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

Course titleECTSDates
Introduction to Applied Data Science (I2ADS; Geneva)2Sept 20 – Dec 19, 2022
Clinical neuroscience module “C”: The human brain in health and disease (Lausanne; register before October 3)2Oct 12 – Dec 14, 2022
Neuroimaging module I: Modern neuroimaging methods of investigation of the human brain in health and disease (Lausanne; register before October 3)2Oct 5 – Dec 21, 2022
Introduction to Psychotherapy Research (Lausanne, register before October 1) 2Oct 28 – Dec 16, 2022
SAVE THE DATE: Processing Face and Voice Identity – from Fundamental Research to Applications in Law Enforcement (Lausanne)tbdFeb 2 – 3, 2023
Structural and functional brain MRI: overview of image analysis methods (Lausanne; register before October 1)1.5Nov 17 – Dec 15, 2022
CVM course: Communication between peripheral tissues and the brain: key to keep a normal bodyweight and glycemia (Lausanne; register before December 1)0.25/1Dec 9, 2022
FBM course: Hands-on introduction to machine learning for biomedical data (Lausanne; register asap by mail to LNDS coordinator)1Jan 10 – Feb 7, 2023
Introduction to fluorescence imaging for the analysis of living cells (online; register before January 13)1Jan 17 – Feb 17, 2023
Science Day «Brain-Hormones-Nutrients Interactions» (Lausanne; register before Dec 31)0.25/1Jan 25, 2023
Diffusion MR Imaging: from physics to brain networks (Lausanne; register before December 20)2.5Jan 30 – Feb 6, 2023
CVM course: Biostatistics for non-statisticians – good practices, misuse and pitfalls (Lausanne; register asap)1Feb 20 – 27, 2023
Fundamentals in Molecular Biology (Livestream; register before Feb 1)1Feb 24 – April 28, 2023
Beyond the Receptive Field: Neuroscientific and computational approaches (Lausanne & online)2.5postponed to early 2023

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 NeuroSymposium “What is memory?” on February 16-17, 2023

1 ECTS (with assessment)

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.