Brain and Mind Institute

Exchange Programs at BMI

The Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) at Western University is pleased to announce the following two exchange opportunities:

BMI and the Geneva Neuroscience Center - University of Geneva in Geneva,Switzerland
In April of 2014, Western University and the University of Geneva approved an exchange program for PhD graduate students, postdocs, researchers, professors and teaching staff. Those who work in labs supervised by BMI core members are eligible to apply.  For more information on this exchange program, email

BMI and the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour - Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands
A Joint Research Symposium was held on June 1, 2016, followed by a meeting with researchers from both the Brain and Mind Institute and the Donders Institute to establish an exchange program for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.  This collaborative initiative provides a great opportunity for BMI members to apply for funding for a research visit at the Donders Institute.

The first Call for Applications was released to those who work in labs supervised by BMI core and associate members. Submissions were due October 15, 2016, and all BMI applications were emailed to  From there, the applications were forwarded to  
For more information, including the application process, click here.  

Results from the first competition are now available.  The next competition deadline is to be determined in 2017.