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 44 European neuroscience societies with 20,000 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:


FENS associate member benefits

As of 1st January 2019, members of associate member societies* will no longer be eligible to register at reduced member rates for FENS-organised scientific meetings and training activities. The possibility to apply for grants and stipends as well as privileged access to the European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN) will however remain. 

If you are a member of an associate society and you have further questions concerning your member benefits, please do not hesitate to contact the FENS office

*Armenian Neuroscience Society, Russian Neuroscience Society, European Confederation of Neuropathological Societies (Euro-CNS), European Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society (EMCCS) and Federation of European Physiological Societies (FEPS).

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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?