Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology – University of Copenhagen

Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology

now we are Center for Neuroscience!
Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology has changed its name to Center for Neuroscience. The new center is a merger of neuroscientific expertise from all areas of the Faculty.


The Department is engaged in research and education in the development, structure, function and diseases of the nervous system. A second main focus is research and education in drug develop- ment, and the basis of drug actions.

» Research fields

Research dissemination

Scientific results are communicated in international journals, and in the media. Our researchers also put new important external findings into perspective.

» Research news


Our researchers carry out research-based, clinically relevant undergraduate teaching and supervision at a number of study programs within the field of neuroscience and pharmacology.

» Study programs and courses

Vacant student projects

The Department's research groups are continually looking for students to carry out their bachelor, master thesis project, or other projects within the group.

» Vacant student projects