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Who can apply ?

There are 15 open slots for PhD students enrolled in Switzerland.

Additionally, the 15 PhD students of the EU ITN TRABIT consortium will also participate to the school. You can have a look to who they are here.

Credits: 2ECTS

The summer school will be accredited with 2 credits following the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) by the Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School (LNDS) upon a full participation of the lectures and the positive evaluation of a final essay (of 2 pages) containing a critical discussion of scientific outcomes presented during the talks. A certificate of participation can also be issued by the LNDS.

Registration fee

A registration fee of 100 CHF (to cover expenses of lunches, coffee breaks and participation to social events) will be requested. This fee does not include accommodation expenses. The payment will be requested only after acceptance to the school is confirmed.

How to apply ?

Candidate participants have to send by email:

  • Subject: TRABIT Summer School Application
  • Motivation letter (max 1 page), brief description of your PhD thesis (max half-page) and CV (max 2 pages).
  • To: Meritxell Bach Cuadra  meritxell (dot) bachcuadra (at) unil (dot) ch

Deadline for submitting your candidacy is May 15th 2019. Candidates will be evaluated by the organising committee. An answer will be given by May 27th 2019.