Why this programme


Neuroscience graduates are very well trained to take up Ph.D. positions in various medical fields, such as neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, oncology, psychology, psychiatry and gerontology. The program also prepares students for future research positions in technology and industry. The range of industrial application of neuroscience research is very broad. It runs from molecular and genetic approaches for drug development in pharmaceutical companies to new design in robotics based on neural principles and intelligent man-machine interface devices.

In our research master Neuroscience program, students are guided to explore and develop their own talents in the expanding field of Neuroscience.

Why choose this Research Master in Neuroscience in Rotterdam?

  • Modular teaching;
  • 2 years of research training on a project of your choice with specialized and individual supervision;
  • seminars given by top neuroscientists;
  • training in publishing scientific reports;
  • a variety of teaching formats, including courses, workshops and seminars.

Target audience

This programme aims to attract talented students with original ideas, and a bachelor's degree in Life Sciences (e.g. a bachelor of Science in Medicine, Psychology, Biology, Nanobiology). Ambitious students with a desire to unravel the mysteries of the brain are invited to sign up for this (fundamental) research master program in Neuroscience at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The field of neuroscience is growing rapidly, allowing you to follow a career in many different directions.



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