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Neuroscience

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

48 months
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About

Neuroscience has become an extremely exciting field during the last decade: important milestone discoveries about the nervous system have been made, and new technologies have become available. Despite these advances, it is still a mystery how the brain works!

Overview

Education

The EPFL PhD Program in Neuroscience (EDNE) provides its students with training from the genetic to the behavioural level including:

  • molecular;
  • cellular;
  • cognitive;
  • computational neuroscience;
  • neuroprosthetics.

Students matriculate in the highly dynamic and interdisciplinary environment of the EPFL, in the Brain Mind Institute (School of Life Sciences), in the Human Brain Project, in the Center for Neuroprosthetics or in other research groups affiliated to our Program.

There is a close cooperation between our program and the Neuroscience programs of the Universities of Geneva and Lausanne (LN Doctoral School).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical aspects of animal experimentation and animal facilities
  • Neuroscience and Neurophilosophy
  • Topics in computational neuroscience
  • Microscopy for Life Science
  • Basic principles of drug action at the nervous system
  • Responsible Conduct in Biomedical Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

12 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be asked to upload a pdf version of the following documents:

  • Official transcripts of diplomas and grades from all academic institutions of higher education you list in your application (after and not including high-school)
  • Certified translations of diplomas and grades into English if not originally in French, German, Italian or English
  • Statement of objectives
  • A copy of your passport or official identity document showing your name in full.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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