Research Centre for Animal Cognition


Director :

Martin Giurfa - PU-CE


Address :
UMR 5169
Bât IVR3
118 route de Narbonne
31062 Toulouse cedex 09

Administrative assistant :
Christine Renault
Tél : 05 61 55 67 31


Overseeing organizations :
Mixed unit: CNRS /Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse III)


Research themes :

  • Behavioural and neurobiological bases of learning and memory (BCNAM)
    Leaders: Martin Giurfa and Monique Gauthier
  • Spatial and Contextual Cognition (CSC)
    Leaders: Jean-Michel Lassalle and Bernard Francés
  • Group Behaviour - Ethology and Modelling (EMCC)
    Leader: Guy Theraulaz

Key words :

Cognition, Animal Models, Learning, Memory, Collective Behavior, Neurosciences, System Biology


Teaching :

BSc and MSc at Paul Sabatier University, University of Toulouse-le
Mirail, and Jean-François Champollion University Centre.

Doctoral schools :

CLESCO: "Behaviour, Language, Education, Socialization, Cognition" (ED 326)