16 March 2017 – 17 March 2017

5th Mind, Brain & Body Symposium

Part of Brain Awareness Week 2017

On behalf of the MindBrainBody Institute, we are pleased to invite all young researchers to participate and present at the 5th MindBrainBody Symposium (MBBS 2017) which takes place on 16–17 March 2017, in Berlin, during the International Brain Awareness Week.

Confirmed keynote speakers

Paul Chojecki (Berlin)
Sarah N Garfinkel (Brighton)
Christine Heim (Berlin)
Giandomenico Iannetti (London)
Vadim Nikulin (Leipzig)
Andrea Serino (Lausanne)


The preliminary program for 2017 can be found at mindbrainbody.de


The symposium program includes keynote lectures, workshops, presentations by applicants, and a poster session (with a poster prize) as well as an MBB Young Scientist Award (see below). Attendance without presentation is possible. Previously presented posters are also welcomed.

We are happy to welcome postdoctoral and doctoral researchers as well as Master students in the domains of cognitive/affective/social neurosciences, cognitive neurology and neuropsychiatry, psychology or other behavioral and social sciences to submit abstracts (max. 300 words) to present a talk or a poster (max. poster size is 900 x 1200 mm / width x height, portrait format).

MBB Young Scientist Award

You can also apply for an MBB Young Scientist Award, which will provide you with the opportunity of a funded research stay at the MindBrainBody Institute in Berlin or at the Department of Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS Leipzig). If you want to be considered for the MBB Young Scientist Award, please add a project idea (in the domains of the MindBrainBody Institute) of maximally 2 pages / 800 words that can be performed in a 3-month period.

Registration deadline

15 January 2017

Registration fee

20 EUR


Acceptance emails will be sent by the end of January 2017 with the bank details for the registration fee. The registration fee should be transferred by 7 February 2017.

Online registration

Please register online here.

Cooperation with Einstein Symposium "Me & I"

Please note that on the two days before the 5th MBB Symposium, the related Einstein Symposium "Me & I. Conceptual and Empirical Perspectives on the Self" will take place at the same venue (15-16 March 2017). All participants are warmly invited to also join this symposium, for which you can find the information and registration link here.



Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Luisenstraße 56
Festsaal 2nd floor
10117 Berlin