TROPICAL MEDICINE UNESCO CHAIR UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA SPAIN

parasito biotec at goliat.ugr.es
Mon Jun 1 12:59:35 EST 1998


UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANADA


                                                CONVOCATION
                              IV COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY
                                   UNESCO CHAIRS - UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA

        The University of Granada hereby publishes the call for applications 
for places on the IV Course on Tropical
Medicine and Parasitology, planned under the auspices  of the UNESCO Chairs - 
University of Granada joint
programme. Under Annex I to this call invitations are likewise made to apply 
for grants to participate on the course.

        BASIC CONTENT OF THE COURSE

        SUBJECTS

        Geographical regions and climates; Clinical epidemiology; Malnutrition 
and illness; A detailed study of the
        commonest tropical diseases caused by helminths, protozoa, fungi, 
bacteria and viruses, with special emphasis
        upon their clinical, diagnostic and epidemiological aspects. 

        LECTURERS

        As in the previous courses, the lectures will be given by staff and 
research workers of renowned prestige from
        both public and private institutions from many different countries.

        LANGUAJES:              Spanish and English.

        APPLICANTS

        Applicants for the course should be graduates in some discipline 
related either to tropical medicine or
        parasitology who wish either to gain a basic grounding or to bring 
themselves up to date in the subjects
        offered, all of which will be taught by specialists in each field.


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COURSE

        VENUE:                         Lecture theatre of the "Centro de 
Instrumentaci¢n Cient¡fica",
                                       Campus Fuentenueva, Granada.

        DATE:                          From 14 September 1998.

        TIMETABLE:                     From Mondays to Fridays, mornings and 
afternoons.

        NUMBER OF HOURS:               120

        DIPLOMA AWARDED:               All those participants who attend a 
minimum of 108 hours will be awarded
                                       a diploma, which will state the total 
hours of the course, accredit the
                                       participant's attendance, and reflect 
the benefit gained by the participant
                                       from the course.
        APPLICATIONS

        Candidates should deliver their application to the Registro General of 
the University of Granada, Hospital
        Real, Cuesta de Hospicio s/n, Granada. It should be addressed to  "El 
Vicerrector de Investigaci¢n y
        Relaciones Internacionales and be accompanied by a curriculum vitae 
containing at least the following
        information:

                - Full name and identity card or passport number.
                - Address and telephone number.
                - Degree(s) held (at least to the level required in this call 
for applications).
                - All qualifications should be, duly warranted, for their   
evaluation by the selection committee.




                                       




                                                                              
             C tedras Unesco
                                                                              
      UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANADA

        If the candidate also wishes to apply for a grant he/she should fill 
in a separate application to be attached to
        the first, indicating which type of grant the candidate wishes to 
apply for, according to his/her eligibility.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

        PLACES:         Applications  for places on the course can be made 
from the date of this call until 12.00
                        a.m., 4 July 1998.

        GRANTS:         Applications for grants can be made from the date of 
this call until 12.00 a.m., 20 June
                        1998.

COST OF THE COURSE

        The cost of the course is 100,000 pts.

        A list of all candidates who have been awarded a grant will be 
published between 26 and 30 June 1998. A list
        of all candidates who have been given a place on the course without a 
grant will be published between 13 and
        17 July 1998. Those participants who do not have a grant should pay 
the enrolment fee into la Caja General
        de la Universidad, located in the Edificio Administrativo, c/ Santa 
Luc¡a or make a bank transfer to the
        University of Granada current account N§2031-0000-08-0101745071, Caja 
General de Ahorros, Oficina
        Principal, Plaza Villamena s/n, Granada, indicating that it is payable 
to "IV Curso de Medicina Tropical".
        Payment must be made before 2 September 1998, after which time places 
remaining unpaid for will be offered
        to candidates on the waiting list.

EVALUATION CRITERIA

        The selection committee will take into account:

        - The suitability of the candidate's degree.
        - Professional experience related to the course content.
        - Other merits.


SELECTION COMMITTEE

        The members of the selection committee both for candidates and the 
awarding of grants will be:

        President:      The Vice-Rector for Research and Foreign Affairs
        Secretary:      The General Secretary or Vice-Secretary of the 
University Committee
        Members:        The Course Co-ordinator, the Head of the Institute of 
Biotechnology and member of the
                        Research Committee

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Vicerrectorado de Investigaci¢n y Relaciones
Internacionales
Hospital Real, Cuesta del Hospicio s/n,
Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada.
Tel: +34 (9)58 242909/244284
Fax: +34 (9)58 243009/244312
E-mail: inves2 at elvira.ugr.es
        inves3 at elvira.ugr.es
 
ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Instituto de Biotecnolog¡a de la Universidad de Granada
Facultad de Ciencias, Campus Fuentenueva, 18071
Granada.
Tel: +34 (9)58 242861/2423263
Fax: +34 (9)58 242861
E-mail: aosuna at goliat.ugr.es
        cmascaro at goliat.ugr.es
                                        




                                                                              
             C tedras Unesco
                                                                              
      UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANADA

                                                  ANNEX I
                                        CALL FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS
                               IV INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE
                                             AND PARASITOLOGY
                                   UNESCO CHAIRS - UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA

        The following grants are offered to eligible candidates to attend the 
IV International Course on Tropical
Medicine and Parasitology, organised under the auspices of the UNESCO Chair, 
"Tropical Medicine and Parasitology"
of the University of Granada:

        I)  7 grants funded by UNESCO

        a.-  These grants are intended for citizens of developing countries 
and of the E.I.C who are not residents of
        any country belonging to the European Union.
        b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee, travel, and 
board and lodgings expenses for the duration
        of the course.

        II)  10 grants funded by the UNESCO Chair, "Tropical Medicine and 
Parasitology", of the University of
        Granada.

        a.-  These grants are intended for citizens of developing countries 
and of the E.I.C. who are resident in Spain.
        b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee.

        III)  5 grants funded by the UNESCO Chair, Tropical Medicine and 
Parasitology" of the University of
        Granada.

        a.-  These grants are intended for citizens of countries belonging to 
the European Union.
        b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee.

EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR THE AWARDING OF GRANTS

        1.- FOR APPLICANTS FOR GRANTS IN SECTIONS I AND II

        .- A graduates in some discipline related either to tropical medicine 
or parasitology. 
        .- Adequate curriculum vitae.
        .- Professional relationship with the subjects of the course. In this 
respect, candidates collaborating
        directly with any organisation or institute working to humanitarian 
ends will have priority.
        .- Other merits.

        2.- FOR APPLICANTS FOR GRANTS IN SECTION III

        .- A graduates in some discipline related either to tropical medicine 
or parasitology. 
        .- Hold a doctorate or be taking a doctoral course in any area related 
to the subjects of the course.
        .- Other merits.

        DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE OF DEGREES AND MERITS LOIL BE REQUIRED

                         Signed in Granada on the thirteenth day of April 1998



                                        Francisco Gonz lez Lodeiro
                               Vice-Rector for Research and Foreign Affairs



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