The Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (EKUT) is one of the best-renowned research universities in Europe (QS world University Rankings 2015) and one of Germany’s 11 Excellence Universities. It hosts approx. 24.000 students. The medical faculty is the largest one among 14 faculties at EKUT with almost 3.000 students, more than 3.000 R&D employees and 20 research chairs. The medical faculty participates in approx. 65 ongoing EU-Projects. Amongst them there are 11 EU-Projects coordinated by EKUT. The University specializes in a number of innovative fields of research of which Neuroscience is one of the outstanding research fields assembled within the Hertie Institute of Clinical Brain.