Who is eligible?

MeBoP is targeted towards graduate and postgraduate students, and early career academics or clinicians who plan a career in parasitology research.  The course will provide practical instruction in cutting-edge research topics and methods, in addition to networking opportunities.

To be eligible the following criteria must be fullfilled at the date of application:


1. The applicant must hold at least a BSc or equivalent in a field relevant to the course (e.g. biology, biochemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, public health or epidemiology).

2. The applicant must be a citizen of one of a country located in the Middle East or in North or Sub-Saharan Africa.

How to apply:


Applicants should fill in the online application form and attach the following materials:


  • Application Checklist:

    1. Fill up online application completely - incomplete applications may be negatively evaluated.

    2. Curriculum vitae - emailed to mebop.team@gmail.com

    3. Two reference letters - emailed to mebop.team@gmail.com  



Application deadline:  February 28, 2020

Confirmation of materials acceptance: March 8, 2020

Shortlist announcement: March 30th, 2020

Course - July 27 - August 12, 2020

Map showing where MeBoP students came from (2016-2018)

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