Providing equal access to global neuroscience


IBRO is the Global Federation of Neuroscience Societies


Enhancing the quality, diversity, accessibility and impact of neuroscience worldwide


supporting research careers across all areas of neuroscience, through training, travel, fellowships and events

Diversity and inclusion

to reduce the gaps in access to neuroscience research

IBRO Journals

Neuroscience is the flagship journal of IBRO. Established in 1976, it is a hybrid journal that features papers describing the results of original research on any aspect of the scientific study of the nervous system. There are no costs to authors to publish.

IBRO Neuroscience Reports

IBRO Neuroscience Reports is a fully open access journal that considers for publication any article that is methodologically sound, including negative data and replication studies when justified with a scientifically sound rationale.


IBRO calls for applications are published all year round for individuals and organizers in all regions

Career development

IBRO provides a broad range of funding opportunities to support neuroscience around the world

World congress

The 11th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience
in Granada, Spain 9-13 September 2023

IBRO news

IBRO-APRC Associate School on Advanced Neuroscience Technology

The goal of the school is to provide intensive and immersive training in neuroscience with a particular focus on modern state-of-the-art technologies. Our goal is to empower participants to approach neuroscientific inquiry using the most advanced and appropriate...

IBRO-ARC School on Impact of Lifestyle Modification on Neurodegenerative Disorders from Preventive and Therapeutic Perspectives

This school aims to emphasize the crucial impact of healthy lifestyle modification on the prevention and management of neurodegenerative disorders, mainly dementia and Parkinson’s disease. This school will provide an example of a multidisciplinary approach between...

IBRO-MENA Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders

The primary goal of this conference is to provide neurology and neuroscience students with a general understanding of pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s disease and its related disorders.About the School The conference consists of a two-day...

IBRO-MENA/ARC School on Disentangling the Crosstalk Web Between Metabolic Dysfunction and Neurodegenerative Pathways on Alzheimer’s Disease: Insights into Sex-Dependent Differences

This school will be an educational effort to bring the next generation of basic and clinical neuroscientists up to speed on the growing burden of cognitive impairment associated with metabolic dysfunction.About the School The estimated growth in incidence and...

IBRO-LARC School on Neurotransmitter Transporters: Structure and Function

The aim of this IBRO School is to provide graduate students, trainees and early career faculty from the Latin American Region with state-of-the-art tools for the study of neurotransmitter transporters in health and disease.About the School This advanced school will...

IBRO supports the mental health of youth in Rwanda

Brain Awareness Week grants are funded by IBRO and Dana foundation to support projects on brain awareness in less represented countries, anywhere outside of Europe. One of the most admirable projects that benefited from this grant was conducted by Olivier Uwishema, a...


IBRO Communications Manager Join IBRO, the International Brain Research Organization! Are you our new colleague? IBRO is looking for a new colleague to spearhead and develop our communications initiatives aimed at increasing IBRO’s visibility and impact towards our...

Meet the Neuroscience cover competition winner 2022

Moments of glory are moments when your work is being unanimously appreciated. After launching the Neuroscience cover competition we received your votes and we all waited eagerly for the results. Once again, we want to thank you, the people within our community for...

Open call to benefit from IBRO programs

Modern times call for modern science and innovation is much needed now, even more than before. Neuroscience innovation can be achieved through holistic collaboration and early-stage funding. To nurture the innovative phases of neuroscience, IBRO continues its efforts...

IBRO supports humanitarian aid in Ukraine

IBRO strongly opposes the use of unprovoked aggressive acts of violence by individuals and nations. The current war in Ukraine represents a devastating conflict with great human suffering as its consequence. With a mandate to speak and act on behalf of our global...

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