University of Freiburg

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Neuroscience degree offered by the University of Freiburg means an intensive multifaceted engagement with the fundamentals of research and science.


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




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

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.

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Updated over a year ago

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University of Freiburg


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