Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen

The Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen brings together researchers from the Faculty of Natural Science and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen as well as the Max Planck Institutes for Biological Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems. Its mission is to organize teaching and research in computational and theoretical neuroscience in Tübingen, facilitating close collaboration between experimental and computational researchers. A particular focus in Tübingen is a close collaboration with the large machine learning community.

Currently, the center conducts research in the following areas:

  • Neural data analysis and machine learning for neuroscience
  • Robust sensory processing in biological and artificial systems
  • Quantitative psychophysics and computational psychiatry
  • Neuroprosthetics and computational motor control
  • Optimality principles in neuroscience



Research in the BCCN tackles problems in computational neuroscience, focusing on the link between neuroscience and machine learning. 

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The Bernstein Center Tübingen offers the MSc "Neural Information Processing" and a PhD training program in computational neuroscience.

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The Bernstein Center Tübingen brings together scientists from various disciplines.

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