VisionScienceList: Graduate/Postgraduate Training in Neuroscience

From: Horst Herbert (
Date: Fri Feb 18 2000 - 01:41:46 PST

Graduate/Postgraduate Training in Neuroscience

"Graduate School of Neural & Behavioural Sciences"
Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

--Integrated Master's and Doctoral Degree Program --

· The multidisciplinary program in neural & behavioural sciences links
basic science and clinical research. It is organized by members of the
faculties of Medicine and Biology and of the Max-Planck-Institutes.

· Lectures, courses and laboratory training will be provided by
scientists whose research interests are mainly in vertebrate
neuroscience covering genetic, molecular, cellular, developmental,
clinical, psychophysical, behavioural and cognitive approaches to the
nervous system.

· The program is international. Applicants should have a strong
background in natural sciences and hold one of the following degrees:
Bachelor of Science (or German equivalent) in biology, biochemistry,
chemistry, computer sciences, medicine, pharmacology, physics or
psychology. Priority is given to excellence based on grades and work
experience. Teaching is in English. Tuition fees not required.

· During the Masters studies (2 years), intensive training
in all major aspects of neural & behavioural sciences will be
provided. Successful completion will qualify for entry into a doctoral
program (3 years). After submission of a thesis, the degree
'Dr.rer.nat. in Neural & Behavioural Sciences' will be awarded.

· Application deadline for the academic year 2000/2001:
March 31, 2000

Contact Information:
PD Dr. Horst Herbert, Graduate School of Neural & Behavioural Sciences
Universität Tübingen, Calwerstr. 7, D-72076 Tübingen - Germany
phone +49-7071-2977177
fax +49-7071-295814

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