IBRO has established partnerships with the RIKEN Center for Brain Science (Wako, Japan) and the Institute of Neuroscience (Shanghai, China) to ensure permanent and advanced neuroscience training in Asia, supported by top facilities and faculties of centers of excellence. organize annual summer training programs at their facilities. Each center summer program normally includes a school and a short laboratory internship for selected students.
The Riken Summer School is designed to encourage and further the education of young neuroscientists and emerging researchers as they enter the international neuroscience community. Since its creation in 1999, nearly 300 prominent researchers and more than 1000 students have participated in the program.