Providing equal access to global neuroscience


IBRO is the Global Federation of Neursocience 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.

World congress

The 11th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience
will be hosted by the Spanish Society of Neuroscience (SENC)

in Granada, Spain 9-13 September 2023

Career development

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

IBRO news

IBRO-USCRC MBL Fellowships

Open | course dependent | The US/Canada Regional Committee offers fellowships to go towards the costs to attend advanced neuroscience courses at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). This program for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows training in neuroscience in...


Open | course dependent | This program for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows training in neuroscience in the US and Canada, aims to increase diversity in neuroscience in the region, by providing graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with access to...

Travel Awards for the CAN Meeting

Open | 04 Dec 2023 - 31 Jan 2024 The International Brain Research Organization provides travel awards for the Canadian Association of Neuroscience (CAN) meeting to promote the participation of students and post-doctoral fellows that are part of under-represented...

Psychophysiology of neurological disorders: genomics and non-genomics perception

Open | 6 December 2023 - 10 January 2024| This advanced school presents a two-week, immersive educational program designed to connect Nepali and other Asia-Pacific students with eminent scientists who will mentor students and junior professors. Students will gain a...

Congratulations to the recipients of the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships – October 2023 call

IBRO Pan-Europe Regional Committee (IBRO-PERC) and FENS are delighted to announce the next group of the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellows. With the aim of supporting the career development of early-career neuroscientists, the fellowship provides them with an opportunity...

Meet the new members of the Early Career Committee

IBRO is delighted to announce that, from January 2024, the IBRO Early Career Committee will be joined by new members coming from different parts of the globe! Meet the new members: AfricaDr. Loubna Boukhzar 🇲🇦Dr. Loubna Boukhzar is an Assistant Professor at the...

The webinar “How to publish in IBRO journals” is now available on IBRO’s YouTube channel

On 7 November 2023, during the webinar "How to publish in IBRO journals", the Chief Editors of Neuroscience, Juan Lerma and Daniela Schiller, and IBRO Neuroscience Reports, Y.S. Chan, the journals' publishing process, the resources available for neuroscientists at all...

IBRO-PERC Travel Grants to the FENS Forum

Open | 29 Nov 2023 - 9 Feb 2024 | IBRO-PERC offers travel grants of up to EUR 750 each for students and early career researchers to attend the FENS Forum 2024, taking place from 25-29 June in Vienna, Austria. The application for this travel grant is integrated into...

Call for nominations for the 2024 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

The Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS), an IBRO society member, is calling for nominations for the 2024 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience. Named after Dr. Joseph Altman, the discoverer of neurogenesis in the adult mammalian brain, the award was...

Global Engagement Initiative: 10 years of worldwide outreach and advocacy

The Global Engagement Initiative (GEI), a funding program launched by a group of like-minded partners seeking to increase awareness of brain research and build support for informed policymaking, training, and education, is coming to an end in 2023. As a global...

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