Year 2: Semester 3

Course Type ECTS Resource
Intellectual property, Patent, Quality procedures, Biotechnology and Regional Economy
Core Course 3 Beirut
Regulations, laws and Bioethics
Public policy, Laws on ethics, Animal experimentation, Biosafety
Core Course 3



Drug development
Procedures for drug approval
Economical aspects
Core Course 3 Christian Mésenge

Elective courses: one specialization track, made of 3-4 teaching units, must be chosen out of the following 3 possibilities:


Track 1 – Molecular and cellular Neuroscience

Course Type ECTS Resource
Plasticity and cell communication
Synaptic plasticity, Neuron-glia interaction,
Membrane receptors, Trafficking
Elective Course 9 Bordeaux
Neurogenesis, Stem cells and transplantation
Neural progenitors, Migration, Differentiation,
Elective Course 6 Alexandria
Neuroendocrinology and neurobiology of food intake
Basics of Neuroendocrinology
Neuropeptidergic transmission
Hypothalamic regulations
Elective Course 6 Kraków


Track 2 – Integrative and system biology

Course Type ECTS Resource
From sensation to perception
Focus on 2 main examples:
Somatosensory and Visual perception
(Transduction, coding, elaboration of the
sensation, representation, integration).
Elective Course 6 Valencia/Marrakesh
From perception to action
Neuronal pathways: Cortex, subcortical pathways,
spinal cord, effectors
Elective Course 6 Aix-Marseille
Integrative physiology
Focus on biological Rhythms
Elective Course 6 Strasbourg
Computational neuroscience and neural network Elective Course 3 Aix-Marseille


Track 3 – Neuropathology, Neuroprotection and Clinical Neurosciences

Course Type ECTS Resource
Neuroimmunogenetics and inflammatory disorders
Nervous and immune system interactions
Neurogenetics and Neuroepigenetics of brain disorders
Neuron-Glia interaction: Implications in neuroinflammation
Elective Course 6 Tunis

Neuroprotection and Therapeutic Approaches

Biochemical and molecular mitochondrial disorders

Microbiome, microbiota, probiotics and neurodegenerative diseases

Neuropeptides and neuronal survival

Elective Course 6 Tunis
Clinical Neuroscience
Neurocognitive impairment
Neurodegenerative diseases
Elective Course 6 Tunis

Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinical neurophysiology in neuromuscular diseases

Clinical neurophysiology in central nervous system disorders

Elective course 3 Tunis
Total semester 3   30  

  • Partners

  • partner_idex
    Excellence Initiative of the University of Bordeaux
  • partner_erasmus
    Erasmus+ Programme
  • partner_mns
    Mediterranean Neuroscience Society
  • partner_ibro
    International Brain Research Organization