15 days
650 EUR/full
650 EUR/full
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This Interpersonal Neuroscience program at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam aims to provide students with a) knowledge into the state-of-the-art in interpersonal neuroscience; b) basic research skills for designing, conducting, and analysing interpersonal neuroscience studies; and c) tools for developing real-world applications of interpersonal neuroscience. 


Knowledge Objectives 

  • In the Interpersonal Neuroscience program at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam  you will learn about the main theoretical perspectives of interpersonal neuroscience. This includes perspectives such as dynamical systems theory, embodied and situated cognition, and coregulation theory.  
  • Learning about the state-of-the-art research findings in interpersonal neuroscience. This includes brain-to-brain coupling, interpersonal physiological, interpersonal movement dynamics, and linguistic alignment.
  • Learning how to integrate insights from these theoretical perspectives and research findings.
  • Research Skills Objectives

Programme Structure

  • Prior to each lecture, each student will provide thought questions on the basis of the assigned readings for that lecture. The quality of these TQs will be rated by the instructors (20% of grade). Moreover, the lecturers will base their lectures in part on the TQs.
  • Each student will be asked to briefly present either their own research or an article on interpersonal neuroscience from a list provided by the instructors. This presentation will be graded by the instructors (20% of grade).

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 days

Start dates & application deadlines


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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's: at least enrolled in 1st year of Bachelor's studies 
  • Advanced Bachelor's: at least enrolled in 2nd year of Bachelor's studies 
  • Master's: at least enrolled in final year of Bachelor's studies - professionals need to have a Bachelor's diploma

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    650 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 EUR for the full programme during 15 days.
  • EU/EEA

    650 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 EUR for the full programme during 15 days.
  • €650 - €1150

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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