Disciplines

Infection Meets Immunity

Organizing institution
Utrecht University - Faculty of Medicine
Course code
M33
Course fee (excl. housing)
€ 500.00
Level
Advanced Master
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This course illustrates the intricate balance between infection and immunity in the human host. You will meet the experts, follow lectures at an advanced level, visit our state-of-the-art facilities and go on a field trip to Micropia, the first museum of microbes, in the center of Amsterdam. After this course you will be able to relate immunological principles and clinical consequences and will have knowledge about bacterial and viral diseases, especially on those areas were infection meets immunity.

Utrecht University has a strong history in research on Infection and Immunity; it is home to worldwide expert research teams in this area. During this course you will meet the experts, follow lectures at an advanced level, visit our state-of-the-art facilities and go on a field trip to Micropia, the first museum of microbes, in the center of Amsterdam. The Utrecht Medical Students Associastion SAMS offers tours through the University Hospital and our various prestigious medical training facilities.

The course will start by refreshing your knowledge about Immunology and Microbiology. The subsequent more advanced and specialized lectures will cover topics such as Memory in the Immune System, Immune Tolerance, Intracellular Pathogens, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Bacteriology and Public Health. Furthermore you will gain insight in those areas where infection and immunity meet, such as Vaccines and Microbial Immune Evasion. Finally you can apply your knowledge in a scientific debate within the central theme: Infection meets Immunity.

Download the day-to-day programme (PDF)

Course director

Erna J.G. van Wilsem, PhD

Course aim

The aim of this course is to familiarize you in depth with the scientific knowledge in the field of Infection and Immunity.

Study load

Two weeks, fulltime course, no homework

Fee

€ 500.00
Housing € 350.00 , through Utrecht Summer School

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships for the Infection meets Immunity course are available for non-European participants. The scholarship consists of a fee waiver by the amount of 400 euros. Requests for scholarships should be sent to: info@iiutrecht.nl

Required documents

For this course you are required to upload the following documents when applying:
C.V., Transcript of Grades

More information

Jolanda van der Hoorn
info@iiutrecht.nl

Registration

Application deadline: 27 June 2018