Requirements for fellows are:
- Work experience of at least 2 years in Public Health institutions
- Health personnel, preferably engaged in the management, prevention and control of infectious diseases
- a degree or proficiency in:
- An endorsement document of the current employer confirming a minimum of a one-year contract endurance following completion of the programme is required. This endorsement should include an assurance that the GIBACHT fellow will be released from work for the three 1-week presence courses.
The following wording can be used for this assurance in the endorsement letter. “Our institute supports the participation of Mr / Mrs __________________ in the GIBACHT fellowship and will release (him/her) from work for the three GIBACHT presence workshops, which will take place from the 24 to 28 April 2017, the 10 to 14 July 2017 and the 23 to 27 October 2017.”
Advanced proficiency in English is indispensable for all participants. Internet access is required for the e-learning modules.
Successful completion of the programme will be certified after:
In order to apply for participation in the programme, send
Electronic and non-electronic applications must arrive no later than 15 December 2016.
In case of non-electronic applications please send them to:
PD Dr. Norbert Schwarz
GIBACHT Programme Office
Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine
Bernhard Nocht Str. 74
Electronic applications: firstname.lastname@example.org
As spaces are limited in the program, a two-stage selection procedure will be applied:
Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.