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Cognitive Neuroscience

Freie Universität Berlin

24 months
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The M.Sc. program provides students with thorough theoretical knowledge and broad methodological competencies in the field of cognitive neuroscience. This program in Cognitive Neuroscience is offered at Freie Universität Berlin.


Key facts

On the one hand, this entails teaching of background knowledge in a variety of domains, such as perception, learning, memory, decision making, consciousness and language, with a particular emphasis on current research and developments. On the other hand, this entails teaching and applied learning of a large array of methodological skills, including planning and programming of neurocognitive experiments, conducting experiments using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and the statistical analysis of experimental data. This program in Cognitive Neuroscience is offered at Freie Universität Berlin.

Programme Structure


  • Perception and Action
  • Information Processing and Consciousness
  • Affective and Social Neuroscience
  • Neurocognitive Methods and Data Analysis
  • Probabilistic and Statistical Modelling
  •  Programming
  • Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neurocognitive Methods Practical
  • Research Workshop
  • Research Experiences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Computer Science passing grades on both sections of the licensing examination for physicians (Ärztliche Prüfung) or equivalent other university degree comprising at least six semesters of study of psychology.
  • Proof of English language skills (CEFR Level C1) for applicants whose native language is other than English and who did not earn their university entrance degree at an institution where English is the language of instruction.

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Students do not pay tuition fees, but the university charges semester fees and contributions each semester, which include a ticket for public transportation.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
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