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The research vocation of the Cajal Institute is not limited exclusively to the scientific activity carried out in its laboratories. One of the main objectives of the center is to contribute to the training of future neuroscientists, having become since its origins the most prominent and active research institute in the teaching of Neurosciences.

The departments and research groups of the Cajal Institute train undergraduate, Master's and PhD students, as well as postdoctoral researchers, who initiate and guide their research careers in different disciplines related to the study of the brain, facilitating and promoting the incorporation of new talent into neuroscientific research.

Collaboration with Spanish and foreign universities

Since its beginnings, the training activity developed by the Cajal Institute has been closely linked to the regulated higher education programs offered by the surrounding universities different fields of Neuroscience. In addition to its participation in these training programs the center regularly provides university classrooms with teachers specialized in various areas of study of the brain.

The center maintains strong links with neighboring universities in the Community of Madrid, establishing for decades a fruitful collaboration with all of them. Most of the Institute's research group leaders participate in different master's degree courses and regularly receive students from numerous national and international educational institutions who come to the Cajal Institute both to complete their practical and academic training and to begin their research careers with the most advanced and cutting-edge groups.

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