Ph.D. fellowship at ULB Neuroscience Institute (UNI)


The interdisciplinary ULB Neuroscience Institute (UNI), located at the Université libre de Bruxelles comprises about 240 scientists including more than 40 Principal Investigators (PIs) grouped in over 24 research groups. It offers a dynamic and diverse research environment in all fields of neuroscience, from molecular and cellular neurobiology to systems to systems, cognitive and clinical neuroscience.

To expand internationally and keep rising its level of excellence, UNI offers an International PhD Program in Neuroscience. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in a top UNI laboratory of their choice, in a stimulating and diverse environment aligned with the highest international standards and comprising state of the art facilities (e.g., stem cell research, optogenetics, neuroimaging, experimental psychology).

Successful recipients will be supported through a PhD Fellowship covering living expenses, social security, and tuition. They will enjoy the international atmosphere of Brussels, a lively, hyper-connected city in the heart of Europe

Ph.D. fellowship at ULB Neuroscience Institute (UNI)

Highly qualified candidates with a deep commitment to basic research are invited to apply. Applicants should hold an MSc degree (or equivalent) in relevant disciplines.


Closing date for application for the 2022 call is February 27th, 2022. Selection will be completed by end of June 2021. Accepted candidates may start research projects as early as October 2022.


To find out more about the UNI International PhD Program in Neuroscience and apply, please visit our website and download the application files from the Ph.D. program page.


Please direct all enquiries to UNI.