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Osnabrück University

Cognitive Science

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Psychology, Neurosciences, Cognitive Science
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in cognitive science. Graduates from participating or related disciplines can also be admitted.

Applicants who have obtained a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a subject-related course of study can be admitted, such as in artificial intelligence, biology, (computer) linguistics, mathematics, neurosciences, medicine, philosophy, psychology or a degree program with a high proportion of IT.

If the degree is not yet available at the time of application, it is necessary that at least 150 credit points are available and the average grade determined from the examinations is at least 2.0.


GPA Rate 2.00
Additional Qualification

Applicants must demonstrate their suitability and motivation for independent scientific work in the field of cognitive science. Evidence can be provided by:

  • The particular research closeness, timeliness and quality of the bachelor's thesis,
  • Research (internships),
  • Study visits abroad,
  • Other services (publications, prizes, awards), or
  • A written application that outlines the suitability and motivation for the master’s course.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min 5
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Proof of eight years of successfully and qualified school English (with an average grade better than seven points in the advanced course/course at an elevated level or better than nine points in the basic course in the Abitur school subject English in the two school years before acquiring the university entrance qualification). Native English speakers are exempt from providing the mentioned proofs.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

In 40 hours free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
€ 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website