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Bordeaux Neurocampus

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The University of Bordeaux Neuroscience Graduate Program combines the Master's degree and PhD in an innovative and interdisciplinary research curriculum in neuroscience.

The Program

The Bordeaux Neurocampus Graduate Program focuses on training in research, knowledge and innovation from Master's to PhD level. It provides internationally renowned interdisciplinary training, covering everything from fundamental neuroscience to applied and translational neuroscience - with the support of the Plan Investissement d'Avenir, or Investment for the Future Program with the "University Research School" initiative (project reference no. 20-EUR-0028).

Centred around the Bordeaux Neurocampus research department, the program enjoys a rich and dynamic academic environment.

Some key figures

  • 4 Master's programs at the University of Bordeaux
  • 37 teaching units (14 must be chosen to create your program)
  • The EMN-Online Master's is entirely online
  • 150 PhD students in our laboratories
  • 6 research units
  • 55 research teams
  • 350 researchers
  • 20 technical platforms and services

Innovation_Idee.pngWhy choose the Bordeaux Neurocampus Graduate Program?

  • Several Master's programs in Neuroscience leading to a PhD in the same field. It is possible to join the program in the first year or second year of a Master's or as a PhD student;
  • The expertise of the site's many researchers in neuroscience, involved in training and scientific activities;
  • Cutting-edge technologies to use modern methods in your research projects;
  • Funding for your international mobility projects during the Master's and PhD;
  • Access to a whole network of academic partners, local businesses or industrial partners on a larger scale;
  • Ties with other fields thanks to the other research departments associated with the Neurocampus;
  • The Neuroscience in Bordeaux Association that brings together the Master's and PhD community at a number of events and a mentoring session each year.

Joining the program at Master's level

Before applying:

  1. Check out the full details of the Master's program courses and the language in which they are taught.
  2. Find out about the registration fees and the cost of studying in Bordeaux.
  3. Identify the application procedure best suited to your situation. Are you an international candidate? Visit this page to check whether your are eligible for the Etudes En France (EEF) joint admission and visa application process.

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Admission requirements:

  • The Master's program is open to holders of a Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) interested in neuroscience.
  • It is also possible to join the program in the 2nd year of a Master's degree.

Joining the program at PhD level

Are you enrolled in a PhD in Neuroscience with the Doctoral School of Health and Life Sciences? The "Bordeaux Neurocampus cohort" welcomes you and the program's Master's students, with the aim of strengthening ties between junior researchers and the rest of the scientific community.

2Chapeaux_Etudiants.png The program provides the members of the cohort with specific doctoral training, based on their needs to reach their career objectives.

Training includes:

  • Monthly seminars with guest speakers chosen each year by our PhD community;
  • A summer school where you can teach at the Bordeaux School of Neuroscience;
  • Workshops to learn about the cutting-edge techniques used in laboratories;
  • Workshops to explore different career options available after the PhD;
  • Several courses in mental health and the challenges of the academic world.

Globe.png Thinking about a mobility project, but need financial assistance?

If your project does not meet the requirements of other international mobility funding options, you can apply for support from the program in order to attend a conference, carry out research, attend a training course or summer school, or any other occasional event abroad.

  • contact us for more information on how we can support occasional international mobility projects

PhD positions

You can join the Graduate Program by applying for a PhD position in any of our laboratories. You can find below a link to the Neurocampus page listing all open positions.

Neurocampus job market


  • Agnès Nadjar

    Program director


  • Denis Combes

    Head of studies


  • David Perrais

    Partnership manager


  • Armand BLONDIAUX

    Project officer

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