IGSN Graduates 2018 Neuronexxt - Career platform for female neuroscientists Painting Competition 2022 IGSN / RDN Conference: Characterization and Rescue of Neuronal Dysfunction

International Graduate School of Neuroscience

The International Graduate School of Neuroscience (IGSN) offers an english language PhD programme in all aspects of neuroscience from the molecular level to higher cognitive functions.

The IGSN was founded in October 2001 as an initiative of the Northrhine-Westfalian government to provide a forum for PhD candidates with superior academic track records. The IGSN offers an international network of renowned scientists, world leading supervisors and provides an excellent scientific environment.

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The IGSN provides PhD-students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary research training programme in basic, cognitive, clinical, and computational neuroscience. A key goal of IGSN is to give PhD students the opportunity to conduct high level research in a nurturing educational environment, that equips them to work in a multidisciplinary manner in the neuroscience field.

A fast-track international PhD in Neuroscience (completed within 3 years) together with additional training in management and complementary skills is aimed to produce a new generation of young neuroscientists that can compete at the highest level, both professionally and internationally.

IGSN Calendar

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IGSN/RDN Conference

The IGSN / RDN Conference Characterization and Rescue of Neuronal Dysfunction will take place on April 25th and 26th, 2023. For more information click here.

Characterization and Rescue of Neuronal Dysfunction

Online application

The online application for DAAD Scholarships in 2023 has now closed.

Thank you very much to everybody that applied.

Painting Competition 2022

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Bitte klicken Sie hier, um die Gewinnerbilder unseres IGSN-Malwettbewerbs 2022 zu sehen.

Please click here for the winning entries to our IGSN painting competition 2022.


Career platform for female neuroscientists launched at the RUB. Click her for pictures and a report.


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