Hellenic Society for Neurosciences

Hellenic Neurological Society,

Federation of European Neuroscience Societies,

Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS),

Dana Alliance for Brain,

Society for Neuroscience,




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Welcome to the webpage of the "Athens International Master's Programme in Neuroscience"

The purpose of the postgraduate program  «Athens International Master's Programme in Neurosciences» is to provide high quality graduate education at the Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) level in the scientific field of neuroscience.

The postgraduate program of studies leads in the award of a "Postgraduate Specialisation Degree" in Neurosciences (Master in Neurosciences) after full and successful completion of studies based on the curriculum

The "Athens International Master's Programme in Neuoscience" is operated jointly by the:

Department of Biology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Department of Nursing of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Department of Dentistry of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

School of Medicine of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Foundation for Biomedical Research of the Academy of Athens

The National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos"

Hellenic Pasteur Institute

Biomedical Sciences Research Center “Alexander Fleming”

National Hellenic Research Foundation


Eligible candidates and knowledge requirements

The candidates admitted to the Program are graduates of Departments of domestic Universities and Higher Technological Institutes and graduates of recognized equivalent institutions abroad (according to paragraph. 1, Article 4 of Law. 3685/08).

No distinction is made between University Degrees but candidates should have good knowledge of Cell Biology and basic knowledge of Nervous System Physiology.

During the interviews, the knowledge of the candidates in the above fields is examined, because this knowledge is considered necessary for the students to achieve the maximum performance during their studies and to have homogeneity in terms of the level of knowledge.

Applicants who have not been taught the specific subjects must make sure to attend the relevant undergraduate courses and/or online seminars or read relevant books. Candidates who fail to show that they have sufficient knowledge of Cell Biology and Nervous System Physiology are usually not accepted into the program.

In addition, knowledge of Molecular Biology, Genetics and Biochemistry is important