MSc. in Brain Sciences by Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Offered by The Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, the MSc. in Brain Sciences provides an advance, comprehensive multidisciplinarytraining with hands-on research experience in brain studies. The program equips students to spearhead research in academia, the industry and in clinical settings.

Students are required to take on Preparatory / Supplementary courses along with at least four core courses. While the Preparatory / Supplementary courses are based on a student’s specific academic background, the Core courses include modules on Computation, Biology and Cognitive Science.

Taught in English, the program comprises two main elements: completion of the courses and a thesis work. Students of the program are required to participate in activities including:

Short-term research project of one semester in one of the labs.

Participation in a department seminar.

Elective courses: Every year, a variety of electives courses are offered by the Center’s researchers, providing an opportunity for students to increase their knowledge and skills in a range of research topics.

Admission process: Students applying to the program are required to register at the university website and parallelly send an application to [email protected] with their CV, undergraduate transcript and degree, recommendation letter and a purpose of statement. They can check the complete admission process here at:

Admission cycle: The admission cycle for the program has begun for the session starting 2021 and the university will accept applications until early June.

Admission requirements: The program is open to all students who have obtained or are about to obtain a completed under-graduate BSc degree in brain sciences, life sciences, exact sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, computer sciences) or cognitive sciencesfrom a recognized university in India.

The students are required to have an average of 85% or equivalent grade average with a band of 6 or above in IELTS.


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