NENS Programme Directory

NENS currently represents over 200 graduate neuroscience schools and programmes across 27 European countries. Explore the NENS Directory and discover the landscape of European neuroscience graduate education.
Explore the NENS Programme Directory map below to find a neuroscience graduate programme.

Name Location Degrees Domain Subdomains Participating in the NENS Exchange Grants initiative
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, Cerdanyola del Valles, 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 – 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 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 Av. Blasco Ibáñez 13, Valencia, 46010 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
PhD Program in Neuroscience – Croatia Zagreb, Croatia PhD Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurogenesis and Development Development of neural systems, Glia-neuron interactions, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Molecular signals and their receptors, Neurotransmitters and their receptors, Psychiatric disorders Yes
PhD Program in Neuroscience – Milan Milan, Italy PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Internal States and Homeostasis, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Intervention methods, Learning and memory, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Neural circuit mechanisms, Neuro-oncology, Neuroimmunology, Pharmacology, Regulation of food intake, nutrient and liquid homeostasis and body weight Yes
PhD Program in Neuroscience – Warsaw Warsaw, Poland PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Internal States and Homeostasis, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Brain vasculature, CNS autoimmune diseases, Intervention methods, Learning and memory, Neuro-oncology, Neuroimmunology, Pharmacology Yes
PhD program in Neuroscience and Clinical Psychology Santiago de Compostela, Spain PhD Internal States and Homeostasis, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging, Neurogenesis and Development Environmental factors, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Molecular signals and their receptors, Neuroendocrine, Neuronal control of organ function, Psychiatric disorders Yes
PhD Program in Neuroscience, Psychological and Psychiatric Sciences, and Movement Sciences Verona, Italy PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Motor Systems Attention and Perception, Motor control, Motor neuron diseases, Psychiatric disorders, Social cognition and behavior, Vision Yes
PhD Program Neuroscience – Vienna Vienna, Austria PhD Circuit Dynamics and Oscillations, Cognition and Neural Network CNS autoimmune diseases, Epilepsy, Intervention methods, Learning and memory, Neural circuit mechanisms, Neural circuit motifs, Oscillations, Pharmacology Yes
PhD Program: Molecular Cell Biology and Oncology Innsbruck, Austria PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Neurons and Glia: Intrinsic Properties, Cell Biology and Cell Types Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Cell excitability, Intervention methods, Intracellular dynamics, Learning and memory, Neural circuit mechanisms, Neuro-oncology, Pharmacology, Therapeutic strategies Yes
PhD Programme in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine (PDBEB) Coimbra, Portugal PhD Cognition and Neural Network, Internal States and Homeostasis, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Cognitive development and aging, Ischemia, Learning and memory, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Metabolism, Molecular and cellular mechanisms, Neural circuit mechanisms, Neuroendocrine, Social cognition and behavior Yes
PhD Programme in Neuroscience Torino, Italy PhD Internal States and Homeostasis, Neurogenesis and Development Development of neural systems, Motor neuron diseases, Neuro-oncology, Neuroendocrine, Synaptogenesis and activity-dependent development Yes
PhD programme in neuroscience and neuropharmacology Krakow, Poland PhD Internal States and Homeostasis, Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Pathological Aging Intervention methods, Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Motivation and emotion, Neuroendocrine, Pharmacology, Psychiatric disorders, Social cognition and behavior, Stress and the brain Yes