24 months
3677 EUR/year
2696 EUR/year
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The Master’s program Cognitive Neuroscience at the Ural Federal University aims to prepare highly qualified specialists in the field of studying the brain and cognitive processes. 


The program in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Ural Federal University comprises fundamental theoretical training in the field of brain research and neurocognitive processes: neurology, neuropsychology, principles of neuroscience, neurocognitive development of children, methods of brain research and approaches to neurorehabilitation.

The program’s structure is a set of interdisciplinary and applied subjects, which describe the theoretical and methodological fundamentals of neurocogniitive science. Cognitive neuroscience is the combined study of the mind and the brain. Cognitive neuroscience explores how the neurological organization of the brain influences the way people think, feel, and act.


  • The Master Program in Cognitive Neuroscience was developed for students who are interested in mastering practical and fundamental knowledge and skills in the field of cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychological assessment and neuropsychological rehabilitation, mastering state of the airt methods in brain and- cognitive research.
  • Successful mastering of the master’s program will allow graduates to perform professional activities as researchers in research centers, as teachers in educational institutions, as practitioners in neuro rehabilitation and correctional-educational centers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Experimental Methods in Neuroscience
  • Research in Neuromarketing
  • Fundamentals of Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Neuropsychology of Childhood

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scan of the applicant’s passport
  • Translation of the applicant’s passport into the Russian language (with notarial attestation)
  • Previous education documents (Bachelor’s diploma or equal) with notarized translation into the Russian language.
  • Full transcript of grades (for the whole period of studies) with notarized translation into the Russian language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3677 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3677 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2696 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2696 EUR per year during 24 months.

Prices (RUB), per year:

  • for non-FSU citizens: 222 900 (189 600)*;  
  • for FSU citizens: 163 400 (134 000)*

Living costs for Yekaterinburg

27953 - 42950 RUB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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