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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 NEWS

Online application

The online application for PhD projects beginning in 2017 is now open.

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Expand your Brain

Get to know the IGSN at our info-events for MSc students! February 2nd and 7th, 15:00

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Graduation Day 2016

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Painting Competition 2016

Superheldinnen und -Helden der Sinne

Bitte klicken Sie hier, um die Gewinnerbilder unseres IGSN-Malwettbewerbs 2016 zu sehen.

Please click here for the winning entries to our IGSN painting competition 2016.

SFB874/IGSN Conference

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