III COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY

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	CONVOCATION
	III 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 III 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.

APPLICANTS

Applicants for the course should be graduates 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:           The Faculty of Sciences, 
                     Campus Fuentenueva, Granada.

DATE:            Beginning 8 September 1997.


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 
Investigación 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).
- Any other merits, duly warranted, for their   evaluation by the 
selection committee.

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 convocation until 12.00 a.m., 18 July 1997.
GRANTS: Applications for grants can be made from the date of this 
convocation until 12.00 a.m., 30 June 1997.

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 7 and 9 July. A list of all candidates who have 
been given a place on the course without a grant will be published 
between 24 and 28 July. 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 Lucía 
or make a bank transfer to the University of Granada current 
account Nº2031-0000-08-0101745071, Caja General de Ahorros, Oficina 
Principal, Plaza Villamena s/n, Granada, indicating that it is 
payable to "III Curso de Medicina Tropical". Payment must be made 
before 5 September, 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
            One member of the Research Committee
 ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Vicerrectorado de Investigación 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 Biotecnología 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: biotec at goliat.ugr.es
       cmascaro at goliat.ugr.es
             





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

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

	1)  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 degree in an area related to tropical medicine
    and/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 degree in an area related to tropical medicine
    and/or parasitology.
 .- Hold a doctorate or be taking a doctoral course 
    in any area related to the subjects of the course.
 .- Other merits.
       

	N.B ALL ALLEGED MERITS MUST BE DULY WARRANTED

	Signed in Granada on the fifth day of June 1997





	Francisco González Lodeiro
	Vice-Rector for Research and Foreign Affairs



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