Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences
|Study location||Italy, Pavia|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Awards||(MSc Master of Science)|
|Tuition fee||€3,500 per year
Tuition fee for non-EU students who enter Italy with a study visa is based on flat rate and depends on the citizenship.
|Application fee||€35 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Access to the Degree Course in Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences has a local entry test requirement.
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If the transcript provided by your home school is not in English, you will need to obtain official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Africa, Albania, Americas, Andorra, Australasia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Caribbean, Central America, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Kosovo, Melanesia, Micronesian Region, Middle Africa, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Northern Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Outlying Oceania, Polynesia, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Western Africa, Western Asia.
N. of SEATS AVAILABLE FOR NON-EU students: 50
Please attach the following documents:
1. A scan of your passport or ID card;
The degree in Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences is a newly established 2-year Master’s level program organised by the Department of Brain and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Pavia (DBBS) and by the Department of Humanities and Life Sciences of the University School for Advanced Studies (IUSS) Pavia. Pavia University, established in 1361, is one of the oldest academic institutions in Europe. IUSS is a member of the Federation of University Schools with Scuola Normale and Scuola Sant’Anna in Pisa.
This degree has its roots within the Italian Department of Excellence network. It is an independent Degree, although equivalent to the Italian Laurea magistrale in Psicologia (LM-51), thus allowing all students to receive the qualiﬁcation for postgraduate training and to the Albo degli Psicologi (Italian register for clinical psychology professionals).
This Master Degree program is a course of excellence providing high-level training and teaching, speciﬁcally focused on the interaction between psychology, neuroscience and human and social sciences that are connected to the investigation of the human brain and behaviour.
In addition to psychological courses, students have the opportunity to choose one or more speciﬁc curricula including:
- Social and Forensic Neuroscience (coordinated by Gabriella Bottini and Nicola Canessa)
- Neurophilosophy (coordinated by Michele Di Francesco)
- Neurolinguistics (coordinated by Stefano Cappa and Andrea Moro)
- Neurocomputation (coordinated by Egidio D’Angelo), organised in collaboration with the Human Brain Project European Research Network.
- Psychology of Music (coordinated by Tomaso Vecchi), organised in collaboration with the Neuromusic Network and the Mariani Foundation
Location: Lessons are based in Pavia, a historic university town in the Milan area and in close proximity to Milan city centre, airports and all main train stations through frequent suburban and underground trains.
Scientiﬁc coordinator: Tomaso Vecchi
Courses (6 cfu) and PCL (Practice Courses and Labs)
- 1st trimester classes: from Monday October 5 to Friday November 20, 2020
- 2nd trimester classes: from Monday November 23 to Friday December 18, 2020 – PCL only
- 3rd trimester classes: from Monday February 1 to Friday 12 February 2021 PCL only
- 4th trimester classes: from February 15 to March 31, 2021
(Easter holidays from 1 to 9 April 2021)
Exam schedule a.y. 2020/2021:
1st exam session : from January 11 to February 12, 2021
2nd exam session : from June 14 to July 30, 2021
3rd exam session : from September 1 to September 17, 2021
The Master offers the following career opportunities: theoretical and applied research in the field of cognitive psychology and neuroscience; career in hospital and assistance area; career in prevention and care of psychological disorders area; career in prevention and care of cognitive disorders area; forensic psychology, psychology of music, neuro-computational models.
First call closes on the 15th of January. For the next call consult the calendar in the news.