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The European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN) was created on March 2014 as part of the Theoretical Neuroscience activities of the Human Brain Project (HBP) and is operated by the Paris-Saclay Institute of Neuroscience (Neuro-PSI), unit of the CNRS. The EITN has for scientific director Alain Destexhe (Neuro-PSI, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette).

Our activities


All year long, EITN hosts workshops for Computational Neuroscience researchers to meet and learn from each other. See the calendar to check for the next workshop, or access ressources from our past events.

Visitor program

In the framework of its visitor programe, EITN welcomes reserchers for stays up to three-months long. See the details on the visitor program page.

Spring & Fall Schools

Once a year, the institute organizes the EITN School in Computational Neuroscience, a 10-days intensive course targeted at Master students, PhD students and post-doctoral researchers.