We are actively teaching at RWTH Aachen University as well as at the University of Cologne.

At RWTH Aachen University

We provide the following courses and recommend taking them in this order:

More detailed information regarding the courses can be found here:

Summer Term

Winter Term

Preparation for Theory 1: Data analysis with Python - Introduction to programming in Python (2 SWS)

Theory 1: Introduction to Computational Neuroscience (1+2 SWS)

Theory 2: Theoretical neuroscience - Correlation Structure of Neuronal Networks (1+2 SWS)

Theory 3: Statistical Mechanics of Neuronal Networks (1+2 SWS)

Key findings in Neurobiology: Cortical Structure and Function (2 SWS)


In addition we are also offering lectures in electrodynamics and neuroinspired computing.

If you want to attend our courses, you can find more information at RWTH Online.

The following professors from INM-6 are involved in the teaching program at RWTH Aachen:

Prof. Dr. Markus Diesmann
Computational Neuroscience, Faculty 10, Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Disorders, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen & Co-opted Professor, Faculty 1, Department of Physics, RWTH Aachen

Theoretical neuroscience - Fluctuations and correlations in neuronal networks (SS)

Prof. Dr. Sonja Grün
Theoretical Systems Neurobiology, Faculty 1, Department of Biology, RWTH Aachen

Introduction to Computational Neuroscience (Lecture) (WS)
Cortical Structure and Function (SS)

Prof. Dr. Moritz Helias
Theory of Neuronal Networks, Faculty 1, Department of Physics, RWTH Aachen

Theoretische Physik II : Elektrodynamik (Vorlesung) (WS)
Statistical Physics (SS)

Prof. Dr. Abigail Morrison
Neural Computation, Faculty 1, Department of Computer Science 3, RWTH Aachen

Neuroinspired Computing (SS/WS)

At University of Cologne

Sacha van Albada is teaching at the Department of Biology at the University of Cologne.

Prof. Dr. Sacha van Albada

Junior Professor in Computational Neuroanatomy

Essentials in Neuroscience (MSc level course in biological sciences, lecture and seminar)
Computational Neuroscience (MSc level course in biological sciences, mathematics, physics, computational sciences)

New Masters at RWTH in planning

  • Computational Life Science
  • Neuroscience

Last Modified: 11.11.2022