Switzerland, Zurich

5th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School

when 7 June 2017 - 9 June 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 EC
fee CHF 250

The 5th Rare Diseases Summer School - organized by radiz (Rare Disease Initiative Zurich) - will take place in the “Tagungszentrum Schloss Au”, Wädenswil (on lake Zurich), from June 7th to June 9th 2017. The summer school will contain lectures by national and international rare disease experts, workshops, and poster presentations by participants. A high faculty-to-student ratio will allow participants to optimally benefit from the varied expertise of the faculty. There will be ample time for discussions, teamwork, as well as for socializing. Please refer to our website radiz 5th Rare Diseases Summer School for more information and for the application procedure.

Course leader

University of Zurich

Target group

The school addresses clinicians, physician-scientists, postdocs, and PhD students as well as select students from various disciplines such as medicine, biology, pharmaceutical science, psychology, sociology, and related fields.

Fee info

CHF 250: There is a non-refundable registration fee of CHF 250 for PhD students, of CHF 350 for other participants from academia and clinics and of CHF 500 for participants from industry. The fee becomes due upon notification of acceptance. Coffee breaks and meals as well as social activities are included in the registration fee. Participants are responsible for their own travel.
CHF 100: Accommodation on lake Zurich, close to the conference venue, will be organized, but needs to be pre-paid by participants.
There is a choice of rooms for either CHF 50 per night (double occupancy in a youth hostel), or CHF 65 per night (single occupancy in a youth hostel, limited availability). Please indicate your choice on the application form. Choice is subject to availability. Prices may be subject to change.
Hotel accommodation is also available nearby but shall be organized by the participants themselves.