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
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.
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 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
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.
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
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
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.
The selection committee will take into account:
- The suitability of the candidate's degree.
- Professional experience related to the course content.
- Other merits.
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
Members: The Course Co-ordinator, the Head of the Institute of
and one member of the Research Committee
Vicerrectorado de Investigaci¢n y Relaciones Internacionales
Hospital Real, Cuesta del Hospicio s/n,
Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada.
E-mail: inves2 at elvira.ugr.esinves3 at elvira.ugr.es
Instituto de Biotecnolog¡a de la Universidad de Granada
Facultad de Ciencias, Campus Fuentenueva, 18071