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Magdeburg enjoys an outstanding reputation in the academic world as a top-tier neuroscience research site with researchers of world renown. Additional impulses are given through the Excellence Initiative of the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt.

Neuroscience has traditionally been an integral part and profile-defining aspect of the Medical Academy of Magdeburg (founded in 1954) in which the study of learning and memory processes played a prominent role. After the founding of the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology (LIN) in Magdeburg in the eighties, and the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg (OVGU) in the nineties, a cross-faculty cooperation emerged that led Magdeburg towards a center of competence for neuroscientific research. To improve networking and synergies within this diverse research landscape the Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences (CBBS) was founded in February 2007. The CBBS organizes the interdisciplinary work of research-intensive groups in experimental and clinical neurosciences and related fields. It supports the next generation of scientists, sources external funding and coordinates the transfer of research.

Call for tender: Paper of the Year 2020

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08.03.2021 Overview of open positions

The OVGU and its partners are looking for support - apply now!

7. Internationale Conference of Auditory Cortex

ICAC organizers seek topics for virtual meetings.

open positions for PhD students and Postdocs and more

Open positions for HIWI, Bachelor, Master, MD, PhD students and Postdocs available.

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LIN Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology Magdeburg


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