, meet CogScis that will tell you about their studies and get a taste of CogSci life.

Save the date: 12th-14th of June. Registration will be open in April 2017.
More information: HERE

Future Freshmen?

You have come to the right place!
Here are some things to remember: The Introductory Week for the new students will commence on

Monday, October 17th, 2016 we'll meet you at 10 a.m.
in the biology building's lecture hall (building 35, room 01)
There will also be 'buslotsen' guiding you from the stops "Sedanplatz" as well as "Hochschulen Westerberg"

Be. There. In case you're not able to show up, please contact the Mentoring-Team who will help you getting started in Osnabrück.

We also recommend you to participate in the block course Studienvorkurs Mathematik. The course requires active participation, but no previous knowledge. It is exclusively lectured in German. The first meeting of this course will be one week before our tutorials, more precisely on

October 10th, 2016 at 10 a.m. in building 66 (also called Reithalle) in rooms E33-34 (big lecture hall).

Some fellow CogScis will be around at the bus stops “Sedanplatz” (line 11) and "Hochschulen Westerberg" (line 21) to pick you up if you don't want to look for the lecture room yourself.

Registration is required!

You can find detailed information as well as the registration form at the dedicated course: https://www.mathematik-cms.uni-osnabrueck.de/index.php?id=2112

Canoe Trip 2016

Dear fellow CogScis,

As every year our fabulous Canuetour will also take place this year. Our
journey will start on the 4th of June in Rieste and end in Quakenbrück
the next day. In Bersenbrück we'll have a barbecue and spend the night.
So grap your drinks, tents and whatever you want to bring along and
prepare yourself for little sleep and a lot of fun.

The registration will be open on Friday 13th May at 10am and can be found here.

But hurry, there is just a limited amount of boats and you don't want to miss this!

Information for the new Freshmen (Winter 2015) [updated]

If you're starting studying Cognitive Science in October, you should definitely attend the freshmen week – you will get lots of important information on your studies, meet fellow students, and hopefully get all your questions answered. While attendance is not required, we strongly recommend it. Also, you don't need to worry about details like which courses you need to take or how to sign up for them right now – just be there and everything will be explained to you. :)

Freshmen week is from October 5th to 9th, and starts on October 5th at 10am. We will meet in the biology building's lecture hall (building 35, room 01).

Canoe Trip 2015

Dear fellow CogScis,

As every year our fabulous Canuetour will also take place this year. Our journey will start on the 13rd of June in Rieste and end in Quakenbrück the next day. In Bersenbrück we'll have a barbecue and spend the night. So grap your drinks, tents and whatever you want to bring along and prepare yourself for little sleep and a lot of fun.

But hurry, there is just a limited amount of boats and you don't want to miss this!

You can find the registration here.

Master Welcome SS2015

Dear fellow Coxi-Masters,

We are happy to welcome you in our colorful and friendly study program!

To get you started there will be an introductory session on Friday April 10th starting at 2 pm. We will talk about the study regulations, student life and of course share the newest gossip. ;) Additionally, Prof. Dr. Frank Jäkel - one of our lecturers - will give you a short welcome to the Institute. After that we are also planning some presentations on current study projects and research groups who will introduce themselves to give you a little insight into the programm.
For some socializing, be prepared for a traditional evening program that will finish your transformation to a full-scale Coxi!

The details in short - on Friday 10th...
If you want to, join in for a collective lunch at the Westerberg Mensa at 12:30 pm. Just look out for the friendly folks with a sign - that will be us.
The introduction itself will start at 2 pm in room E15, building 69 - see the attached link for some orientation
Plan in approx. 2 - 3 hours of time.

If you have questions on courses or other stuff before...
feel free to contact the mentoring team (mentoring@uos.de) for advice. Lectures will start on April 13th.
You can find a list of lectures at http://ikw.uni-osnabrueck.de/en/lectures

That’s it for now - enjoy your semester break and see you soon,
Max and Jürgen

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