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Programme Description

Key Features of the International Master's Programme

The University of Regensburg offers an International Master’s Programme in Experimental and Clinical Neurosciences

  • The curriculum is designed for outstanding students of biology or related subjects with a bachelor degree, or equivalent, from German or foreign universities

  • Duration of the programme: 4 semesters (2.5 semesters coursework and 9 months for a scientific project to acquire the Master of Science [in Neuroscience] degree)

  • Interdisciplinary and highly specialized teaching programme in experimental and clinical neurosciences

  • Participation of national and international experts of the field in teaching courses

  • Intensive supervision during seminars and in project internships

  • Interdisciplinary research projects

  • Extra interdisciplinary qualifications: Seminar on Neuroethics, Statistics and Method courses, Language and lab safety courses

  • Active participation in two weekend seminars

  • Students can apply for a structured PhD Programme in Regensburg after the ECN-Programme: go to websiteRegensburg International Graduate School of LIfe Sciences (RIgeL)

The ECN Programme is a registered member of the Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS): go to website Federation of European Neuroscience Societies. The NENS was founded in 2003 and represents over 130 european graduate schools and programmes.  Membership of NENS helps to ensure high quality standards across programmes and also provides a number of benefits for students within registered programmes including training stipends and participation in annual meetings.