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The HBP Human Brain Atlas: Neuroscientific basis, tools and applications

3–7 September 2018
Düsseldorf/Jülich, Germany
Maastricht, Netherlands

Application is closed.

This HBP School will teach neuroanatomy and cognitive function of the human brain, including hands-on dissection courses, and give an overview about selected methodologies used in the Human Brain Project (HBP) to investigate the structural and functional organisation of the human brain. Students will receive hands-on training on the handling and usability of the Human Brain Atlas, part of the HBP Neuroinformatics Platform and an introduction to the services of the HBP High Performance Analytics and Computing Platform. The school programme also includes lectures on ethical implications and EU funding possibilities.


Application is open to the entire student community and early career researchers, regardless of whether they are affiliated with the Human Brain Project or not. It is aimed to achieve equal representation of all sexes. 

A maximum of 40 participants will be selected by the Scientific Chair and the HBP Education Programme in a competitive selection process based on academic merit. Participants are required to submit an abstract on their current research, a CV and a motivation letter with their application.


Applicants selected for participation will be informed within three weeks after the application deadline.


Participation fee: 250 €

The fee does not include travel and accommodation. Fees will be collected after participants have been selected.

Registration fee waivers were available for a maximum of three participants. Participants could apply for fee waivers prior to the first application deadline by sending an email to



Organisers Organisers

Sabine Bradler, FZ Jülich

Viktoria Tipotsch, Medical University Innsbruck

Scientific Chair Scientific Chair

Katrin Amunts, FZ Jülich and Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf