Masters Programme in Cognitive Neuroscience

TThe Masters Programme in Cognitive Neuroscience (LM-51) offers an understanding of the neural correlates of the cognitive processes as well as the relationship between the development of the mind and the brain. This program, held in English, aims to train psychologists to identify specific cognitive deficits, evaluate their impact on the emotional state and quality of patient life and adopt appropriate rehabilitative action.

The Master in Cognitive Neuroscience is offered to a maximum of 40 students. Students conduct supervised research and other educational projects in neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, psychobiology and physiological psychology and can complete their experimental thesis at the Department research labs or at partner labs, including IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Institute of Sciences and Technologies of Cognition of the CNR, Institute of Cellular Biology and Neurobiology.


Applicants will be selected based on their educational career and curriculum vitae. According to EUROPSY requirements applicants should have completed a substantial number of credits in psychology related disciplines. There is no admission examination. Admission will be based on the titles' evaluation.

Preselection applications should be sent through the following platform

Applicants should provide the following  documents

  • Copy of your passport (pdf)
  • Brief (one page) personal statement.
  • English language certificates (optional for students with an English BA)
  • Transcript of Records or Diploma Supplement (pdf)
  • Letters of Recommendation (optional)

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