Published: 05-02-2024 10:00 | Updated: 05-02-2024 11:46

Apply for Eurolife Summer School 2024

Master and doctoral students of KI in (bio)medicine, pharmacology, biotechnology and life sciences – join us to explore and address global challenges posed by infectious diseases.

Eurolife Summer School 2024: “Innovative Solutions to address Current and (Re) Emerging Infectious Diseases at a Global Scale” is open for applications.

Infectious diseases are on track to surpass cancer as the leading cause of global death within 50 years. Factors like antimicrobial resistance, migration, pandemics, and climate change contribute to this shift. During this summer school in Leiden, the Netherlands, you will explore these issues through expert lectures on topics like One Health, AI diagnostics, disease models, and vaccination - and propose solutions. You will also have ample opportunities to network with fellow students and thematic experts from the nine leading European medical institutions in Eurolife, as well as external speakers. 

DATE: 30 June-5 July 2024  
LOCATION: Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands  
PROGRAMME: See the tentative programme on the Eurolife website
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 29 February 2024  
TARGET GROUP: Master and doctoral students in (bio)medicine, pharmacology, biotechnology and life sciences with a special interest in infectious diseases  


For more information about the summer school and the application documents see the Eurolife website.

Submit your application in PDF to Anna Dahlerus, Eurolife Liaison Officers at KI.   

All applications from KI will be assessed by a group of representatives from the Committee for Higher Education and the Committee for Doctoral Training. Successful applicants will be nominated by KI to the summer school organizing committee.  

More information  

Eurolife offers 27 grants to students from Eurolife institutions, of which 3 grants are allocated to participants nominated from Karolinska Institutet. 

The grant will cover participation in the summer school, hotel, breakfast, lunch, one dinner and transportation by bus for a research centre visit. Note that travel costs to/from Leiden are not included.  


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Anna Dahlerus

International Coordinator

Eurolife is a network of nine prestigious European universities, including Karolinska Institutet, which aims to facilitate collaborative research, the exchange of researchers and students and the creation of new research opportunities within the field of Life Sciences. The network offers different educational activities for master and doctoral students as well as researchers.