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ED 476 NsCO

The Neurosciences and Cognition Doctoral School (ED 476 NSCo)

Quality training and supervision

The school is home to:

140 PhD students,

140 HDRs (accredited research directors),

7 laboratories,
30 research teams
and an average of 35 theses defended annually.

Research themes

The Neurosciences and Cognition Doctoral School coordinates the training and education of future doctorate holders in the study of normal brain function but also of disorders resulting from brain damage as well as neurological, neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders.

A research-friendly environment

Located at one of France's leading biological research sites, Lyons Neurosciences and Cognition Doctoral School benefits from a particularly rich scientific environment. Supported by a network of 7 laboratories employing over 500 people, the school's mission is to improve our understanding of the brain and its functions. 


The PhD program includes 8 laboratories and 28 host teams. Laboratories belong to University Lyon 1 and Lyon 2.

Latest news

  • Doctoral mobility 2019 
    July 9, 2018 - October 11, 2018

    IDEX Lyon. Call for applications - Outgoing on Ingoing doctoral mobility. Deadline for applications: October 11th, 2018

  • Enrollement and re-enrollement 2018-2019 
    July 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

    The registrations for the 2018-2019 academic year are now open.

  • Annual Science Day 
    June 20, 2018

    Institut des Sciences Cognitives Marc Jeannerod
    67, boulevard Pinel, Bron

  • NsCo Breakfast 2018 
    June 6, 2018

    Maison Internationale des Langues et des Cultures
    35, rue Raulin Lyon 7me

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UCBL - Lyon 1
Campus de Gerland
50, Avenue Tony Garnier
69366 Lyon Cedex 07
Tel :
06 07 62 15 34

As the secretary office is currently closed, please contact if you have any question.