Applications for the 2023 – 2027 FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE) are now open!

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The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE) is a dynamic and prestigious network of 30 outstanding early to mid-career European neuroscientists; they serve two terms of 2 years (4 years in total). Every two years up to 15 new Scholars are selected, and 15 – end their mandate/rotate off, becoming FKNE Alumni.


For the 2023-2027 FKNE cohort, they aim to recruit 15 excellent, diverse, engaged scientists from around Europe who are:

  • early and mid-career stage neuroscientists with independent positions;
  • Neuroscientists who have completed their PhD work 4-12 years ago (Although there is no strict timing rule, and candidates who are over 12 years post-PhD will still be considered to allow for childcare considerations).

Application deadline10 April 2023 (23.00 o’clock, Brussels time)

For detailed information, eligibility and the submission form, please check the Application Procedure page.

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