•  Master Thesis (M.Sc.) Project is available at the LIFE & BRAIN Center, University of Bonn Medical Faculty, Germany

We are looking for a Master student who is passionate about stem cells and their differentiation towards cells of the peripheral nervous system (PNS).

Within a subordinated project, we aim to create stem cell derived cellular models resembling a human neuropathic pain condition originating in the PNS. Thereby, elucidation of the complex neuron – glia cell interaction as a prospective important contribution to disease onset and chronification is of key interest.

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  • PhD-student (f/m) job offer in Bonn/Germany


The department of epileptology at Bonn University is looking for a PhD-student (f/m) to join the junior research team for clinical MR-imaging led by Dr. Theodor Rüber and supervised by Prof. Dr. Christian E. Elger. We are a multidisciplinary research team using advanced MRI methodology to enhance our understanding and improve diagnostics of neurological diseases with a focus on epilepsy.

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  • Great News!

In March 2017 two students of our Master Neurosciences program passed a highly competitive international selection process and qualified themselves as members of the International Max Planck Research School for Brain and Behavior (IMPRS). This world-class Ph.D. training and research school unites Universities and Max Planck Institutions in Bonn und Florida.

Our two students were ranked among the top three of more than 160 applicants, congratulations!


  • Travel Grants

Two travel grants per annum are available for students of the Bonn MSc Neurosciences program.

Applications should be submitted to the Coordination office via email ( Submit a single PDF file containing all the information and documents as mentioned below.


Reimbursement will be limited to 500 Euro of total travel expenses per event.


APPLICATION DEADLINE extended: May 31st 2017


You have to be an active student of the MSc Neurosciences program in Bonn. The topic of the conference / training course you wish to attend should be related to your Master thesis.

Requested documents 

Half-page letter of motivation describing what the applicant hopes to achieve by attending the conference or training course. Explain how the event relates to your own work, and how you will benefit from attending it.

Short letter of recommendation from the applicant’s advisor

CV of the applicant



After return students are requested to submit a brief (one page) report about the usefulness of the visit to the Coordination office.