M.Sc. On Campus

Molecular and Translational Neuroscience

24 months
7000 EUR/year
1500 EUR/year
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Molecular and Translational Neuroscience from University of Coimbra is to offer advanced training in the field of Neurosciences in the area of fundamental or basic (molecular and cellular) neurosciences, addressing the different aspects of neurobiology, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and neuropsychology,


Molecular and Translational Neuroscience from University of Coimbra aims to promote a strong interaction with clinical neurosciences through the integration of the study of the nervous system in pathological conditions, deepening the translational analysis of the different diseases of the nervous system and the application of novel methodologies and therapies.


This course does not specifically qualify for professional practice. However, it provides the scientific and technical knowledge and skills necessary to work in basic and applied research in the areas of life and health sciences, including in translational research (e.g. Molecular and Experimental Neuroscience, Translational Neuroscience, or Clinical Neuroscience), in academic institutions, hospitals and industry, where in-depth knowledge life sciences, including Neurosciences, is an asset.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Neuropsychology and Neuroethics
  • Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias, Cerebrovascular Disorders and Epilepsy
  • Laboratory Rotation
  • Mechanisms of Neuronal Dysfunction and Neurodegeneration
  • Movement and Demyelinating Disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Psychiatry and Mental Health

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.

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certificate of Bachelor Degree with final grade average (diploma). 
  • School transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Identification document
  • Motivation Letter

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per year during 24 months.


Living costs for Coimbra

485 - 695 EUR /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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