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.

IBRO Community

Become a Member and gain access to Funds, and many more opportunities.

Career development

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

Funding support

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



IBRO news

Most downloaded articles published in 2023 in IBRO Neuroscience Reports

Explore the selection of most downloaded papers published in IBRO Neuroscience Reports in 2023.Where do you measure the Bregma for rodent stereotaxic surgery? Cecyn & Abrahao, 2023Fake news and false memory formation in the psychology debate Leon et al,...

SEE-Diversity to Success Workshop

Open | 22 February - 1 May, 2024 | Announcing the fourth annual mentoring and career-enhancement program, SEE-Diversity (Scholarships to Enhance and Empower Diversity), for diverse early-career neuroscientists. The program begins with an intensive workshop to be held...

New research provides evidence a high calorie diet could affect mental health in a matter of weeks

We are what we eat, so the saying goes. Not only does a high-calorie diet impact physical health, it also affects the state of mind. That’s been known for some time. But new research published in Neuroscience provides evidence, in rats, that mental health may be...

IBRO Parenthood Grants: Helping Balance Family and Career Progression

Early-to-mid-career researchers often find themselves in a conundrum while planning and building a family. On one side, new parents desire to have family time during these happy but also personally challenging circumstances, and on the other side, their passion for...

IBRO Diversity Grants

Open | 15 February - 15 April, 2024 The IBRO Diversity Grants program awards neuroscience societies or event organizers from the Asia-Pacific, Africa, Latin-American and Pan-European regions with grants for activities or events that promote regional and gender...

Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator for Mental Health – selected projects

IBRO and Wellcome are delighted to announce the selected projects to be part of the first edition of the Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator for Mental Health! Launched in 2023, this exciting program aims to enhance neuroscience research related to mental health in Low-...

Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School (TENSS)

Open | 29 January - 10 March, 2024 | TENSS concentrates top-level international expertise to teach techniques and concepts in experimental systems neuroscience. We focus on modern optical and electrophysiological methods to study the connectivity and function of...

Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Neural Plasticity

Open | 26 February - 24 March, 2024 | This is an advanced neuroscience course intended for 14 trainees from Africa and Latin America with scientific leadership potential in their home countries. The program focuses on fostering open scientific discussions with...

Creating impact through action: fostering equity and diversity in brain science

Through its global mission, IBRO collaborates with like-minded organizations to raise public awareness about the importance of brain research.  In this article, we feature the ALBA Network that, in partnering with IBRO, supports our mission to promote inclusive,...

Congratulations to the FENS/IBRO-PERC Awardees of the Next NENS Course!

IBRO Pan-Europe Regional Committee (IBRO-PERC) and FENS are delighted to announce the awardees selected to attend the NENS course "Diffusion MR Imaging: from physics to brain networks", as part of the program FENS/IBRO-PERC Slots in NENS Courses. The course will take...