The aim of the master’s course is research-oriented training that deepens and expands the scientific competencies and skills acquired in the field of cognitive and integrative systems neurosciences as part of a bachelor’s course in the natural sciences or another course with neuroscientific components.

The course is based on a comprehensive introduction to neuroscientific fundamentals in the 1st and 2nd semester, followed by an orientation and qualification phase in the 3rd and 4th semester. At the same time, key qualifications are acquired in method courses.

With the participation of working groups from the fields of biology, German studies and art studies, physics, psychology and medicine, the spectrum of content is very broad.


The course focuses on systemic aspects of neuroscience and provides training in neural network analysis, neurophysiology, neuroethology, neurophysics, brain imaging, neurolinguistics, cognitive, affective and social neurosciences.


The course qualifies students for basic scientific research in public and private research institutions, applied research and development in the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry, clinical research and other activities with a systems neuroscientific and cognitive neuroscientific orientation. Furthermore, the course enables the path to a doctorate.



Completion of a relevant bachelor's degree in the natural sciences, other degree programs with neuroscientific components (at least 12 CP) or a comparable bachelor's degree at a German or foreign university 

Knowledge of English , level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

You can obtain information on the aptitude assessment procedure via the link to the application below


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