NENS Programme Directory

NENS currently represents over 200 graduate neuroscience schools and programmes across 28 European countries. Explore the NENS Directory and discover the landscape of European neuroscience graduate education.
Search the NENS Programme Directory to find a neuroscience graduate programme.

Name Location Degrees Domain Subdomains Participating in the NENS Exchange Grants initiative
Neurocognitive Psychology Oldenburg, Germany MSc Cognition and Neural Network, Emotion and Behaviour, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders, Sensory Systems Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Attention and Perception, Auditory system, Brain Trauma, Brain-machine interface, Cognitive development and aging, Cognitive function, Data analysis and software tools, EEG, Electrical stimulation, fMRI and PET, Human studies, Imaging methods, Learning and memory, Massive data acquisition and data analysis, Oscillations, Sensorimotor control, Sex differences, TMS and tDCS Yes
NeuroSchool, Marseille graduate school in neuroscience Marseille, France PhD Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurogenesis and Development Computational clinical neuroscience, Data analysis and software tools, Development of neural systems, Developmental disorders, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Neural Network Models, Synaptogenesis and activity-dependent development Yes
NeuroSchool, Marseille graduate school in neuroscience Marseille, France MSc Cognition and Neural Network, Excitability and Plasticity, Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Motor Systems, Neurogenesis and Development, Other Brain Diseases, Sensory Systems, Synaptic Integration, Excitability and Plasticity Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Animal models, Attention and Perception, Brain connectivity, Cellular signalling, Cognitive function, Data analysis and software tools, Decision making and reasoning, Development of neural systems, EEG, Electrophysiology, fMRI and PET, History of neuroscience, Human studies, Imaging methods, LTP/LTD: mechanisms, physiology and behaviour, Memory modulation, consolidation, and reconsolidation, Molecular and cellular mechanisms, Neuroendocrine, Neuroimmunology, Parkinson's disease, Pharmacology, Sensorimotor control, Tactile/somatosensory system, Vestibular system, Visual cognition Yes
Neuroscience – Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus MSc, PhD Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types CNS autoimmune diseases, Developmental disorders, Epigenetic mechanisms, Gene expression and regulation, Gene therapy, Intervention methods, Molecular and genetic techniques Yes
Neuroscience Doctoral Program Ankara, Turkey PhD Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Motor Systems, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Learning and memory, Motor control, Pain, Psychiatric disorders, Social cognition and behavior, Therapeutic strategies Yes
Neuroscience Network Basel Basel, Switzerland PhD Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Motor Systems, Neurogenesis and Development Development of neural systems, Learning and memory, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Neural circuit mechanisms, Neurogenesis and gliogenesis, Psychiatric disorders, Social cognition and behavior Yes
Neuroscience PhD Program Innsbruck Innsbruck, Austria PhD, MD-PhD Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders Addiction and drugs of abuse, Anxiety and Fear-based Disorders, Axon growth and guidance, Development of neural systems, Electrophysiology, Epilepsy, Gene therapy, Intervention methods, Ion channels, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Microglia, Mitochondria, Neuroimmunology, Pain, Synaptic transmission Yes
Neuroscience PhD Programme Brno, Czech Rep PhD Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders Electrophysiology, Epilepsy, Imaging methods, Intervention methods, Pharmacology, Psychiatric disorders, Social cognition and behavior Yes
Neurosciences – Ankara Ankara, Turkey PhD, MD-PhD Internal States and Homeostasis, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Brain vasculature, Electrophysiology, Imaging methods, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Neuroimmunology, Psychiatric disorders Yes
Neurosciences – Belgrade Belgrade, Serbia PhD, MD-PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Motor Systems Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Cognitive development and aging, Cognitive function, Intervention methods, Motor control, Pharmacology, Social cognition and behavior, Tactile/somatosensory system, Therapeutic strategies Yes
Neurosciences – Salamanca Salamanca, Spain PhD Neurogenesis and Development, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders, Sensory Systems Auditory system, Ischemia, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Molecular and cellular mechanisms, Molecular signals and their receptors, Neurogenesis and gliogenesis, Vision Yes
Neurosensory Science and Systems Oldenburg, Germany PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types, Sensory Systems Association cortex, Gene expression and regulation, Intracellular dynamics, Learning and memory, Multisensory integration, Navigation and spatial memory, Neural circuit mechanisms Yes
NeuroTime Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Strasbourg, France PhD Circuit Dynamics and Oscillations, Internal States and Homeostasis, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Biological rhythms and sleep, Ischemia, Metabolism, Molecular and cellular mechanisms, Neural circuit motifs, Psychiatric disorders, Synchronization Yes
Norwegian Research School in Neuroscience Trondheim, Norway PhD, MD-PhD Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience, Motor Systems, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Brain connectivity, Computational clinical neuroscience, Data analysis and software tools, Motor control, Multisensory integration, Trauma Yes
Official Master in Neurosciences Barcelona, Spain MSc, PhD Internal States and Homeostasis Glia-neuron interactions, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Motor neuron diseases, Neuroimmunology, Neuronal control of organ function, Synaptic plasticity Yes
PhD in Biomedical Sciences Pavia, Italy PhD, MD-PhD Motor Systems, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types Brain-machine interface, CNS autoimmune diseases, Gene expression and regulation, Intracellular dynamics, Motor control Yes
PhD in Integrative Neuroscience (4 years) Cardiff, United Kingdom PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types Developmental disorders, Gene expression and regulation, Intervention methods, Intracellular dynamics, Learning and memory, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Pharmacology Yes
PhD in Neurobiology Trieste, Italy PhD Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types, Sensory Systems Brain connectivity, Cell excitability, Chemical senses, Computational clinical neuroscience, Data analysis and software tools, Ion channels, Olfaction, Tactile/somatosensory system Yes
PhD in Neuroscience Torino, Italy PhD Cell Biology and Cell Types, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types, Other Brain Diseases, Synaptic Integration, Excitability and Plasticity Animal behaviour, Astrocyte-neuron interactions, Ataxias, Cell excitability, Cell lineage and cell fate specification, Demyelinating, Developmental disorders, Early neuronal activity, Electrophysiology, Epilepsy, GABA/Inhibitory transmitters, Glia-neuron interactions Yes
PhD in Neuroscience Naples, Italy PhD Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurogenesis and Development, Other Brain Diseases, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders, Synaptic Integration, Excitability and Plasticity Action potentials, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Animal models, Astrocyte-neuron interactions, Blood brain barrier, Brain metabolism and neural and synaptic function, Dendrite growth and branching, Developmental disorders, Epilepsy, Inflammation, neuroprotection and tolerance, Ion channels, Ischemia, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Microbiome and brain function, Microglia-neuron interactions, Mitochondria, Oligodendrocyte-neuron interactions, Potassium channels, Sodium channels, Tau and other pathological proteins Yes
PhD in Neuroscience Cagliari, Italy PhD Excitability and Plasticity, Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Other Brain Diseases, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders Addiction and drugs of abuse, Affective disorders, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Animal behaviour, Animal models, Anxiety and Fear-based Disorders, Appetive and incentive learning and memory, Basal ganglia, Cognitive function, Cytokines, Developmental disorders, Electrophysiology, Endocannabinoids, Feeding, drinking, foraging and other behaviours, Gene expression and regulation, Glia-neuron interactions, Human studies, Inflammation, neuroprotection and tolerance, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Microglia, Motivation and emotion, Opiates, Pain, Parkinson's disease, Pharmacology, Psychiatric disorders, Reward and reinforcement, Synaptic plasticity Yes
PhD in Neuroscience – Bochum Bochum, Germany PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Glia-neuron interactions, Learning and memory, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Neural circuit mechanisms, Psychiatric disorders, Synaptic plasticity Yes
PhD in Neuroscience – Madrid Madrid, Spain PhD Motor Systems, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Cell excitability, Ischemia, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Molecular and cellular mechanisms, Motor control, Synaptic transmission, Tactile/somatosensory system No
PhD in Neuroscience – UCC Cork, Ireland MSc, PhD, MD-PhD Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders, Sensory Systems Learning and memory, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Microbiome and brain function, Neuroendocrine, Regulation of food intake, nutrient and liquid homeostasis and body weight, Stress and the brain Yes
PhD in Neuroscience / Psychology / Psycholinguistics / Clinical Language Sciences Reading, UK PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders Anxiety and Fear-based Disorders, Autism spectrum, Feeding, drinking, foraging and other behaviours, Language and communication, Psychiatric disorders, Social cognition and behavior No
PhD in Psychology Cambridge, United Kingdom PhD Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders, Sensory Systems Developmental disorders, Motivation and emotion, Multisensory integration, Psychiatric disorders, Social cognition and behavior, Tactile/somatosensory system Yes
PhD Neuroscience – Lisbon Lisbon, Portugal PhD Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurogenesis and Development Decision making and reasoning Yes
PhD program Clinical and Experimental Neuroscience Utrecht, The Netherlands PhD Neurogenesis and Development, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types Developmental disorders, Environmental factors, Gene expression and regulation, Intracellular dynamics, Ischemia, Molecular and cellular mechanisms, Psychiatric disorders, Signal transduction pathways Yes
PhD Program in Neurocience València, Spain PhD Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Neurogenesis and Development, Synaptic Integration, Excitability and Plasticity Animal studies, Electrophysiology, Learning and memory, Neurogenesis and gliogenesis, Synaptic plasticity Yes
PhD Program in Neuroscience – Alicante San Juan de Alicante, Spain PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Neurogenesis and Development Learning and memory, Neural circuit mechanisms, Neurogenesis and gliogenesis, Neurotransmitters and their receptors, Synaptic plasticity Yes