University of Amsterdam

Universiteit van Amsterdam

Brain and Cognitive Sciences


Turfdraagsterpad 9

Kloveniersburgwal 48

Amsterdam, Noord-Holl


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The brain is an immensely powerful and intricate processing device dedicated to the selection, perception, transformation and storage of the indispensable information we use to interact with our ever-changing, dynamic environment.

The Research Master's programme in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers a broad selection of tracks that investigate all aspects of the field, from the molecule to the mind. The programme is unique in its interdisciplinary perspective that incorporates the fields of neuroscience, neurology, psychology, behavioural economics, linguistics, logic, computation and philosophy.

Students can choose between three tracks:

- Neuroscience
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Cognitive Science

These tracks allow students to specialise in a given area while at the same keeping up with developments in the overarching field of brain and cognitive sciences, and while enjoying common goals and interests with students from a wide variety of backgrounds.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Non-U.S. Higher Ed. Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Large City

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