Apply: Infectious Diseases Research Fellowship

Deadline: 24 April, 2020

Organised by the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) and the Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases (SSI), the purpose of the fellowship is to support infectious disease physicians and scientists from under-resourced countries through multidisciplinary clinical and laboratory training at select biomedical institutions in Switzerland. The programme aims to foster partnerships between fellows and infectious disease leaders in Switzerland.


A financial stipend of up to CHF 50,000 per year (approximately $51,000) will be given to fellows to cover travel costs and living expenses


  • The fellowship is open to residents of low and middle income countries (as classified by the World Bank)
  • The fellowship is open to applicants who have either a M.D. or Ph.D. in a relevant field
  • The fellowship is open to applicants who hold a position at a medical, research or public health institution in the low or middle income country in which they are resident
  • Applicants are required to be proficient in writing and speaking English and either German or French (applicants who propose a research-only fellowship do not need French or German fluency)

To apply and for more information, click here.

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