Neurosciences in Berlin – International PhD Fellowships

Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin

The Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin (ECN) invites applications for its PhD program starting in Fall 2017.

The ECN was initiated by the joint research networks listed below to harmonize existing training programs in the neurosciences in Berlin, with the goal of strengthening an already strong research landscape and consolidating a PhD education equal to the highest international standards.

Member institutions are:

  • The Berlin School of Mind and Brain
  • The Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin
  • The Center for Stroke Research Berlin
  • The Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure 

The ECN member institutions promote cutting-edge neuroscientific research across a wide range of different disciplines and approaches. The ECN provides the umbrella structure that specifically fosters interdisciplinary, collaborative research by facilitating cooperation between these institutions, and by promoting interaction on all levels. 

With around 100 internationally recognized research groups, the ECN offers outstanding interdisciplinary training and research opportunities for national and international scientists, with research spanning from synapse to behavior, molecule to disease, and brain to mind. 

How to apply: Visit

Closing date for applications is January 15, 2017; the final interview will take place in March 2017. 

The ECN is an inter-institutional research network funded by Einstein Foundation Berlin and jointly supported by the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Freie Universität Berlin, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Technische Universität Berlin, as well as the non-university partners Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine and Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie.

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