In Europe, Neuroscience education at the graduate level is characterized by its broad spectrum of specialized areas as well as by a rich diversity of research fields. NENS possesses the most comprehensive online source of information on neuroscience graduate education, schools and programmes in Europe, displayed by its programme directory. With over 180 members schools and programmes, representing more than 6,000 neuroscience graduate students and ca. 2,500 teachers and senior researchers, NENS offers a powerful voice and lobby at the European level. NENS provides stipends and travel grants for Master, PhD students and postdocs through a number of initiatives.