During the first year (M1), students will acquire a solid theoretical knowledge in neuroscience with an emphasis on experimental neuroscience research.

  • Courses taught in English or in French
  • State-of-the-art technology in neuroscience research
  • Methodology in neuroscience taught during each semester
  • An overall four-month internship is required to validate the M1 level, either a long internship abroad, or 2 different internships 2 months each

Our facilities of cutting-edge technologies are actively involved during internships and lab sessions




  • Functional neuroanatomy
  • Development and evolution of the nervous system
  • Sensorimotor and cognitive systems
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neuroscience of homeostatic processes
  • Cellular mechanisms of neuropathologies
  • Scientific communication
  • Neural data science with Python
  • Lab sessions





  • Models, experimental design and statistics
  • Project management and scientific valorization


  • Two internships in different locations (research lab, facility of cutting-edge technology, or industry OR one long internship abroad (4 months)