Connecting European Neuroscience

FENS Members

FENS provides its members with a full package of services to facilitate the exchange of information and enhance networking activities among neuroscientists at the European level and beyond.

How to become a Member

FENS currently represents 43 European neuroscience societies with 24.000 member scientists from 33 European countries.

Any neuroscience society in Europe can apply to become a FENS Member and benefit from its services. Contact FENS Office ( to start the application procedure. 

Are you not yet a member of your national society? Then, please click the 'join FENS' button at the top of this page, enter your details and an application will be sent to your preferred Society and therefore also to FENS.



What are the benefits of FENS membership?

The many advantages of FENS’ membership include:

- Reduced-rate registration at the FENS Forum, FRM and The Brain Conferences

- Free abstract slot submission at SfN annual meetings

- Travel grants and stipends for attending the FENS Forum, FRM, The Brain Conferences, FENS summer and winter schools, the SfN Meetings and the IBRO World Congresses

- Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS) Exchange grants for training stays

- Stipends for the Young Researchers Exchange Programme (YREP) Training activities in Japan and Australasia

- Financial support for NENS members to attend NENS national courses or programmes

- Attractive discounts on subscriptions to several top neuroscience journals 

- Free online access to EJN, and a special discount rate for subscription to the print edition

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European Journal of Neuroscience

EJN is the journal of FENS. EJN publishes original articles and reviews from all over the world, in all areas of neuroscience.


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Website and member access

How to login to the FENS website as a FENS member?