FENS opportunities in higher education and training

Have a look at this year’s high-level events organised by FENS in cooperation with renowned international partners!

CAJAL hands-on Training Courses

The CAJAL Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme is a FENS and IBRO initiative, with Bordeaux Neurocampus and the Champalimaud Foundation as venue partners. The CAJAL courses offer hands-on training to a group of twenty international students.

The call for applications has now been launched for the first two courses (four courses are included in the 2015 programme).

  • Behaviour and Neural Systems, 12 July-1 August 2015, in Champalimaud, Portugal
    Deadline: 13 March 2015 Start your application here
  • Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience, 9-29 August 2015, in Champalimaud, Portugal
    Deadline: 15 March 2015 Start your application here
  • Bio-Neuroinformatics for the Neuroscientist, 21 September-2 October, in Bordeaux, France
  • Advanced Techniques for Synapse Biology, 10-31 October 2015, in Bordeaux, France

The Brain Conferences

Organised by FENS in partnership with The Brain Prize, The Brain Conferences bring together outstanding researchers in key areas of contemporary neuroscience.

  • Bridging Neural Mechanisms and Cognition, 19 – 22 April 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark
    Deadline: 16 February 2015 Start your application here
  • The Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythm, 11-14 October 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark
    Call for applications open in May 2015

FENS Neuroscience Schools
Two first-rate annual neuroscience schools are implemented in collaboration with longstanding partners: the FENS Summer School in cooperation with the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) and the FENS Winter School in collaboration with the Hertie Foundation.

Neurobiology of language and communication, 4-10 January 2016 in Obergurgl, Austria
Call for applications open 15 April 2015

FENS supports young researchers and students with a wide range of other opportunities:

Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS)

The NENS exchange grants provide you with the opportunity to spend from one to three month in another European laboratory and gain methodological and practical experience. FENS and IBRO-PERC stipends are also available for international masters and PhD students to attend short courses outside the country where they are studying.

Young Researchers Exchange Programme (YREP)

The Australasian Neuroscience Society (ANS), The Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS) and FENS support travel and accommodation costs associated with participation in training courses or exchange training stays of young from Europe and Australasia or Japan.

More than 1,500 job posts in a wide range of neuroscience fields are waiting for you. Find out more on FENS Job Market page!

As the number of participants to these events is limited and the application deadlines are getting closer, visit FENS website and submit your applications!