Fourth HBP School in Obergurgl Fourth HBP School in Obergurgl


12–18 June 2017

Obergurgl, Austria

The 4th HBP School offers a comprehensive programme covering all aspects of software, hardware, simulation, databasing, robotics, machine learning and theory relevant to the HBP research programme.

The school programme comprises lectures, hands-on tutorials on software tools and neuromorphic hardware systems, practical exercises and evening lectures, providing a high level view of the project, computing and ethical aspects of artificial neural systems. The school offers ample opportunities for scientific exchange between students and faculty during dedicated discussion sessions, tutorials and various social events.

The school will start on Monday, 12 June 2017, with a welcome programme and registration and end the evening of Saturday, 17 June. 18 June is departure day.

Participation in the 4th HBP School is open to the whole student community and early post-docs upon application. Up to 40 participants will be selected in a competitive application process based on an academic decision by a scientific committee. Students are requested to include an abstract on their current research in their application.

Applications from young female investigators are highly encouraged.

The application deadline is 22 March 2017.



There is no registration fee. 
Seven travel grants will be available upon request (European students only).




Organisers Organisers

HBP Education Programme Office:

Medical University Innsbruck (MUI)


Viktoria Tipotsch

Theresa Rass


Scientific Director Scientific Director

University of Heidelberg (UHEI):


Karlheinz Meier