Professional Master in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences


The objective is to provide a deeper Knowledge in cognitive and behavioural neurosciences and to promote in training in novo-applications and techniques in neurobiology. It is a endeavour to integrate graduates in a new field market both the public and private sectors.

Acquired Skills

Mechanisms of brain plasticity Neurophysiology of behaviour Neuropharmacology Physiopathology and behavioural and cognitive neuropsychology Therapeutic modalities of cognitive and behavioral disorders Technical exploration and investigation of the brain functions Methods and techniques of research Epidemiology Law and ethics

Admission Conditions

Recruitment: Applications are reviewed by an admission committee. The best candidates are selected after interview

Required Level: M1 Animal Biology

Pre-requisites: General physiology, neurophysiology and endocrinology, advanced neurophysiology

Capacity: 10- 12 students

Further Studies / Career Opportunities

Graduates will have vast job opportunities in :

  • Pedagogic field
  • Hospitals and specialized centers in the care of various behavioural disorders were they will form the link between the medical staff, psychologists and sociologists
  • National or private development programs in health care, prevention and surveillance : ministries, NGOs..
  • Pharmaceutical companies : research and development.

Selected Teachers in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences

Frederic Faouzi Harb

Assistant professor
Life & Earth Sciences department

Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences M2 Courses


  • M1 Biology

General Infos

  • Diploma Level: BAC+5
  • Studies Duration: 1 year
  • Type: Professional
  • Teaching Language: French
  • Total Credits Number: 60
  • Location: Pierre Gemayel University campus - Fanar
  • Supervisor: Rita Chekrallah Nabout
  • Email: ritanabo(at)ul.edu.lb

Selected Projects

  • Comportement des adolescents et de leur famille face au traitement et au suivi médical dans la sclérose tubéreuse de Bourneville (2013-2014)
  • The Early Maladaptive Schemas in Opiate Addicted Patients (2013-2014)
  • Neurological soft signs in Schizophrenia (2013-2014)
  • Comparison between the profile of intravenous and intranasal heroin users according to demographics (2013-2014)
  • Anxiety among patients undergoing treatment for alcohol and substance abuse. (2013-2014)
  • La consommation de cannabis chez les patients traités pour la dépendance à l'héroïne (2013-2014)
  • Somatic delusions in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. (2015-2016)

Selected Courses