Connecting European Neuroscience

About FENS

FENS, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, is the voice of European neuroscience, representing more than 20,000 European neuroscientists.

Founded in 1998 at the first Forum of European Neuroscience, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) is the main organisation for neuroscience in Europe. FENS currently represents 44 European national and single discipline neuroscience societies with more than 20,000 member scientists from 33 European countries.

FENS promotes neuroscience research to policy-makers, funding bodies and the general public, both regionally and internationally. Hence, FENS promotes excellence in neuroscience research and facilitates the exchange and networking between neuroscientists within the European Research Area and beyond.

FENS activities include five broad areas:

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COVID-19 update

Following the COVID-19 advice of the Belgian government, the FENS team is working from home until further notice.
To contact us, please send us an email as we may not always be reachable through the office phone.

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FENS Forum

The FENS Forum of Neuroscience is the largest international neuroscience meeting in Europe, involving all neuroscience societies members of FENS, and held biannually on every even year. 

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FENS Forum 2020 will be held entirely virtually - accessible from all over the world! For further information, please visit the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum website.

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FENS News Alert

Sign up to the FENS News Alert to learn about upcoming grants, training opportunities and meetings!

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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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