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

Congratulations to all 2022 IBRO Travel Grants awardees!

Since the beginning of 2022, IBRO has been proud to support more than 40 early-career researchers from all over the world to attend several international scientific meetings.  The awardees come, in total, from 17 countries all over the world and they attended or will...

Call for nominations for the 2023 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

The Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS), an IBRO society member, is calling for nominations for the 2023 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience. Named after Dr. Joseph Altman, who discovered neurogenesis in the adult mammalian brain, the award was established...

SiNAPSA Neuroscience Conference ’23 – Call for symposia

The Slovenian Neuroscience Association (SiNAPSA), an IBRO member society, kindly invites you to submit a symposium proposal for the upcoming SiNAPSA Neuroscience Conference, SNC’23, a meeting supported by IBRO. The 10th edition of the international neuroscience...

EBRA launches interviews with clusters’ representatives on outcomes

The European Brain Research Area (EBRA), an IBRO partner, promotes cooperation and exchange between brain research projects and networks through the formation of research clusters in Europe.  Since 2019, open calls were launched by the EBRA consortium that resulted in...

Meet IBRO at the 2022 SfN meeting!

IBRO is going to be present at Neuroscience 2022, the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, in San Diego, US, from 12-16 November. Come to our booth and learn more about IBRO! Our team will be at booth 3114, Hall C of Exhibition Hall, throughout the conference,...

How can the Rising Stars Award boost your career?

Dr. Erika Calvo-Ochoa has been working in a lab since the first week of her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Research in Mexico. Back then, little did she imagine that some years later she would become a mentor to undergraduate students like she used to be. Or, that in...

Congratulations to our latest awardees!

  Last Summer, the IBRO Regional Committees had the hard task of evaluating and deciding among several excellent applications for Global Engagement Seed Grants, Rising Stars Awards, Meetings Support, and Conference Sponsorships. Now, IBRO is delighted to support:...

Submit your manuscript to IBRO Neuroscience Reports Special Issue on Neural Plasticity in Health and Disease

Neural plasticity is the ability of the nervous system to modify its structure and function in response to experience or stimuli. Therefore, the process is considered essential for normal development and aging, as well as for the adaptation to changing environments or...

Meet IBRO at the FALAN Congress 2022

IBRO is going to be present at a number of events during the FALAN Congress 2022 in Belém, Brazil, from 11-14 September IBRO will participate in the FALAN Congress in events ranging from IBRO's programs in Latin America to publishing in scientific journals. Workshop...

Meet the elected IBRO officers and regional committee members

IBRO is pleased to announce the outcome of the August 2022 elections for IBRO Officers and members of the Regional Committees. The elected Officers and members of IBRO Regional Committees for the term January 2023 - December 2025 are: IBRO Officers President: Dr....

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