Connecting European Neuroscience

Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS)

The Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS) was founded in 2003 and represents over 160 graduate schools and programmes across approximately 30 European countries that offer MSc, PhD and MD-PhD degrees in neuroscience.

NENS possesses the most comprehensive online source of information on neuroscience graduate education, schools and programmes in Europe, displayed by the NENS Programme Directory











For further information and enquiries, please contact the NENS Office:

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NENS exchange grants available

The NENS exchange grants of up to 3.000 EUR are meant for MSc 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 deadline: 15 April 2019


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CHET Committee

The Committee of Higher Education and Training (CHET) was created in July 2014 from the merge of two previous committees: NENS and Schools committees.


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Dynamics of the brain:temporal aspects of computation

9-13 June 2019, Rungstedgaard, Denmark

Co-chairs: Ila Fiete (MIT, USA) & Gilles Laurent (MPI Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany)

Extended deadline: 29 March 2019



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