CV Bernd Weber

Position: Professor (W2)

Date of Birth: 20.07.1976

Gender: Male

Nationality: German

Institute of Experimental Epileptology and Cognition Research


Center for Economics and Neuroscience

University of Bonn
Sigmund-Freud Str. 25, D-53105 Bonn/Germany
Phone: +49-228 6885 262; Fax: +49-228 6885 261



2003 Graduation from medical school. University of Bonn
2003 Doctoral thesis, Prof. E.Schlicker, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Bonn


Academic Career:
2004 – 2010 Postdoctoral fellow and resident at Dept. of Epileptology, University Hospital Bonn
Since 2005 Head of the Group NeuroCognition|Imaging at the Life&Brain Center, University Hospital Bonn
2008 – 2014 Research affiliate and Professor at the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW, Berlin)
Since 2009 Board of Directors, Center for Economics and Neuroscience, University of Bonn
2010-2015 Heisenberg Professor for the biological basis of human economic decision making sponsored by the DFG
2016- Acting Director Center for Economics and Neuroscience, University of Bonn


Awards and Honors:
2003 Award of a ‘Summa cum laude’ for MD thesis work
2009 Article of the Quarter of the German Neuroscience Society for “Connectivity-based segregation of the human striatum predicts personality characteristics. Nat. Neurosci., 12(1):32-4”
2013 Park Oustanding Contributor Award of the Society for Consumer Psychology

Memberships, academic and professional duties (selection):

Vice Dean of Medical Education, University of Bonn


  • Society of Neuroeconomics;„Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft“ (German Neuroscience Society); Association of Neuropsychoeconomics (past-president)
  • Expert Panel Commision Med5 of the Flandern Science Foundation (Brussels, Belgium)


Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics


Chair Neuropsychoeconomics Conference 2009, 2013