Tuition fees for the MSc Neurosciences program are covered by the German government. However, students are required to pay
- Social service contribution ("Sozialbeitrag") of about 250 € per semester to the university (semester fee). This payment is compulsory for enrollment and goes to support student activities and provides free public transport within North Rhine Westfalia.
Students also have to take into account some money for study materials.
Living costs (including accommodation in a student dormitory and health insurance) in Bonn range from about 500 to 600 Euros per month per person.
See Student Information for more.
German health insurance is obligatory for all students who are not citizens of the European Union. A special student rate is currently available for about 60 Euros a month to all students under 30 years of age. For more information visit www.students-insurance.eu. This insurance covers the costs of most medical treatments (including dental care) in Germany.
The MSc program and the University of Bonn do not offer any formal scholarships. For information on funding from German sources please contact the DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service. There is also a scholarship database available where you can get an overview of the various types of funding offered by the DAAD or of the programmes offered by other funding organisations for a study stay in Germany.