M.Sc. On Campus


University of Tübingen

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The M.Sc. programme, Neurobiology at the University of Tübingen, offers students in-depth instruction in the neurosciences, the opportunity to acquire wide-ranging skills in current methods of neuroscientific research and the training to address and solve scientific problems in this area independently. 


Why choose this programme?

The international Master's Degree Program in Neurobiology at the University of Tübingen aims at enabling highly motivated students to unravel some of the brain's mysteries. The focus of this program is on comparative approaches and reflects the wide range of methods and animal models used by our faculty in their research.

The courses cover cellular, systemic, behavioral, cognitive, evolutionary, and computational aspects of modern integrative neuroscience. Four three-week laboratory courses in the third semester are of central importance. In these, students work in small groups on current research topics that are chosen from projects offered by more than 20 labs. The M.Sc. program welcomes curious students with a background in biological sciences who are inspired by intellectual challenges and are interested in basic research in the neurosciences. Course language is English, some optional courses are in German.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Integrative Neurobiology 
  • Scientific Computing and Statistics 
  • Research Lab in Neurobiology

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in biology (or comparable) with a grade of at least 2,5
  • English language proficiency: TOEFL80 or IELTS 6,0 or native speaker or English-language bachelor's degree or English B2 (also possibly English as first language at German Abitur level)
  • International applicants: German language proficiency (DSH1, Goethe-Zertifikat B1, TestDaf3333)
  • in case that your Bachelor's degree is no typical Biology degree, you will have to provide at least 27 ECTS credits from courses like Physiology, Neurobiology or Zoology

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Tübingen

630 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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