For students

The Faculty of Psychology at the Ruhr University Bochum is the first German institution to introduce cognitive neuroscience as a large and central field of specialisation in Psychology. Already in the B.Sc. Psychology programvarious modules from the field of cognitive neuroscience can be selected. Afterwards, you have the opportunity to study the independent M.Sc. „Psychology and cognitive Neuroscience. Within this program, students receive hands-on experience with current methods of cognitive neuroscience in humans (e.g. fMRT, EEG), in animals and in clinical neuropsychology.  In addition, the Faculty of Psychology, together with the Institute of Philosophy II and the Institute of Neuroinformatics, offers the international M. Sc. program „Cognitive Science“.