EFRELand Brandenburgbe Berlin

Computational Neuroscience (Master, consecutive)

Technische Universität Berlin/Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Public Universities

Program Subject Matter

To understand the functions of the brain, Computational Neuroscience combines experiments with data analysis and computer simulations, making a scientific language available that can be used across disciplines and levels for Neurobiology, Cognitive Science and Information Technology.

2 years (full-time); 120 ECTS credits

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Tuition Fees

Start of study
Winter term

The program was initiated by the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin and is hosted at the Technische Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Charité –Universitätsmedizin Berlin; language of instruction is English.

Study Content (list is not intended to be exhaustive)

  • Models of Neural Systems
  • Models of Higher Brain Functions
  • Acquisition and Analysis of Neuronal Data
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Programming Course and Project
  • Individual Studies
  • Lab Rotations (3 Projects)
  • Ethical Issues
  • Courses on Advanced Topics


Entry Requirements

  • A recognized first degree, typically in the Natural Sciences, Engineering or Mathematics
  • A minimum of 24 ECTS credits in Mathematics
  • English proficiency (88p TOEFL iBT)

Further Information
Internet: www.computational-neuroscience-berlin.de

Michael Brecht, phone: +49 30 2093-6772, e-mail: michael.brecht@noSpambccn-berlin.de