The interdisciplinary university course "Neurocognition and Social Competence" is aimed at therapists, health care and nursing staff, physicians, psychologists, social workers as well as interested persons from related professions in health care, education or social work who want to acquire sound knowledge about neurocognitive disorders, the behavioral problems caused by them and therapeutic interventions.

The innovative university course imparts knowledge of diagnostic methods, therapeutic interventions and behavior-modifying strategies based on recent neurobiological and neurophysiological facts.

In a scientifically based approach, the most diverse facets of social competence and their deviation due to neurocognitive disorders are taught. Among other things, individual interactions in the context of the immediate and broader social environment that are altered by cognitive disorders are also treated.

The course participants acquire knowledge about the scientific basis of treatment strategies for neurocognitive dysfunctions and social behavior disorders of different etiology and genesis and can integrate their acquired knowledge directly into their everyday professional life.

Target group

Therapists, health care and nursing staff, physicians, psychologists, social workers as well as interested persons from related professions in the field of health care, education or social work.

Interested persons with professional experience in the therapeutic, medical, nursing, social and pedagogical field of work.

Course option
Certified Program
Expert Program
Master of Science in Neurokognition und sozialer Kompetenz
Admission requirements
Study according to regulations
Study according to regulations
Study according to regulations
Duration
2 Semester, part time
5 Semester, part time
5 Semester, part time
ETCS-Points
17
63
90
Course fee
EUR 3.800,--
EUR 7.300,--
EUR 8.500,--
Presence phases
Mo-Sa
Mo-Sa
Mo-Sa
Start
Winter semester 2021/22, 18 October 2021
Winter semester 2021/22, 18 October 2021
Winter semester 2021/22, 18 October 2021
Language
German
German
German
Study location
Danube University Krems
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems
Austria
Organizer
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