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



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

ISBE: International Society of Behavioral Ecology

NWG: International Society for Neuroethology

NVG: Netherlands Society for Behavioural Biology

SZS: Swiss Zoological Society

VBIO: German Life Science Association


Studying Behavioural Biology

MSc programmes in Germany

MSc /PhD programmes around the world



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