Resources page – picture of an adult male chimpanzee sleeping

Please find below a list of links relevant for those who are interested in Behavioural Biology.


Animal Behaviour Community Africa
ASAB: Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour
ABS: Animal Behavior Society
CCS: Comparative Cognition Society
EHBEA: European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association
ESEB: European Society for Evolutionary Biology
ESLR: An early-career network for all things social learning and cultural evolution
DZG: German Zoological Society
HBES: Human Behavior and Evolution Society
ICE: International Council of Ethologists (lists all societies representing Behavioural Biology)
ICN: International Society for Neuroethology
ISAE: International Society for Applied Ethology
ISAZ: International Society for Anthrozoology
ISBE: International Society of Behavioral Ecology
NWG: International Society for Neuroethology
NVG: Netherlands Society for Behavioural Biology
SORTEE: Society for Open, Reliable, and Transparent Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
SZS: Swiss Zoological Society
VBIO: German Life Science Association


Studying Behavioural Biology
Online course: Introduction into Animal Behaviour by Marc Naguib, James Savage & Lysanne Snijders
MSc programmes in Germany
MSc /PhD programmes around the world
Animal Behaviour Collective provides mentorships and microgrants to Behavioural Biology students


DAAD: German Academic Exchange Services
DFG: German Research funding
ERC: European Research Council
FWF: Austrian Research funding
Humboldt Foundation
L’Oréal – UNESCO: for Women in Science
SNSF: Swiss National Science Foundation


Animal Welfare / ethics – resources
National Centre for the 3Rs
Guidelines for Ethical Treatment of Animals in Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare Research by ISAE
Guidelines for the treatment of animals in behavioural research and teaching by ASAB
Felasa: Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations


Outreach resources – Behavioural Biology for everyone
Book a Scientist from the Leibniz Foundation
ETHOlogisch: Verhalten verstehen
Nature Today
Skype a Scientist