Bordeaux, France

ECNP Immuno-Neuropsychiatry

when 17 July 2023 - 19 July 2023
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 150

This interdisciplinary summer school is open to graduate students, doctoral and post-doctoral researchers from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, biology and medicine. Course content focuses on dimensional approaches in psychiatry, preclinical models and methods to measure immune markers. Lectures on hot topics in immunopsychiatry will be given by internationally renowned scientists from the field.

Target group

The course is designed for graduate and doctoral students as well as post-doctoral fellows from various disciplines: biology, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, pharmacy, immunology, etc.

Language requirements: classes are conducted in English. Candidates should have at least a B2 level of English or equivalent.

Candidates must provide a CV, cover letter, and an optional poster abstract.

Course aim

Course content combines lectures and practical sessions on hot topics in immunopsychiatry, as well as educational workshops on cytokine measurement, maternal immune activation or meta-analysis. The programme is delivered and developed by researchers belonging to the ECNP immuno-neuropsychiatry network.

In addition to the lectures and practical sessions, students and speakers will share lunches and dinners in an environment encouraging exchange and reflection. To faciliate collaboration, a “speed dating” event with each course leader will be organised.

Fee info

EUR 150: 150€ for students from the University of Bordeaux (including lunches, coffee breaks and social programme costs)
EUR 450: 450€ for other participants (including lunches, coffee breaks, accommodation and social programme costs)


3 scholarships are available for doctoral students or post-doctoral fellows upon request. To apply for an exemption, participants must send a cover letter along with their application, justifying their participation and request for financial support.