24 months
2924 EUR/year
2924 EUR/year
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The Cognitive Neuroscience program of the Sapienza University of Rome offers competences related to the Neuropsicological practice and the Cognitive Psychology domains. It provides methodological skills applyed to the research in cognitive neuroscience.


Degree Programme

The Cognitive Neuroscience program of the Sapienza University of Rome promotes advanced knowledge of cognitive functions’ interpretative models as well as their changes in the life span. The biological basis of behaviour in typical and atypical development will also be covered. International diagnostic instruments for the evaluuation of cognitive impaiments are discussed.

This master course highlights the role of the cultural and linguistic environment in interaction with the cognitive processing in determining the behavioural phenomenology. At the end of this Master students will be able to perform a cognitive evaluation and define an effective intervenction in diverse social environments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experimental methods in Social Neuroscience
  • Individual differences in personality and temperament
  • Affective neuroscience across the lifespan
  • Cognitive Neuroimaging
  • Perceptual and cognitive processing
  • Functional analysis of individual and organizational behavior

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

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

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

  • Valid identity card or passport;  
  • Study Visa for “University enrolment” (only for non-EU citizens residing abroad);
  • Receipt of your residence permit request (only for non-Eu citizens residing abroad who require a study visa);
  • Residence permit card (only for Non-EU citizens regularly living in Italy). If you are renewing your residence permit card, you will need a copy of your expired permit together with the post office receipt of your renewal application;
  • University-level qualification (achieved after no fewer than 15 years of studies of which at least 3 at University level), together with copy of the academic Transcript of records, officially translated into Italian (or in English) and accompanied by the Statement of Verification and the Statement of Comparability issued by CIMEA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2924 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2924 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Roma

850 - 1450 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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