Modeling of Cognitive Processes
Teaching

Modules

Models of Higher Brain Functions

Courses

Coursehours/weekECTS
Cognitive Neuroscience (external)22
Theoretical Lecture22
Analytical Tutorial24
Programming Tutorial24

The courses (theoretical lecture + tutorials) next will be offered in the winter term 2023/24. Starting with the summer term 2024, courses will be offered each summer term.

This module is compulsory for students enrolled in the Master program Computational Neuroscience. Module components are compulsory elective or elective for students of other Master and Diploma programs of Berlin’s universities, who wish to specialize in the Cognitive Neurosciences. The number of participants is limited 30. The module can be taken in different variants, with 6, 9 and 12 ECTS, respectively, by participating in different components. The course language is English.

Important: The 12 ECTS requires a participation in the Cognitive Neuroscience component, which takes place yearly in the winter term. 

For more info, check out the website of the BCCN Berlin. For the enrolment key, please contact the BCCN teaching coordinator at graduateprograms@bccn-berlin.de.

 

Theoretische Grundlagen der Informatik

Veranstaltunghours/weekECTS
Lecture with tutorial46

The module „Theoretische Grundlagen der Informatik” is offered in both summer and winter term and has no limit in the number of participants. All students can register for the exams provided they have met the homework criterion in any semester.

This module is targeted at bachelor students and researchers in "Wirtschaftsinformatik" and "Technische Informatik". The course language is German. Further information can be found on the course page on ISIS.

Current Topics in Computational Neuroscience

Coursehours/weekECTS
Seminar23

Offered in both summer and winter term.

This module is targeted at master students and researchers in the field of computational neuroscience. Mathematical skills and a basic familiarity with neuroscientific concepts are an advantage. The course language is English.

Programming Course and Project

Coursehours/weekECTS
Programming Course and Project46

This module will be offered again in the winter term of 2023/24.

The module is compulsory for students enrolled in the master program Computational Neuroscience. Basic programming skills in Python, or basic experience in another programming language and a willingness to quickly learn Python are an advantage. The maximum number of participants is 20 and the course is held in English. Further information can be found on the website of the BCCN Berlin and in the module description.

Registration is handled by the teaching coordinator of the BCCN under graduateprograms@bccn-berlin.de.

Programming Project in Python

Coursehours/weekECTS
Programming Project Python46

This module will next be offered in the winter term of 2024/25.

It is part of the programming courses of faculty IV, which are compulsory for Bachelor students in Computer Science and Business Informatics. Thus, spots are preferably given to students from those programs. There is a central registration procedure for all programming courses. Up until at least the winter term of 2022/23, this was done via ISIS. However, that might be subject to change in the future. The maximum number of participants is 16, and the course language is English.

Further information can be found on the course's ISIS page and in the module description.

Theses & Projects

Current offers for projects and thesis topics see the TU thesis platform.