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Applied Cognitive Neuroscience


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What are the latest trends in cognitive neuroscience? How do you develop practical applications based on fundamental research? Do you want to bridge the gap between the lab and the world?

If you are interested in applying cognitive neuroscience, then our master's track is the one to choose!

You will study current trends in cognitive neuroscience by reading the latest research papers. You will take a researcher’s perspective and critically evaluate cutting-edge research. How solid are claims made by researchers and companies? And how can we take the latest trends even further?

In addition, you will learn to apply theories and methods from cognitive neuroscience to real-world scenarios: economic decision making, education, marketing, clinical practice, policymaking, etc. During the master's, you will combine your scientific knowledge and your creativity to develop your own project that brings cognitive neuroscience from the lab into the world.

Finally, you will acquire the skills for designing, programming, and conducting cognitive-neuroscience experiments; and you will learn how to analyze complex data sets. Through hands-on experience, you will gain practical skills that are crucial in today's job market, both in academia and business.




Master of Science


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314


Application requirements

Depending on your background and language of the track of your choice, you will have to submit proof of your proficiency in either Dutch or English.

Your previous education and chosen master track determine the application procedure and whether you are eligible for admission to the master or a possible premaster.

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,314
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '23 1 Mar '23 1 Mar '23
1 Feb '24 1 Oct '23 1 Oct '23
1 Sep '24 1 Mar '24 1 Mar '24


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050 363 9011

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