Please read the individual course descriptions for registration modalities and access to course materials

Course titleECTSDates
DNF Symposium 2023: Multifaceted Brain Communication (Lausanne; register before August 10; check LNDS credit requirements on the symposium website)1Sep 15, 2023
Good Research Practices and Research Ethics (GRP; Lausanne, register asap – limited spots)3Sep 19- Dec 19, 2023
Introduction to Python (Lausanne; register before September 20)2Oct 24 – Nov 30, 2023
How to develop the protocol of your systematic review and register it in International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews (online; more details tba)1Oct 31 – Dec 12, 2023
Introduction to Psychotherapy Research (Lausanne; register before October 1) 2Nov 10 – Dec 22, 2023
CVM course: Biostatistics for non-statisticians – good practices, misuse and pitfalls (Lausanne; fully booked)1Nov 3 – 17, 2023
EEG METHODS: Focus on functional connectivity (EEG II; Lausanne. Register asap – limited spots)1Nov 6 – 8, 2023
Sémiologie AMDP (Association de Méthodologie et de Documentation en Psychiatrie; cours en français à Lausanne1postponed to Spring 2024
Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting (ABIM; credit only with presentation and assessment work > contact LNDS coordinator for details) tbaJan 7 -11, 2024
Save the date! — UNIL Sleep Research Day (Lausanne)tbaJan 12, 2024
Introduction to Biophotonics (Wednesdays in Geneva – Dates in 2024 to be announced. Register before Feb 15 via LNDS coordinator)2.5mid-Feb to mid-Apr 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.

EPFL-BIO 602 State of the Art Topics XIV Motor Control: from thought to action

1 ECTS (limited places)

Course based on the FENS Chen Institute – NeuroLéman Summer School on “Motor control: from thought to action”conference and will take place on the EPFL campus in SV 1717, July 3rd-7th, 9:00-noon, 14:00 to 17:00 everyday. 
This one-week course “Motor Control – from Thought to Action” brings together leading experts in the field of motor control, who will discuss the underlying fundamental principles of how movement and behavior are orchestrated, and how therapies for motor dysfunction can be developed.
Inquire/ Register by writing a mail to

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.