The Summer School on Affective Neuroscience will organise an online Summer Course from 28 June – 2 July 2021, each day from 13:30-16:00 (CEST).

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Application deadline: 21/06/2021

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Online Summer Course

Due to the continuing COVID pandemic, the next Summer Course of the Summer School on Affective Neuroscience will be held online from 28 June to 2 July 2021.
The online course will be held from Monday to Friday, from 2pm to 4pm (central European summer time).
You can apply via the regular online application form

The Summer Course aims at an in-depth analysis of the latest developments within the field of affective neuroscience at large.
Each day will comprise two stimulating lectures held by our own board of directors. The lectures will be followed by thought-provoking propositions to engage our audience in a lively interactive discussion.

The lecture abstracts will follow soon.

Monday 28/06
Welcome & Introduction (Koen Schruers, Maastricht University)
The 'Golden Hours' and secondary prevention in PTSD (Joseph Zohar, Tel Aviv University)
The psychedelic revolution in psychiatry treatments (David Nutt, Imperial College London)

Tuesday 29/06
Acute and chronic stress from a neurobiological perspective (Stephan Claes, KULeuven)
From fear extinction to exposure therapy (Ulrike Lüken, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Wednesday 30/06
Panic, body & the homeostatic brain (Giampaolo Perna, Humanitas University Milan)
The longitudinal development of anxiety (Fiammetta Cosci, Università degli studi Firenze)

Thursday 01/07
Time, Space and Fear (Dean Mobbs, Caltech)
Understanding and treating social dysfunction (Keith Kendrick, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China)

Friday 02/07
Non-suicidal self-injury : compulsion , behavioral addiction or else? (Stefano Pallanti, Università degli studi Firenze)
Innovative treatments for major depression (René Hurlemann, University of Oldenburg)
Closing (Koen Schruers, Maastricht University)

Standard fee: €375
Young scientist's fee: €275 (Reduced fee for applicants who graduated from their first MSc or MD degree less than 5 years before the date of application)

Payment & restitution

The entire sum of the tuition fee for the online summer course must be received before 21 June. Your enrolment becomes officially valid only upon payment of the entire sum of the tuition fee. An invitation for online payment with the details of your fee will be send to the participant upon acceptance to the Summer Course.
In case of cancelation of participation – for whatever reason – by the applicant, any amount that was paid will be noted down as a (partial) payment for the following year. Alternatively, before 21 June, a maximum of 60% of the paid sum may be reimbursed. After 21 June reimbursement is not possible.