Weggis, Switzerland

Perspectives on Human Memory: Memory Functioning and Memory Failures

when 11 June 2018 - 14 June 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee CHF 680

After four successful and inspiring summer schools in 2014-2017, we are now happy to organize our fifth summer school. The theme of this Summer School is: Perspectives on Human Memory: Memory Functioning and Memory Failures’.

We have invited four internationally recognized experts in the field of Cognition, Learning, and Memory to be our keynote speakers. They will present their research on memory functioning and memory failures.

Course leader

- Prof. Dr. Patricia Bauer, Emory University, USA.
Topics: Developing a personal past: Remembering and forgetting & Entries in semantic memory: No-trial learning
- Prof. Dr. Mary Pat McAndrews, University of Toronto, Canada.
Topics: Remembering one’s p

Target group

PhD students who do research in the field of Psychology, Medicine, and Education (and related fields) are invited to apply.

Credits info

3 EC
Participation in this Summer School requires active participation in scientific discussions, peer-review sessions, PhD-research presentations, and networking activities. For successful completion of the Summer School, participants receive 3 ECTS.

Fee info

CHF 680: The registration fee includes accommodation and meals.


We are pleased to announce that, with support from the Jacobs Foundation, we can give out eight travel grants to international PhD students who are attending the Summer School 2018 ‘Perspectives on Human Memory: Memory Functioning and Memory Failures’ of