Our vision is to lead excellence in research and teaching dedicated to the advancement of knowledge of the nervous system and its disorders to promote health as well as the improvement of care and quality of life. 

Our mission is to support excellent experimental research in animals and humans as well as patient-oriented clinical research, to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nervous system. 

Our commitment to research and teaching focuses on training programs for scientists and clinicians together with the promotion of equality and inclusion.