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Humboldt University Berlin


Mind and Brain

Subjects: Mind and Brain,Mind,Brain

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
290 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The English-language “Mind and Brain” program integrates cutting-edge research from the Berlin School of Mind and Brain into a comprehensive master’s curriculum. This master’s program introduces students to the latest findings and methodologies in neuroscience, emphasizing their relevance to psychology, philosophy, neuro-linguistics, neuroscience, and cognitive science. Students explore key research areas such as Decision Making, Perception, Attention and Consciousness, Language and the Brain, Brain Plasticity and Lifespan Ontogeny, Brain Disorders and Mental Dysfunction, and Social Cognition. These fields require a multidisciplinary approach, and the program demonstrates how integrating knowledge from various disciplines can effectively address specific research questions. By engaging with this interdisciplinary teaching model, students gain a deep understanding of how different fields intersect and contribute to advancements in neuroscience. The program fosters an environment of collaboration and inclusivity, ensuring that students are well-equipped to tackle complex issues in their future careers.

Program Information

Study Location Berlin
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 290 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS No information
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TOEFL IBT No information

From 2024 on applicants have to prove an English proficiency on the the level of C1. IELTS – International English Language Testing System: 7.0 TOEFL – (Internet-based) Test of English as a Foreign Language: 95 TOEIC – Test of English for International Communication: - Speaking and Writing: 360 in combination with - Listening and Reading: 945 UNIcert® II-Zertifikat: 1.3 UNIcert® III-Zertifikat: 3.0 UNIcert® IV-Zertifikat DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Language Certificate - a minimum of B in all skills or - ***** (5 stars) in all skills Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE): A Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Cambridge English: Business Higher (BEC H) ICFE – International Certificate in Financial English ILEC – International Legal English Certificate BULATS – Business Language Testing Service: 75 Linguaskill: C1 in all skills LCCI (London Chamber of Commerce and Industry) English for Business (EFB): Level 3 with Distinction Graded language certificates of university language courses showing an English proficiency of C1 and a minimum grade of 2.3 (good).

Document Requirements

(a) Application form, to be filled online in the application portal of Uni-Assist. (b) Please upload the following documents as PDF files in the Uni-Assist application portal: • university entrance examination documentation (if applicable), • evidence of study areas and grades obtained in previous studies (i.e. Transcript of Records), • graduation certificate, • secondary school-leaving certificate The secondary school-leaving certificate is a requirement for applicants from European Union (EU) countries only! Applicants from countries outside of the EU do not have to turn in a secondary school leaving certificate. The PDF files which applicants upload have to be scans of the official documents (certificates, transcripts), with seals and signatures, or documents which can be verified digitally. Unofficial documents, which students may be able download from their student online accounts, are not valid. Please note: If the original certificates were not drawn up in German or English, applicants must provide: Officially certified translations into English or German of applicants’ certificates (FAQ 6), The certificates in the original language. If the language of instruction in your program was neither English nor German the transcript in the original language is required - even if your university provides you with an additional English-language transcript. Information regarding “translation of documents” (FAQ 6). Applicants must check if there is country-specific information on their home country available on the Uni-Assist website! For some countries, Uni-Assist requires applicants to turn in additional documents: (c) Enrollment certificate (if at the time of application you are a student at a German or European higher education institution) or: Proof of withdrawal from the register specifying the areas of study (if you have studied at a German or European higher education institution) (d) Proof of proficiency in German: Applicants do not have to provide a proof of proficiency in German! (e) Proof of proficiency in English (B2 level) − see related list above under I(b) and FAQ 5 (f) Complete CV in table form with signature There are no specific requirements regarding the table form. Any table format is acceptable. The CV has to provide information about the applicant's secondary school and university education (names of institutions and dates). (g) A current passport-sized photograph (h) A scan of your passport

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