TBMC is a member of the Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS) and offers a variety of educational programs and courses in neuroscience.

What We Offer?

  • Expert Faculty: Learn from accomplished faculty members with extensive experience in neuroscience and research.
  • Advanced Coursework: Engage in a curriculum that covers a wide spectrum of neuroscience topics, including neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, cognitive neuroscience, and neuroimaging techniques.
  • Research Opportunities: Participate in groundbreaking research projects and gain valuable insights into the latest advancements in neuroscience.
  • Practical Experience: Emphasis on practical applications through lab work, case studies, and internships, ensuring students are well-prepared for real-world challenges in neuroscience.

Available Programs

Master's Degree Program in Human Neuroscience (120 cr)

Students of the Master’s Degree Program in Human Neuroscience will learn noninvasive imaging methods to investigate brain activation and structure as well as behavioral methods to measure human cognition and performance.

  • Apply in January here
  • Content and structure here
  • Application instructions here

Minor in Neuroscience (25 cr)

Minor in neuroscience provides a solid introduction to the neural basis of human brain functions and to clinical neuroscience.

The 5-cr courses are offered every year:

  • Invitation to Neuroscience
  • Neurology for Neuroscientists
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Psychiatry

Course descriptions

For Admitted Students

General Information

Congratulations and Welcome to TBMC! It is time now to prepare for your move to Turku.

  • You can check what you should do next and all the information about housing, residence permits, scholarships, and orientation days here.
  • From a student perspective, read about what to do in the first few days in Turku here.
  • Learn about Föli buses in Turku and how to obtain a bus card here.

The 2024 tutors of the Master’s degree in Human Neuroscience are Eveliina Rajajärvi and Leonard Klar.


Recommended Electives

You can check the electives offered by TBMC through the study guide.

The following list contains examples of courses offered by other programs and suggested by TBMC’s staff and former students. You can choose from this list or other courses you are interested in and are not listed.

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience:

Translational and Clinical Neuroscience:

Computer Science:

Computational Neuroscience:

Other Subjects:


Student Experience

See student experience from the first cohort of students here.