The Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computations (ICNC) at the Hebrew University solicits applications for its Ph.D. Program in computational neuroscience. The Ph.D. Program exists since 1992, and currently has about 60 students, with 12-15 new admissions every year.

Graduate studies are expected to last 5 years. Starting from the beginning of the next academic year, course language will be English. The program welcomes students with various backgrounds, including biology, physics, chemistry, psychology, computer science, engineering and mathematics. The program supports its students with comfortable fellowships and covers 50% of the tuition fees. Limited travel allowances are available. For a description of the program, see Examples of Ph.D. theses of ICNC students are available at
The faculty members of the ICNC at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are involved in creating a new and exciting approach to solving the mysteries of the brain, capitalizing on unusually intense scientific collaboration among its members. The center is renowned for its scientific achievements and its unique Ph.D. Program. The center supports cutting edge research projects on brain research; it organizes and sponsors international research workshops; and hosts post-doctorate fellows from around the world who come to take part in research at the ICNC. Selected publications by ICNC members are available at
Candidates should send the following information to Ms. Ruthi Suchi, the administrative director of the ICNC (
1. Updated CV
2. A 1-page statement of the scientific interests and objectives of the candidate
3. Two or more recommendation letters
4. Transcripts of each university attended, in electronic form or scanned and saved as a .pdf file
Submission deadline for foreign students is July 15. Candidates who will pass the initial screening will be interviewed remotely by the selection committee of the program. Successful candidates will be invited for a personal interview at the Hebrew University.
For further information, please contact Prof. Israel Nelken (director of the program),

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