BIGS Neuroscience offers a broad and advanced curriculum. The core of the doctoral training consists of scientific research conducted in one of the participating research groups of the school. In order for a thesis to be completed and accepted, it must represent significant progress in the neurosciences or an adjacent field. To support student education and to complement hands-on laboratory learning, BIGS Neuroscience provides an advanced educational curriculum that includes practical courses in cutting-edge technologies, methodological seminars as well as scientific seminars by renowned international scientists.
All courses are taught in English and participation is free of charge. Every curriculum component is extensively described in the teaching program section.
Figure: Curriculum requirements since 1st of January 2016
Previous version 2012-2015
PhD students who started their promotion before the 31st of December 2015 have to fulfil the curriculum requirements showed in the graph below.
Figure: Curriculum requirements between 2012 and the end of 2015