Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
For junior researchers pursuing experimental projects in basic biomedical research and wish to pursue a short-term research stay or attend a practical course of up to 3 months.
  • to learn clearly-defined methods useful for your ongoing research and the work of your research group at home by visiting another laboratory, or by attending research-orientated courses including practical training (the practical part has to cover at least 50% of the course);
  • to enable graduates from abroad and their potential PhD supervisors to evaluate the scientific and personal prerequisites before embarking on a PhD thesis. To this end, the graduate student shall pursue a short project in his/her potential PhD supervisor’s laboratory for at least 4 weeks.
  • Lloc de presentació
    El personal de la Fundació IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
    Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.05.76.
    Marta López: Ext.: 1576
    Carol Barnwell: Ext.1670
    Convocatòria (URL)
    On-line application:
    Informació addicional
    Applications may be submitted at any time, but they should reach the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds at least 6 weeks prior, but not earlier than three months before the planned date of departure.
    Applicants must pursue an experimental project in basic biomedical research and belong to one of the following groups of junior scientists:
  • PhD students or medical students pursuing an experimental doctoral thesis;
  • postdocs who are pursuing a particular research project;
  • graduates from abroad who have applied for a PhD project, but who have not yet worked with their potential PhD supervisor.

    Whether you are eligible to apply for a travel grant, depends on when you received your first university degree qualifying for a profession (e.g. BSc, Diploma, Final State Examination):
  • for PhD and MD students as well as graduates the first university degree must not have been obtained more than 7 years ago at the time of the envisaged research visit/course;
  • for postdocs the first university degree must not have been obtained more than 10 years ago at the time of the envisaged research visit/course.
  • Dotació
    The grant provides a flat-rate contribution which may cover the expenses for travel, lodging and course fees. The salary of the applicant must be paid by the home institution.
    Up to 3 months
    The entire application should be submitted in English via surface mail, and should include information on:
  • Current research project
  • Planned training
  • Connection of the planned training and the current project. A Information on projects or courses
  • List of publications
  • Certificates (photocopies) of all examinations (e.g. PhD, MSc, BSc);
  • University entrance qualification or high school-leaving exam certificate (photocopy);
  • Letter of acceptance from the supervisor of the host laboratory stating
  • Letter of recommendation from the supervisor of your current research project
  • Evidence of expenses For an exhaustive list, please see the section Application on the grant website.
  • Arxius