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ESCMID funded Observerships Spring 2023

The new call for 50 funded observerships will be opened from 28 March 2023 to 26 April 2023. First visits of observers to ECCs are envisioned to happen from Summer/Autumn 2023.

ECC Profiles

A detailed description of the ESCMID ECC profiles can be found here: ECC profiles 

Eligibility criteria
  • Must be an ESCMID Young Scientist Member
  • May only apply to one of the active ESCMID Collaborative Centres (ECCs) per application period
  • No previous ESCMID Observership visit within the last 12 months prior to the application deadline
  • Observers from outside Europe may only apply for a funded observership at a European ECC
  • Must agree on a clear purpose of the visit with the ECC endorsement letter (on their letter-headed paper) before applying. ECC should confirm both, the purpose and dates in the application
  • Applicants who require a visa to visit the ECC country must take this into consideration when applying and must choose dates that provide enough time to obtain a visa before the intended visit. ESCMID nor the ECC can guarantee flexibility in changing visit dates should a visa take longer. It is the applicant`s responsibility to ensure that there is enough time to organise their travel and visa (if applicable) before the planned visit.
  • Must include a letter of support from their supervisor/mentor showing how his/her institute would benefit from the learnings gained during the observership
  • Must receive official approval from ESCMID and meet the necessary requirements post-visit in order to be reimbursed

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