Who is eligible?

MeBoP is targeted towards graduate and postgraduate students, and early career academics or clinicians who plan a career in parasitology research. The course will provide practical instruction in cutting-edge research topics and methods, in addition to networking opportunities.

To be eligible the following criteria must be fulfilled at the date of application:

  1. The applicant must hold at least a BSc or equivalent in a field relevant to the course (e.g. biology, biochemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, public health or epidemiology).

  2. The applicant must be a citizen of one of a country located in the Middle East or in North or Sub-Saharan Africa.

Note: All aspects of the course will be conducted in English, therefore fluency in written and spoken English is required.