Master’s programs

English-taught Master's

Radboudumc collaborates with Radboud University to offer the following English-taught Master’s programs.

Dutch-taught Master's

There are also two Dutch-taught Master's connected to Radboudumc. The information on these Master's programs is in Dutch.

To participate in these programs you have to enroll at Radboud University. Per Master’s there are grants and funds available. More information on this can be found on the university’s website.


Master’s programs

Radboudumc collaborates with Radboud University to offer three English-taught Master’s programs.

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About academic and scientific training at Radboudumc

Do you want your research to have a significant impact on healthcare? Patients and their quality of life are of utmost importance to us and all of our efforts are focused on improvement and innovation.

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About academic and scientific training at Radboudumc

Why do research at the Radboudumc?

  • A combination of life sciences, health sciences and clinical practice, with an impressive infrastructure comprising of three research institutes and cutting edge technology centers.
  • An environment focused on cross-disciplinary research divided into research themes where the main aim is to achieve relevant translations to care and cure solutions and so have a significant impact on healthcare.
  • Researchers at all levels are given a tailored-made program that includes individual coaching.
  • Plenty of opportunities to further develop your professional competencies by means of talent management programs as well as extra courses in a variety of disciplines.
  • A joint campus with Radboud University, strengthening its position as a research and learning facility.
  • PhD and postdoc salaries are higher compared to many other European countries and the USA
  • Support in finding accommodation and requesting work and resident permits.
  • Advantageous terms and conditions of employment

Why live in Nijmegen?

  • An internationally orientated city with international airports nearby.
  • Ideally centered with cities as Amsterdam, Brussels and Dusseldorf just a few hours’ drive away.
  • Scenic surrounding with the city located beside the river Waal en surrounded by a diverse landscape. 
  • The oldest city of the Netherlands with many social and cultural activities.
  • Excellent public transport and safe bike paths.
  • Holds international sports events such as the International Four Days Marches, the Zevenheuvelen Run, Marieken Run.  

 Why work in the Netherlands?

  • Dutch scientific research is rated disproportionately high internationally.
  • Most people can speak good English, making it easier to communicate.
  • Reduction in tax for immigrants with specialized knowledge. Subject to conditions, candidates can apply for ‘Expatriate status’, sometimes known as ‘the 30% rule’ where the first 30% of your gross income is tax-free.
  • Subject to conditions, 40% tax reduction on mortgage interest rates when buying a house. 
  • In nearly all situations, the partner is also allowed to work in the Netherlands.

Master's programs


Biomedical Sciences

Getting a thorough understanding of the molecular, individual and population aspects of human health and disease and specializing in a biomedical science of your choice.

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Cognitive Neuroscience

Studying the cognitive and neural basis for diverse brain functions such as perception, action, language, attention and memory.

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Molecular Mechanisms of Disease

Understanding the molecular basis of disease.

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International Office for (prospective) students

We support student mobility by advising and helping current students to fulfil their ambitions to perform part of their study abroad. We also stimulate the participation of incoming international students.

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Vacancies and internships

Looking for an academic and scientific internship or other job? Find out how you can best find a position.

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