Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp: Master Fellowships, 03/01

Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp: Master Fellowships, 03/01

The Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp (ITM) has 60 fellowships, available for its 2001-2002 International Master Courses in Public Health (MPH), Disease Control (MDC - Options: Reproductive health/HIV and Tropical diseases), Tropical Animal Health/Animal Production (MVet). The teaching language in 2001-2002 will be English (2002-2003: French). The courses start in September and last until June (MPH, MVet) or August (MDC).

The fellowships are sponsored by the Belgian Agency for International Collaboration, and only open to candidates from developing countries. They cover tuition fee, travel costs, insurance and a reasonable monthly stipend. Family reunion during the course year can be arranged and covered to a limited extend. ITM arranges visa formalities, flights, reception at arrival, accommodation and has also a year-round socio-cultural program for its foreign students.

The training programme is demanding and requires substantial field experience. The MPH and MDC are open only to MD's, the MVet to veterinarians, agricultural scientists and biologists with veterinary and agricultural background. The fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis. The deadline for applications is March 1st.

For further information and application forms, please consult:
or contact the course secretariats below. Brochures are also available at the Belgian embassies and consulates.

For the Master of Public Health:

For the MSc Disease Control:

For the MSc Tropical Animal Health/Production:

For non-DC students, a limited number of other grants are also available. Please contact the course secretariats.

*** DEADLINE 1st MARCH 2001 ***

Prof. Dr. Bruno Gryseels
Institute for Tropical Medicine
Nationalestraat 155
2000 Antwerp, Belgium
Tel: +32-3-247-6200
Fax: +32-3-237-6731


Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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