Please read the individual course descriptions for registration modalities and access to course materials. Events with no dates have no schedule announced for the moment …

Course titleECTSDates
Good Research Practices and Research Ethics (GRP; Lausanne)3
Introduction to Python (Lausanne)2
Cours électro-mécanique du CMU (4 modules in Geneva, in French; FULL)0.5-2Dec 13, 2023 – April 30, 2024
Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting (ABIM; credit only with presentation and assessment work > contact LNDS coordinator for details) tba
Introduction to fluorescence imaging for the analysis of living cells (hybrid; Register before Jan 5)1Jan 9 – Feb 9, 2024
UNIL Sleep Research Day (Lausanne; register asap)1
Dive into the daily lives of individuals in real time: Introduction to the Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA; Lausanne; registration closed)1Feb 6 – March 26, 2024
Diffusion MR Imaging: from physics to brain networks (Lausanne; registration closed)2.5Feb 19 – 26, 2024
Introduction to Biophotonics (Geneva & online; register before Feb 15)3Feb 21 – Apr 24, 2024
CVM course: Biostatistics for non-statisticians – good practices, misuse and pitfalls (Lausanne; FULLY BOOKED)1Mar 6-8, 2024
Sémiologie AMDP (Association de Méthodologie et de Documentation en Psychiatrie; cours en français à Lausanne1
Research methods in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (Lausanne; Register before Jan 31)1Mar 15-25, 2024
Inborn Diseases of Metabolism Affecting Brain Development (Lausanne; register before March 1)1Apr 10 – May 8, 2024
FBM-UNIL: Hands-on introduction to machine learning for biomedical data (Lausanne; fully booked)1.5Apr16 – May 14, 2024
How to identify the most suitable questionnaires and rating scales for your clinical practice or research? (online; register before April 5)1May 6 – June 10, 2024
Save the date: NeuroLéman Summer School on Monitoring and manipulating the affective state: new perspectives on neurotechnologies and AI tools (Lausanne; local students DO NOT REGISTER ON THE FENS WEBSITE but via the LNDS)tbaAug 25- 29, 2024
Introduction to Psychotherapy Research (Lausanne; register before October 1) 2Nov 11 – Dec 13, 2024
How to develop the protocol of your systematic review and register it in International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews (online; register before September 10)1Sep 25 – Nov 6, 2024

EPFL-EDNE courses: LNDS PhD students can basically attend most courses of the EPFL PhD program in neuroscience (EDNE). To inquire about free spots in classes, please first write to the EDNE coordinator ( from your work mail address (with the LN coordinator in copy). You will then receive a link towards the online registration platform of EPFL (have a scan of your PhD student card ready to attach if needed). Participation to EPFL courses is free for LNDS candidates.
Once you successfully finished a course, please send the EPFL credit transcript to the LNDS coordinator for credit validation. 

Other EPFL PhD courses: Please contact the LNDS coordinator to ask for credit validation before choosing a given course, and to be re-directed to the EPFL program coordinator in charge. If your wish can be granted, please fill the “external auditor form” and send it to “” together with a scan of your PhD student card.

The CUSO (Conférence universitaire de Suisse occidentale) offers a range of courses on research-related soft skills (e.g. scientific writing). Moreover, several doctoral programs provide courses on statistics, research and analysis methods, for example:

Each LNDS student can participate to these courses, but you need to create a CUSO login for registration. Please provide the LNDS coordinator with your course certificate and a course link for credit validation.