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

Integrating and Understanding the IGAP in Relation to Epilepsy Care in Africa

This school will equip and inspire early career neuroscientists and clinicians from Africa in translational elements of basic science study for epilepsy and the implications for clinical practice, with a special focus on the content of the Intersectional Global Action...

Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School (TENSS)

TENSS concentrates top-level international expertise to teach a dozen students techniques and concepts in experimental systems neuroscience. We focus on modern optical and electrophysiological methods to study the connectivity and function of neuronal circuits. The...

Launching the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships

The IBRO Pan-Europe Regional Committee (IBRO-PERC) and FENS are pleased to announce the launch of the new FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships! In their mutual and strong commitment to supporting early career researchers and intra-European mobility, FENS and IBRO are...

FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships

Directed at PhD students and early post-doctoral fellows based in Europe, the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships Programme aims to foster and broaden the scope of their methodological training by supporting goal-directed laboratory visits in established European...

IBRO World Congress Travel Grants

The World Congress Travel Grant program aims to foster neuroscience research by providing support to scientists from diverse geographical and scientific areas, who wish to participate in the 11th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience. The 11th IBRO World Congress of...

IBRO-USRC MBL and CSHL Fellowships

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 trainees with access to cutting-edge research approaches in contemporary neuroscience. The...

Neuroscience and Brain Disease: From Translation to Intervention

Brain disorders are known to be one of the greatest risks to public health. Translational neuroscience is an essential research field aimed at transforming basic science knowledge into interventions for treating brain disorders. Therefore, the purpose of the school is...

Happy holidays from IBRO’s committee members!

In 2022, IBRO was proud to support a large variety of funding and training opportunities. From a total of 1159 grant applications, 250 awards have been distributed to neuroscientists at all career stages from 57 countries. In addition, IBRO has supported 30 schools on...

Stipends available for the 2023 Brain Conference

Are you planning to attend the 2023 Brain Conference: Establishment and Maintenance of Brain Cell States? Stipends are still available to attend next year’s event in Rungsted Kyst, Denmark. IBRO-PERC, FENS, and the Brain Prize offer 15 stipends of EUR 1000 each to...

Happy Holidays to all IBRO community!

Dear IBRO colleagues, 2022 has been an exciting year for IBRO, marking significant improvements towards a return to a full international program, after significant improvements related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite ongoing global challenges and uncertainties over...

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