Doctoral Program

The International Doctoral Program at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin is an interdisciplinary research program. Neuroscience is one of the most intensively developing and important sciences of the 21st century. Understanding the functioning of the brain requires the collaborative efforts of neurobiologists, neuropsychologists, cognitive scientists, medical researchers, computer scientists, mathematicians, physicists and engineers. Students who have completed the Doctoral Program will have the ability to communicate across these diverse disciplines which will help them to make their own contribution to the fast growing field of neuroscience.  

Application deadline: March 15
Beginning of courses: October

The Program Computational Neuroscience is hosted at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. Doctoral students in the field of Computational Neuroscience can apply for association with the program. They will benefit of stuctured supervision through the Faculty of the BCCN Berlin and will have access to the lectures for Doctoral and Master students and to a broad range of courses teaching transferable skills. Since April 2010, a Research Training Group (GRK 1589 "Sensory Computation in Neural Systems") funded by the German Research Council (DFG) based at the Technische Universität Berlin was started. The GRK currently represents the core of the BCCN Berlin's PhD program, and provides funding for courses and other research and training measures.