EMN-Online, Euro-Mediterranean Master of Neuroscience-online
EMN-Online is a Euro-Mediterranean master’s degree in Neuroscience and Biotechnology (https://emn-online.org/). The proposed curriculum is based on the courses offered by 11 partner universities, 5 in Europe (Bordeaux, Marseille, Nice, Turin and Valencia), and 6 in the South-Mediterranean area (Alexandria and Senghor in Egypt, Saint-Joseph and Saint Esprit de Kaslik in Lebanon, Tetuan and Marrakech in Morocco). The Neurex association (upper-Rheine neuroscience network), the Landau network “A. Volta”, and the French-Moroccan Neuroscience “Groupement de Recherche International” (GDRI) are associated partners also involved in the project. The EMN-Online master’s degree was created as part of a TEMPUS IV project (ISIS, 1,3 M€, 2010-2014) funded by the European Commission and coordinated by Bordeaux University.
This master’s degree aims are three fold. (i) It will provide students with access to the techniques and concepts of modern biology through courses in Neuroscience. (ii) It will contribute to the standardization of teaching in Neuroscience and Biotechnology throughout the Euro-Mediterranean space, thus facilitating the acquisition of homogenous high level competences, knowledge and know-how by the students. (iii) Finally, this joined program aims at fostering exchanges and cooperation between the two sides of the Mediterranean area. Together with other Euro-Mediterranean projects (N€uromed, NEUreN), this partnership allows organizing powerful Neuroscience networks that result in mutual benefits for all students and staff from Euro-Mediterranean Universities.