M.Sc. On Campus

Neural and Behavioural Sciences

University of Tübingen

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The Graduate School of Neural and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Tübingen has been educating students since 1999. The masters program has its focus on systems, behavioural and cognitive neuroscience, as well as on brain imaging techniques, both with respect to their physiological and technological basis and their application in neurology, psychiatry and neurocognition.


Why choose this programme?

We offer a master degree in Neural and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Tübingen. The major partners of this graduate school are the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience – CIN, the MPI for Biological Cybernetics with it’s IMPRS, which provide – in addition to financial support – scientists who make a considerable contribution to teaching and laboratory training.

Teaching Program – Curricular Focus

  • functional neuroanatomy,
  • essential maths, statistics and programming and basics in computational neuroscience,
  • physical and physiological basis of brain imaging and recording,
  • motor and sensory systems neuroscience,
  • cognitive neuroscience and psychophysics,
  • neurophysiology and neuropsychology,
  • mechanisms of learning and memory.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Functional Organization of Vertebrate CNS
  • Sensory Systems I: Visual System
  • Neurophysiology
  • Physiological & Physical Basis of Functional Brain Imaging
  • Methods in Neuropsychology
  • Essential Mathematics for Neuroscience

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This masters program aims at students with a first degree in biology, biomedical science, medicine, psychology, cognitive science, computer science or a related field who have a strong interest in biomedical and cognitive neuroscience. 
  • Profound knowledge in general biology and/or cognitive science as well as basic knowledge in maths and statistics are essential for a successful accomplishment of the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Tübingen

630 - 1000 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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