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Behaviour: From Neural Mechanisms to Evolution

Subjects: Behaviour: From Neural Mechanisms to Evolution,Behavior,Neuroscience,Evolution

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

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

Course description

Brains are among the most intricate systems in nature. They govern perception, cognition, and ultimately, the behavior of both animals and humans. Grasping the mechanisms that enable adaptive behavior in complex environments is one of science's most captivating and demanding challenges. The graduate program, Behaviour: From Neural Mechanisms to Evolution, offers the essential interdisciplinary training for a thorough education. It covers key concepts, fundamental experimental techniques, and theoretical approaches necessary for cutting-edge research in this ambitious field. This program equips students with the knowledge to explore how neural mechanisms drive behavior and how these behaviors evolve. By integrating various scientific disciplines, it prepares graduates to contribute significantly to our understanding of adaptive behavior in both animals and humans.

Program Information

Study Location Bielefeld
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 285 EUR
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Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) "Internet-based" test (IBT) with a score of at least 87 points, − IELTS test with a score of at least 5.5, − Cambridge Test - Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), − First Certificate in English (FCE) with a grade of at least B, − UNIcert Level II, − Completion of a relevant module "Language Acquisition Level B2" at Bielefeld University’s Fachsprachenzentrum (Language Center), − A certificate from a state or state-recognized school or university explicitly confirming English language proficiency at level B2 CEFR. The "Merkblatt zum Zeugnis der allgemeinen Hochschulreife für Schülerinnen und Schüler der gymnasialen Oberstufe an Gymnasien und Gesamtschulen" (Information leaflet on the Certificate of General Higher Education Entrance Qualification for Students in Upper Secondary Education at Grammar Schools and Comprehensive Schools) of the Ministry for School and Education of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, as of August 2018 is used to evaluate school certificates obtained in Germany.

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Access to the Master programme is granted to those who can provide evidence that they have a first university degree which has a standard period of study of at least six semesters, qualifies for exercising a profession and is in accordance with the subject-specific regulations.

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