University of Freiburg

24 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Neuroscience degree offered by the University of Freiburg means an intensive multifaceted engagement with the fundamentals of research and science.

Join the leading study choice platform for free
  1. Get details of 180000+ English-taught programmes worldwide.
  2. Find, wishlist and compare your best fitting programme.
  3. Apply for scholarships worth up to €6,000.
account benefits visualised


It is fascinating, and it is a challenge. You get to know a subject area in all of its dimensions, and get the right qualifications for the most demanding of activities in many professional fields in economy, society, politics, culture, and science. With Neuroscience degree offered by the University of Freiburg you learn to reflect on the broad knowledge that you have acquired and integrate it, so that you can independently draw conclusions, and devise solutions to problems.

A university degree program requires motivation, the willingness to work, and self-responsibility. The time studying nevertheless offers lots of freedom, and the opportunity to expand your interest and develop your strengths outside of your subject area. You don’t only acquire subject-specific knowledge and competences – a university degree also opens up numerous opportunities to develop and grow as a person.

A university degree program offers you:

  •     A sound basic education and relevant know-how for your future area of work
  •     The ability to acquire skills for scientific work
  •     Research related degree programs with renowned academics
  •     Analysis and problem solving, overcoming floods of information through critical thinking, as well as the selecting of relevant facts and data
  •     Autonomy and freedom, development of independence
  •     Development of your personality
  •     Various possibilities for further studies (Master and Ph.D.)
  •     Good or very good career prospects and chances of promotion

Programme Structure

  • Practical training which directly applies, for example, at a dual college/university (combination studies/business), or at a (specialist) University
  • An education, which qualifies for practical and skilled manual work, for example, within the scope of a work/training scheme (combination business/vocational college)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form. 
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Motivation letter: Essay (approximately 1200 words)
  • Copy of passport (1 page)
  • Certified proof of your Bachelor of Arts and other relevant testimonials for the programme mentioned in your CV
  • Certificate of English language
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

University of Freiburg