Infectious Diseases (AMC PhD Program)

Information about the course Infectious Diseases.

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Goal:

This course aims to inform PhD candidates about major infectious diseases, including those that are not necessarily within the scope of their own research.

Format:

The course runs once a year, on four consecutive days. The one-day sessions consist of lectures given by well-known researchers from the AMC and elsewhere.

Scheduled dates:

December 17 thru 20, 2019.

    Content:

    The course covers all aspects of infectious diseases with a strong focus on public health issues, host pathogen interactions, poverty related communicable diseases, and basic research.

    Target audience:

    AMC PhD candidates. CINIMA PhD candidates are required to attend this course during the first or second year of their PhD project.

    VUmc PhD candidates doing research at Amsterdam Infection & Immunity Institute***.

      Language:

      This course is given in English, unless all participants understand Dutch.

      Certificate:

      To qualify for the certificate, a participant must attend all lectures. Attendance is registered.

      Study load:

      36 hours, which is comparable to 1.3 ECTS points.

      Number of participants:

      Maximum 50 per course.

      Costs:

      No charge for registered AMC PhD candidates. Employees of the AMC or AMC Medical Research BV can participate provided slots are available. All other participants are charged a fee of 1,250 euro.

      *** No charge for VUmc PhD candidates doing research at Amsterdam Infection & Immunity Institute.

      Course coordinator:

      Amsterdam Infection & Immunity Institute / Dr. Lia van der Hoek / Medical Micribiology / c.m.vanderhoek@amsterdamumc.nl / tel. +31 (0)20 - 566 7510.

      More information:

      From the course coordinator or AMC Graduate School / graduateschool@amc.uva.nl / E2-172 / tel. +31 (0)20 - 566 4618.

      Contact:

      AMC Graduate School
      E-mail: graduateschool@amc.uva.nl
      Tel: +31 (0)20 - 566 3108