IGSN Graduates 2018 Neuronexxt - Career platform for female neuroscientists Painting Competition 2022 DAAD Scholarships / IGSN PhD Programme Application DAAD Online Application RUB-CSC Application

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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Online application

Both the application for DAAD scholarships and the application for RUB-CSC scholarships in 2023 are now open.

Click here for the DAAD online application, or here for further information about the DAAD application process.

Click here for the RUB-CSC online application, or here for further information about the RUB-CSC application process.

Painting Competition 2022

Heute, Morgen, Übermorgen

IGSN/SFB 874 Malwettbewerb 2022 für die Bochumer Grundschulen.
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IGSN/SFB 874 painting competition 2022 for Bochum primary schools.
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IGSN/SFB 874 Conference

The IGSN / SFB 874 Conference Sensory Encoding and the Emergence of Memory took place on April 26th and 27th, 2022. Click here for a report.

Sensory Encoding and the Emergence of Memory


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


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