The ECN-Programme is based on an interdisciplinary scientific network with emphasis on decoding the molecular, cellular and neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying neuropsychiatric disorders. The following key research areas are of central importance: molecular neurobiology (neuroplasticity, neurogenetics, neuronal signaling), behavioural and molecular neuroendocrinology (emotionality, social behaviour, cognition, early and adult life stress and correlation with molecular, cellular and neuroendocrine parameters, surgical approaches), Neuro-imaging/ functional magnetic resonance tomography.
Graduate studies take place in a complementary and competitive environment. Didactic concepts include the participation at interactive lectures, seminars, journal clubs and tutorials, training of preparation of slide presentations, drafted manuscripts and research proposals. The graduate students acquire experimental skills according to the research profile of the selected participating research teams, qualifications with respect to experimental design and experimental procedures, statistical data analysis, and "laboratory management" as well as data presentations.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
In order to apply and qualify for ECN you need to fulfil the following three requirements:
Living costs (including accommodation in a student dormitory and health insurance) in Regensburg range from Euro 600 to 1000 per month for a single person.
Students are advised to apply for financial support and/or scholarships through the appropriate granting institutions, such as their home country governments, German Academic Exchange Service DAAD or Alexander von Humbold Foundation.
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