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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Einstein Visiting Fellow Jesse Prinz: Funding extended!

Einstein Foundation Berlin approves grant for 2018 and 2019

We won the first prize for best doctoral program at Berlin universities!

€ 360,000 additional funding for M&B’s master students, doctoral candidates, postdocs, and alumni


An enactive approach to psychiatry and (psycho)therapy

International workshop

18 October 2017 – 20 October 2017

Guest lecture: Hanne de Jaegher (University of the Basque Country)

“Loving and knowing: Towards a humane science of subjectivity”

19 October 2017, 18.30 – 20.00

Alumni Talk Series: Soyoung Q Park (Lübeck) and Mareike Bayer (Berlin)

“The motives and modulators of decision making” and “Emotion, reward, and personal relevance – emotional and motivational influences on visual processing”

26 October 2017, 18.30 – 20.30