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V COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY UNESCO CHAIR UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA (SPAIN)

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Tue Apr 20 09:55:44 EST 1999


The University of Granada hereby publishes the call for applications for 
places on the V 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 also 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.

        LANGUAGES:              Spanish and English.

        APPLICANTS

        Applicants for the course should be graduates in some discipline 
related either to tropical medicine or to 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 
Cientifica",
                                    Campus Fuentenueva, Granada.

        DATE:                 From 20 September 1999.

        TIMETABLE:     From Mondays to Fridays, mornings and afternoons.

        NUMBER OF HOURS:               154

        DIPLOMA AWARDED:    All those participants who attend a minimum of 139 
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 Investigacion 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.

	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 he/she wishes to apply for, according to his/her eligibility.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

        PLACES:   Applications  for places on the course can be made from the 
day this call until 12.00 a.m., 5 July 1999.

        GRANTS: Applications for grants can be made from the day this call 
until 12.00 
                          a.m., 21 June 1999.

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 28  June and 1 July 1999. A list of all candidates who have 
been given a place on the course without a grant will be published between 13 
and 16 July 1999. 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 "V Curso de Medicina Tropical". Payment must be made before 3 September 
1999, 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 one 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: +34-958-244284/242909
Fax: +34-958-243009/244312
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: +34-958-242861/2423263
Fax: +34-958-242861
email: insbiot at goliat.ugr.es



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