Translational Neuroscience


After having successfully passed the first selection step, the candidate is invited to an aptitude assessment using video call in June.

The interview consists of:

  • Presentation (10 min) by the candidate about a research project of their own (e.g. Bachelor thesis) or alternatively, of a scientific subject of their choice.
  • Discussion (20 min) about the presentation and a general interview


The interview will be evaluated by the following criteria:

  • Presentation: English language skills and rhetoric standards; structure, scope and representation of the content of the talk; quality (controls, standards, statistics) and critical reflection (interpretation) of experiments
  • Discussion: Eagerness to discuss, ability to comprehend questions and phrase meaningful answers, ability to put own work into scientific context; knowledge of current developments in neurosciences, general knowledge, reflection of own scientific career plans.