The Sleeping Brain: From Neural Networks to Cognition

Programme dates: 19 - 30 June 2017
Symposium: 30 June 2017
Programme Director: Lucia Talamini & Umberto Olcese
Application deadline 1 May 2017

The ABC Summer School “The Sleeping Brain: From neural networks to cognition” includes:

  • Eight Master Classes from a renowned expert in the field of sleep research
  • Guidance by a designated tutor in performing a small research project
  • International symposium:
    “Crossing the watershed between sleep and wakefulness: Information processing during sleep, wakefulness and alternative states of consciousness
  • Lecture from the Visiting Honorary Chair in Cognitive Science
  • Socials, including an opportunity to meet the Visiting Honorary Chair in Cognitive Science personally
  • 4 EC after completion of the Summer School

Student profile

The ABC Summer School is open to Master's students and PhD candidates in in fields relating to cognitive (neuros)science, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, cognitive science, etc.


The ABC Summer School is an annual event organized by the interdisciplinary Research Master's Brain and Cognitive Sciences.

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This video of the ABC Summer School held in 2014 will give you an impression what you can expect of this year.

4 ECTS, 2 weeks
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Published by  Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies