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at the interface of physics & neuroscience

How to apply

Please read the following information carefully, as they are very important for your application.

The application deadline is February 14, 2024. 

All applicants must provide the following:

  • The candidate’s curriculum vitae.
  • A statement briefly describing how the Summer School Frontiers in Neurophotonics will complement their current research, studies, or career. Candidates from the fields of biology, photonics, neuroscience or related are strongly encouraged to apply. Maximum length of 2 pages, simple line spacing, margins of 2cm, Time New Romans 12 pts.
  • A letter of recommendation from the candidate’s current mentor, describing the relevance of the neurophotonics summer school for the progression of the candidate’s research project, and a commitment to cover registration fees.
  • All students and academic personnel will also have to provide a proof of affiliation with their university.
  • Applicants who need a visa to come to Canada to participate in the summer school must inform us at the time of application.

If you plan on applying to the school, please let us know  by completing this short form. It constitutes an optional declaration of interest that is not binding for the candidates, but it will help organize the work of the selection committee. Your collaboration is greatly appreciated.

The application package should be sent by email to

Registration Fees

The registration fee is $3000 CAD, which represents approximately 50% of the real cost. The difference is subsidized by the generous contribution of our sponsors and through our training grant programs.

For reference, this price is approximately 2200 USD, or 2000 euros.

These fees cover:

  • Registration
  • Pedagogical and scientific material
  • Food (3 meals a day + coffee breaks)
  • Lodging 
  • Activities for the duration of the Summer School
  • Everyday transportation to the research centre



Payment must be received in full before April 1st, 2024, at the end of the day.

Details about payment will be given to the candidates who have been selected to take part in the school.