The School of Medicine and the Departments of Biology and Psychology of the University of Crete, announce that applications for the Graduate Program in “Neurosciences” (GPN) for the academic year 2023 – 2024 are now open, based on the provisions of law 4957/2022 (FEK-[Hellenic Government Gazette] 141 issue A). The School of Medicine is responsible for the administration support of the Program.
Aim of the Graduate Program
The Program offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art training on Cellular, Molecular, Developmental, Systems, Cognitive, Translational and Clinical Neurosciences. Students are provided with advanced theoretical knowledge and research training and are competently prepared for to follow careers in academia, research institutes, public bodies or the private sector internationally.
The Program aims to promote graduates with accredited studies in Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy, Psychology, Veterinary Medicine, and Chemistry as well as in any field related to Neuroscience.
Duration of Studies
The Program awards a Master’s Degree (MSc) upon completion of a four-semester studies program (totally 120 ECTS).
During the first two semesters, students are required to complete five (5) mandatory courses and a number of elective courses. During the third semester, students are required to complete two (2) three-month laboratory rotations, and during the fourth semester, they are required to complete a research thesis (Master Diploma Thesis).
The program requires full-time, mandatory attendance. The official language of the Program is English.
A maximum number of fifteen (15) graduate students will be admitted every 2 years. Furthermore, up to two (2) applicants who have received a scholarship for graduate students from Governments, Scholarship Foundations, International Bodies, etc. can be additionally admitted, should they meet the necessary requirements.