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The Bernstein Association for Computational Neuroscience


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  • cutting-edge neuroscience across disciplines
  • unique research infrastructure
  • strong international links
  • stepping stone to your scientific career
  • reduced fees to the Bernstein Conference

Our mission

The Bernstein Association for Computational Neuroscience supports science, research and education in Computational Neuroscience, and disseminates research themes and findings to the public. It was founded in 2009 by members of the Bernstein Network and is recognized as a non-profit organization. 

Please find detailed information in our leaflet:



Donations are always welcome and are tax-deductable according to German legislation. They 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