Connecting European Neuroscience

Slots in NENS courses

In partnership with IBRO-PERC, FENS has launched this initiative to support MSc and PhD 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 PhD students (European and non-European) interested in attending short courses outside the country where they are studying or residing. 


NENS school courses selected to be awarded in 2020:

- Developmental Neurobiology Course (3-14 February 2020, Madrid, Spain), UAM Master's Degree in Neuroscience, Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain.

  • The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Developmental Neurobiology course are:
  •               - Ema Bokulic (Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, Croatia);
  •               - Arianna De Rosa (University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy);
  •               - Elisa Guma (McGill University, Canada);
  •               - Beatriz Thomasi (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil).

- Winter School "Ethics and Neuroscience" 2020 (17-21 February 2020, Berlin, International Master Program Computational Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany. Application closed on 20 January 2020. The stipend awardees will be announced soon.

- Imaging the behaving brain with miniscopes - a practical hands-on training (4-8 May 2020, Braga, Portugal), Master in Health Sciences and PhD in Health Sciences, University of Minho, Portugal;

                      - Start your application                Application deadline: 6 March 2020

- Summer Course on Fear, Anxiety, Obsessions & Trauma (28 June-3 July 2020, Florence, Italy), International Master in Affective Neuroscience, Maastricht University, the Netherlands;

                     - Start your application                Application deadline: 15 April 2020



- VII International school for young scientists "Active and passive methods of brain research" (21-25 May 2020, Moscow, Russia), Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition, Moscow, Russia;

                       Further information will be available shortly.

- International Interdisciplinary Computational Cognitive Science Summer School - IICCSSS (12-16 October 2020, Osnabrück, Germany), IMPRS for Neural Circuits, Frankfurt, Germany.

                         Further information will be available shortly.


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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 2020