The Weizmann Institute of Science invites outstanding students to one of the leading centers in neuroscience
and brain research worldwide

The International Direct PhD track in Neuroscience and Brain Sciences

Join the Weizmann Institute neuroscience and brain sciences community.

All classes and lectures are conducted in English.

The program offers two specialized tracks: Brain Sciences (Systems, Computational & Cognitive Neuroscience) and Molecular Cellular Neuroscience.

The Weizmann Institute of Science provides fellowships for all students. There are no tuition fees. It offers International students housing.

The program welcomes excellent students from diverse disciplines, including exact sciences, life sciences, engineering, and psychology.

Join the Weizmann Institute neuroscience and brain sciences community.

Stefanie Alber
PhD student


“I think that the Institute’s high scientific impact will open many doors for my academic career. Working and collaborating with many leading scientists in the field will be invaluable for networking in the future”.

Valeria Ulisse
PhD student


“In Israel we have excellent science, good weather (real winter doesn’t exist), beach, sun, and fun. It also has an important history that includes several different religions".

Mathias Mahn

PhD graduate

"I am truly grateful that I got to meet so many gifted and passionate people during my PhD studies at the Weizmann Institute, forging friendships that will hopefully last a lifetime".

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