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Justus Liebig university of Giessen


Mind, Brain and Behavior

Subjects: Mind, Brain and Behavior,Mind,Brain,Behavior

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
304 EUR

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

Mind, Brain and Behavior is an international Master’s program taught in English. This program equips you with essential skills for a career in academia or industrial research within Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, or the Behavioural Sciences. It blends theoretical knowledge with practical methods courses. Renowned experts teach courses on selected topics, while hands-on courses cover key empirical methods for measuring and modeling perception, neural processes, and behavior. Understanding human perception and behavior is increasingly important in many fields, driven by advances in Artificial Intelligence. This program prepares you to tackle basic and applied questions at the highest scientific level in areas like Human-Machine Interaction, Virtual Reality, Autonomous Driving, Cognitive Robotics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Neural Networks. If you are passionate about understanding the human mind, brain, and behavior, check the Application section for details on our entry qualifications.

Program Information

Study Location Giessen
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 304 EUR
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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
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TOEFL IBT No information

The study program is taught in English. Your English language proficiency should therefore correspond to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Although level C1 is considered as helpful, it is not mandatory. The proficiency level can be certified as follows: School reports: English language skills must be documented over at least 6 years, up to the degree which entitles university entrance; or: One of the following language tests: IELTS, minimum grade 5.5, TOEFL (iBT, 0-120 points), minimum 72 points, TOEFL (ITP Level 1, 310-677 points), minimum 543 points, TOEFL (pBT, 310-677 points), minimum 543 points, PTE Academic (10-90 points), minimum 75 points, TOEIC (10-990 points), minimum 784 points, telc, B2 certificate, UNIcert II, Cambridge IGCSE, B2; or: Proof of obtaining a local higher education entrance qualification in one of the following countries: Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, USA, United Kingdom, South Africa; or: Proof of a Bachelor’s degree in English in one of the following countries: Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, USA, United Kingdom, South Africa.

Qualification Requirements

To apply for the Master’s program Mind, Brain and Behavior, you need to have completed a Bachelor’s degree in the fields of: Behavioral Sciences Biology Cognitive Sciences Computer Science Data Science Linguistics Movement Sciences Neuroscience Physics Psychology For other Bachelor’s degrees, the admissions board will individually assess whether they meet the entry requirements. It can be advantageous to include other relevant qualifications (e.g. professional experience in the fields of Neurosciences or Behavioral Sciences, or an internship of at least 8 weeks in the same fields beyond your Bachelor’s degree’s requirements).

Application Process

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Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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