UICC-IARC Development Fellowship


UICC and IARC are offering a joint Development Fellowship Award in cancer epidemiology. The objective of this award is to allow one of the most promising participants of the IARC Summer School to return to IARC and spend a period of up to three months in one of IARC’s Research Groups to receive further training and/or to develop research collaboration.

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Education and Training

Short-Term Fellowships

IARC has expanded its Fellowship Programme to include short-term stays at IARC (3-4 months) in order to transfer basic skills in cancer research to promising professionals from low- and middle-income countries. In 2012, in collaboration with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the UICC-IARC Development Fellowship was successfully launched during the IARC Summer School. This initiative allowed one/two of the most promising participants of the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 courses to return to IARC for a period of 3 months to receive further training, and to set up research collaborations.