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

Advanced Bioimaging and Proteogenomics for Brain Tissue-Based and Animal Research

This School aims to provide graduate students and early-career faculty from the Asia-Pacific region with advanced bioimaging and proteogenomics tools for neuroscience research.About the School Monash University Malaysia contains high-quality researchers and highly...

Challenges in Managing Epilepsy in Sub-Saharan Africa

This School will focus on covering different aspects related to epilepsy and its management in poor –resources setting and where antiepileptic drugs are missing. The program will shed light on the impact of epilepsy on 1) female gender from teenage to pregnancy and...

14th Teaching Tools Workshop in Africa

The intent of the Teaching Tools Workshops in Africa (TTW) is to provide tools and a framework for teaching Neuroscience in African countries. We will present stand-alone basic neuroscience modules that can be integrated by teachers into a variety of curricula and...

Postdoctoral Knowledge and Skills to Sustain Neuroscience Capacity In Africa

The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) has offered a two-decade long program that provides support and training in neuroscience to mostly graduate students. While several IBRO trainees have made their way up within universities and research institutions...

IBRO-LARC School on Behavioural Phenotyping of Mouse Models of Psychiatric Disorders

The goal of the school is to to train young Ph.D. students, so they have the tools and knowledge to then select, test, and analyze behaviorally any genetically or pharmacologically modified model for a psychiatric disorder. We propose an intensive, three-week-long...

Parkinson’s Disease: Providing Clarity for Continuous Teaching and Research from an African Perspective

Parkinson’s disease (PD) represents a multidisciplinary health challenge as it involves the complexity of genetic and environmental interactions. Ongoing research on Parkinson’s disease in the African region is typically country-specific and mainly clinical-based....

Computational Neuroscience, Neurotechnology and Neuro-inspired AI Autumn School

There have been rapid advancements and investments in research and development in brain sciences, neurotechnology, neural data modelling and neuro-inspired artificial intelligence (AI). These advancements have not only led to deeper understanding of brain functions...

IBRO-LARC Peruvian School for Research in Neuroscience 2022

The main objective of the school is to provide students with theoretical knowledge of the structure and basic function of the nervous system, as well as to introduce them to the main techniques of basic neuroscience research through the approach of the cellular and...

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-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 Regions


Asia / Pacific

Latin America

US / Canada