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The Bernstein Association for Computational Neuroscience


The Bernstein Association for Computational Neuroscience was founded in 2009 by members of the Bernstein Network and is recognized as a non-profit organization. Donations are always welcome and are tax-deductable according to German legislation.

Please find detailed information in our flyer:

Donations are used for the following activitities:

  • Support of scientific communication and collaboration, e.g. by organization and support of events (like conferences, meetings, workshops, talks)
  • Public relations work aimed at dissemination of neuroscientific results and methods to the general public, e.g. by events or publications
  • Support of scientific education, training and qualification
  • Fellowships, e.g. for training purposes
  • Awards to scientists who made outstanding contributions to the field of Computational Neuroscience or its dissemination
  • Financial support of research projects

The association can also administrate additional endowments or trusts.


Executive Committee:

Prof. Dr. Andreas Herz (BCCN Munich, LMU Munich)

Deputy Chairman:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Bethge (BCCN Tübingen, University of Tübingen)

PD Dr. Thomas Wachtler-Kulla (BCCN Munich, G-Node, LMU Munich)


Bernstein Computational Neuroscience e.V.
c/o Bernstein Coordination Site
Branch Office of the
Forschungszentrum Jülich
at the University of Freiburg
Hansastr. 9a
79104 Freiburg
Tel.: +49-761-203-9583
Fax: +49-761-203-9585
Registered at Registergericht Freiburg i. Br.
VR 700301
St.-Nr. 06469/43037


Bank Account:

Sparkasse Freiburg-Nördlicher Breisgau
Account No.: 12953468
BLZ: 680 501 01
IBAN: DE03680501010012953468