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Master Program SCAN


Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

Applicant Intake

Limited number of highly motivated students

Program Start


Program Duration

 4 semesters, including M.Sc. thesis

Language of Instruction


Tuition Fees

  • There are no designated tuition fees for this Master program.
  • For enrollment, students will face administrative costs of approximately 250 - 270 € per semester.
  • Funding and scholarships can be obtained upon personal engagement at common institutions and societies.


  • The Master's program is integrative and research-focused. The SCAN Master qualifies for scientific work in the fields of fundamental and applied research with neurocognitive methods.

  • Students gain a broad theoretical and methodological competence in analyzing and predicting the neurocognitive principles of experience and behavior.

  • The SCAN Master offers excellent qualification for an academic career in the fields of general and neurocognitive psychology, biological psychology and social, cognitive and affective neuroscience.

Helpful Prior Knowledge

  • Basics in cognitive and experimental psychology
  • Basics in brain anatomy and biological psychology
  • Basics in mathematics and statistics





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