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Translational Neuroscience from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is a rapidly developing field with great relevance for society. 


Program Details

Basic research has provided valuable insights into the development, aging, function and dysfunction of the brain and has shown ways to modulate brain processes. 

In translational neuroscience, these findings and technological advances are used to help develop new diagnostic methods and therapies for patients with neurological or psychiatric disorders. This English-language, Translational Neuroscience from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is consecutive to a Bachelor's programme and is aimed at students who are interested in research in the field of basic and clinical neuroscience. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Mind-Brain
  • Neurophilosophy
  • Neuroscience
  • Brain Activity
  • Medical Imaging

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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180 ECTS


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Other requirements

General requirements

The entry and admission is conditional on completion of a university study programme in a relevant subject with a regular study duration of at least six semesters (equivalent to 180 ECTS credit points) with a final grade of 2.0 or better (German grading system). 

Regarded as relevant is a university study programme in a Neuroscience or Natural Science subject (e.g. BSc in Biology) or a similar qualification or a study programme of Human Medicine at a German or foreign higher education institution with following in lectures (l), practicals (p) or exercises (e) acquired credit points (cp):
  • 4 credit points in cell and molecular biology or
  • 4 credit points in biochemistry or
  • 4 credit points in biopsychology or
  • 4 credit points in physiology and/or anatomy/neuroanatomy
  • at least 2 credit points form practical experience should be available.
Furthermore, proficiency in English is required.

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996 - 1318 EUR /month
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