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Master Program Neuroscience

Master Program Neuroscience

Read the Program Overview or the detailed Curriculum to get to know the Master Neuroscience study content.

Application deadlines

Winter term:

  • 31st May for admission to first semester
    • The application portal for German applicants will be open by the 15th of May at the latest
  • 15th July for admission to higher semesters

Summer term:

  • 15th January for admission to higher semesters

This deadline applies to all applicants - national and international. However, since the processing of files by uni-assist can take several weeks, we recommend that international students should submit their appliction as early as possibleto to allow for some additional processing time of their documents as the assessment for equivalence of degrees may take extra time. Admission will be given to 25 students according to our current admission criteria. Further information for applicants

Due to the current travel restrictions during the corona crisis, new students will be allowed to start their studies as online courses from their home countries until they are able to move to Oldenburg. However, it is strongly recommended to move to Oldenburg as soon as possible to be able to join also classroom and practical courses.

Corona Situation

  • The University is officially closed for students.
  • None of the Master Neuroscience modules that are offered during the summers semester 2021 will be held on campus, except for the lab animal course (which legally requires active handling of animals.)
  • To my knowledge, online exam options will be offered for all modules during the summer semester, except for the lab animal course.
  • Experimental Master's theses and research modules are allowed in labs which provided a hygene concept. (All neuroscience labs do). Students and scientists are required to sign that they are aware of the current rules, including wearing medical masks and documenting all times they were in the building. Only one person per 10 m2 is allowed in laboratories. Please ask prospective supervisors for their hygene concept.

Four out of many distinctive characteristics of our Master Program Neuroscience:

  • International: All courses in English, semester abroad is possible
  • Focus: Sensory Systems
  • Science-oriented: Individual student projects in research groups
  • Interdisciplinary: Teachers & students with mixed backgrounds, joint courses with Biology & Psychology                           




(Changed: 2021-05-12)