India|EMBO Lecture Courses

Funding for lecture courses for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in India

Deadlines for applications: 1 March and 1 August


Applications to organize an India | EMBO Lecture Course are accepted via the EMBO online application system. Application deadlines are 1 March and 1 August. Selections for funding are made by the EMBO Course Committee in April/May and in September/October.

Organizers are advised to apply as early as possible in the calendar year preceding the proposed date of the lecture course. Applications to fund events in the same calendar year will not be considered.

Applicants are asked to complete an online application form and an offline application form.

Applicants will be asked to provide:

  • Proposed title and topic of the meeting
  • Proposed date and location
  • Format of the meeting (in-person only, virtual only, or hybrid)
  • List of the organizers, specifying their role (e.g. main organizer, co-organizer, administrative or financial contact)
  • An abstract describing the themes and objectives of the meeting
  • Subject areas and keywords
  • Reasons for holding a meeting on the proposed topic
  • Selection criteria for participation and number of participants
  • Description of the networking activities
  • List of proposed speakers
  • Draft programme
  • Draft budget

For detailed information on the application process, key dates, format of the meeting and required documentation, please consult the application guidelines.