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

Congratulations to the first recipients of the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships

IBRO Pan-Europe Regional Committee (IBRO-PERC) and FENS are delighted to announce the winners of the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships. The programme aims to support the career development of early-career researchers in the field of neuroscience by providing them...

Acute and Chronic Pain Associated with Neurological Diseases

Open: 22 May - 22 June 2023 | Pain has been shown to consistently substantially impact patients, their environment, and the healthcare system. Lower back pain ( a more common type of chronic pain) is the leading cause of activity limitation, resulting in significant...

Get involved: Join the IBRO Early Career Committee of independent scientists

IBRO is calling on engaged early career independent scientists to get involved as new members of the IBRO Early Career Committee (ECC). Researchers who run their own research programs and are motivated to get involved in a global network of scientists of similar...

Nurturing the development of early-career neuroscientists

While neuroscience is a fascinating career option, scientific environments can often be quite stressful. Having the right tools to navigate a scientific and academic career in a more balanced manner can make a considerable difference. Recognizing the importance of...

Call for new members of the IBRO Regional Committees

IBRO has launched its call for proposals for engaged scientists to get involved as new members of the IBRO Regional Committees (RCs). Proposals of new members are made on behalf of, and by each of IBRO’s close to 100 member organizations,  and by the members of the...

Neuroscience: Call for Chief Editors

IBRO is seeking neuroscientists with strong motivation to taking on the editorial leadership of IBRO’s flagship journal Neuroscience within a new structure of committed and dynamically collaborative Chief Editors.  With an aim to strengthen and align Neuroscience with...

2nd Iranian IBRO/APRC Associate School of Cognitive Neuroscience for Addiction Prevention and Treatment Development: From Animal Study to Human Brain Mapping

Open: 03 May - 31 May 2023 | The purpose of this event is to provide an opportunity for postgraduate students in the Asia- Pacific region to acquire cornerstone knowledge of both theoretical and technical key areas of addiction neuroscience with three main themes...

Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation

Open: 27 April - 27 May 2023 | This advanced school will cover basic principles and address current knowledge in neuroimmunology and neuroinflammation, including clinical and translational research aspects. Students will receive specialized courses on diseases of the...

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Sensory Transduction

Open: 24 April - 31 May 2023 | The ISN-IBRO Latin American School "Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Sensory Transduction" will be a seven day theoretical and practical course held at the Instituto de Fisiología Celular (IFC) in the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de...

Meet IBRO at the FENS Regional Meeting!

Between 3 and 5 May 2023, the IBRO team will be at the FRM 2023, the FENS Regional Meeting, in Algarve, Portugal. Pass by booth B1 to chat with us and find out more about our different initiatives and programs, including multiple support opportunities for researchers...

IBRO Regions


Asia / Pacific

Latin America

US / Canada