International Graduate School

Berlin School of Mind and Brain

The Berlin School of Mind and Brain was established in 2006 and offers a two-year Master’s degree, a comprehensive three-year doctoral program, and postdoctoral research and career development opportunities. The interdisciplinary education, training and research takes place in English, and the focus is on the interface between the humanities and behavioral sciences with the neurosciences. We are a graduate institution of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, in collaboration with Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. The school is the first-prize winner of the “Einstein Doctoral Programme 2017–2019” competition.

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M&B wins joint first prize for best doctoral program at Berlin universities!

€ 360,000 additional funding for Master's and doctoral students, postdocs, and alumni

“The First Ten Years”

M&B Tenth Anniversary Newsletter - out in print and online now!


Brown bag meeting “Luise 56”

For groups and researchers at Luisenstraße 56

01 February 2017, 12.30 – 13.30

Distinguished Lecture Series: Simon Baron-Cohen (Cambridge)

“The prenatal sex steroid theory of autism”

02 February 2017, 18.30 – 20.00

Alumni Talk Series: Annika Dix (Dresden) and Laura Kaltwasser (Berlin)

Dix: “Mathematical abilities: Why are some of us more gifted than others and how can we use incentive motivation to improve performance?” / Kaltwasser: “From interpersonal abilities to the social self”

16 February 2017, 18.30 – 20.00