Master in neurosciences

Language(s) of instruction: French (50%) and English (50%) (first year, M1); and  English (second year, M2)

Length of study: 2 years, full time

Course Location: Université Paris Cité, France

Degrees awarded: Master in Neuroscience

Entry Requirements:having obtained or being in the process of validating a Licence 3 or a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical sciences, life sciences or an equivalent degree with a major in biology and a minor in neuroscience; having obtained or being in the process of validating a double major in Life Sciences and Psychology or Life Sciences and Mathematics. Students may enter directly the 2nd year of the program under certain condition listed on the program website

Language pre-requisites: Certified B2 level in French (TCF 400; DELF B2) and B2 level in English (IELTS 6; TOEFL 87; Cambridge English First; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) level B2; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), TOEIC 785)

Course overview

The Neuroscience master’s program will provide students with a broad knowledge in the field of neuroscience ranging from molecular and cellular to integrative neuroscience. During the first year of the program (M1), students acquire a solid theoretical knowledge in neuroscience with an emphasis on experimental neuroscience research. During the second year of the program (M2), students acquire more in-depth knowledge in different fields of neuroscience. Core and optional modules in cellular and molecular neuroscience and integrative neuroscience are offered. Students can take on free module from other master’s degrees (Master of Genetics, BioMedical Engineering, CogMaster …)

Skills and competencies developed
  • Master theoretical knowledge of fundamental areas of Neuroscience from the molecular to the integrated level
  • Master cutting-edge methodological approaches in Neuroscience
  • Master analytical tools, experimental practices and scientific ethics
  • Master bibliography search and critical analysis skills
  • Manage oral and written scientific communication
  • Develop experimental protocols
  • Develop Team work and autonomy
  • Manage a science project from its first concept to its most advanced outcomes


Mr. Martin DEOTTO, Administrative Coordinator
Prof. Mehrnaz JAFARIAN-TEHRANI, Program co-chair
Dr. Isabelle CAILLÉ, Program co-chair