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Biomedical Sciences - Neurobiology

24 months
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16060 EUR/year
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About

The Biomedical Sciences - Neurobiology of the University of Amsterdam is a challenging Master's programme. It is positioned at the interface between biology, psychology and philosophy. Your Master’s diploma qualifies for excellent positions both in- and outside the academia, anywhere in the world.

Overview

Neurobiology is a relative young field of study on the cutting edge of multiple disciplines such as biology, psychology, philosophy and computer science. The Biomedical Sciences - Neurobiology of the University of Amsterdam is for those students who are fascinated by the functioning of the human brain.

Tracks

There are four specifically designed tracks. All four of them are organised by UvA research groups specialised in exactly these topics, creating an atmosphere of research based education.

  • Molecular Neurosciences
  • Physiology of Synapses and Networks 
  • Psychopharmacology and Pathophysiology
  • Cognitive Neurobiology and Clinical Neurophysiology

Studying Neurobiology at the University of Amsterdam

The cluster Neurobiology at the University is part of the Master's programme Biomedical Sciences. Consequently, the brain is approached from a biomedical point of view, from the molecule to the mind. The support of several university institutes such as the Swammerdam Institute of Life Sciences (SILS-CNS) and other neurobiological institutes like the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN) and the Amsterdam UMC guarantee excellent courses and internships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Neurodevelopment/Specification of Neuronal Systems
  • Stem Cell Fate and Cortical Genesis
  • From Synapse to Network
  • Neurophysiology
  • Advanced Psychopathology
  • Network Models, Representation and Consciousness

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for the Medical Biology tracks of the Master's programme in Biomedical Sciences, you must hold a Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences or Psychobiology or equivalent from a Dutch or foreign university.
  • You have an overall grade point average (GPA) equivalent to at least: 3.0 (American system), 2.1 (a second class upper/division one degree in the British system), C (ECTS-system)
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16060 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16060 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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