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Training Program

Semester 1 - STRASBOURG (France) from September to February (1st year)

This semester starts with many classes (re)establishing the fundamentals in neuroscience. Students are rapidly joining technical workshops in order to gain basic expertise in laboratory work. With dedicated tutors, they are expected to be able to elaborate research projects after a careful analysis of the existing literature. The tutored research project training is one of the favorite class of the semester as well as the BASEL lectures in neuroscience. A first laboratory rotation is also planned.

Semester 2 - FREIBURG/BREISGAU Germany from March to end of July (1st year)

Summer semester is designed to illustrate the diversity of research in neuroscience in the upperrhine river valley with an important teaching in computational neuroscience and in cognitive sciences by the Freiburg faculties. During the semester, the second laboratory rotation will be organized..

Semester 3 & 4 - from September to end of May (2nd year)

For practical reasons, 2nd year students spend their semesters 3 and 4 in one laboratory of the NEUREX (neuroscience laboratories of the upper rhine river valley) network. They are involved in an 9-months research project (september-may) leading to a master thesis. Semester 3 exams are internet-based and consists of 3 Journal club reports sometimes leading to the publication of a manuscript. Mid-term reports are due at the end of february. Semester 4 exams consists of the master thesis defense.

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