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MSc Neurosciences

Teaching Concept – Career Tailored Education

How does the brain work? Significant progress has been made in the field of cellular and molecular enb_msc_neuroscienceneuroscience, and modern in vivo techniques have revolutionized non-invasive observation of brain activity even in humans. Today's challenges lies in understanding the brain as a complex functioning system and many problem remain to be solved. For example, we still cannot explain how information, processed in parallel pathways within one sensory modality (as in the visual or auditory system), is fused into the complex object we perceive, such as a face or particular voice.

Based on their teaching and research expertise, the members of our teaching faculty, which include GSN or guest lecturers from external institutions, believe that the overwhelming complexity of the human brain can only be explained by applying different approaches and methods of the disciplines in neuroscience. Thus, our progam constantly works on educating a new generation of neuroscientists starting at the level of graduate students. With an exellent understanding of the molecular, cellular and systemic principles of neurobiology, our students acquire a deeper knowledge of neuron-neuron interaction, the dynamics of neuron-glia interaction, rules of information transfer in simple and complex circuits of single brain centers, interaction of different brain centers, and the function of the human brain. This educational concept of the Master Program in Neurosciences can be seen reflected in the cirriculum.

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