Connecting European Neuroscience

Slots in national courses in 2017

In partnership with IBRO-PERC, FENS has launched this initiative to support MSc and Ph.D. neuroscience students - European and non-European - to broaden their knowledge and acquire international experience by participating in short courses organised by the NENS schools.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipends of 750 EUR each are intended to cover travel and accommodation costs for master and Ph.D. students (European and non-European) interested in attending short courses outside the country where they are studying or residing.  


FENS and IBRO-PERC stipends available in 2017 for the following courses:


            - Start your application. Registration deadline: 10 March 2017.


  • Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School - TENSS* (Pike Lake, Romania, 1-19 June 2017): International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme, Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Lisbon, Portugal. * The amount for each of the IBRO-PERC stipends to attend TENSS is of 500 EUR, while the registration fee is fully waived for the 4 selected awardees.

            - Start your application. Registration deadline: 5 March 2017.


            - Start your application. Registration deadline: 15 April 2017.


Psychopharmacology: from laboratory to clinic (University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 7-11 October 2017): The European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

            - Registration opens on 1 March 2017.


  • - In vivo Phenotyping of Mutant Rodents: Integrating Neural Activity, Neurochemistry, Heart Rate and Behaviour (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 28 August - 1 September 2017): ONWAR, Graduate Schools of Neurosciences, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  •             - Further information will be available soon.
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What they say about the Slots in National courses

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    For enquiries, please contact the NENS Office:
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Learning, Memory and Synaptic Plasticity

23-26 April 2017, Rungstedgaard, North of Copenhagen, Denmark

Early registration deadline: 23 January 2017.

Start your application.



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ENCODS 2017: Registration is now open

Are you a PhD student in neuroscience? Register now for the ENCODS 2017 conference - European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students.

4-6 May 2017 - Benidorm, Alicante (Spain)

Application deadline: 15 February 2017. 


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NENS exchange grants available

The NENS exchange grants are intended for master and PhD students registered within NENS member schools or programmes. Applicants are expected to spend a period of one to three months at a NENS member school of their choice in a different European country for the purpose of methodological training. Application deadlines: 15 April and 15 October.