The European Society of Hypertension (ESH) for the academic year 2024 extends an invitation to international students to apply for the upcoming summer school. The ESH Summer Schools aim to establish a network focused on hypertension, bringing together young European and non-European scholars who represent the future generation of clinicians specializing in hypertension.
This summer school involves the study of Blood Pressure Control within ESH Excellence Centres, a program dedicated to Professor Alberto Zanchetti. The primary objective of the European Society of Hypertension is to enhance the treatment of blood pressure and elevate control measures. The overarching goal is to reduce cardiovascular risk, premature cardiovascular and renal morbidity and mortality. Additionally, this initiative aims to contribute to a decrease in healthcare costs.
- Level of Study: Summer School
- Institution(s): European Society of Hypertension (ESH)
- Study in Serbia
- Opportunity Focus Areas: Basic research and Clinical areas.
- Program Period: Six days. The program will take place from 24-29 September 2024.
- Deadline: May 01, 2024
Eligibility Criteria for European Society of Hypertension Summer School 2024
To be eligible for the European Society of Hypertension Summer School, candidates must satisfy the following criteria:
- Language Requirement: Proficiency in English.
- Eligible Countries: Open to applicants from all countries worldwide.
- Candidate Profile: Young candidates with a strong dedication to hypertension, spanning both basic research and clinical practice.
- Age Preference: While there is no specific age limit, preference will be given to candidates below the age of 40.
- Event Limitation: The ESH Summer School is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, meaning that each participant can attend the course only once in their life.
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The European Society of Hypertension Summer School offers the following benefits to recipients:
Expenses covered by the ESH:
- Travel costs of the faculty
- Attendees’ accommodation
Expenses covered by National Societies of Hypertension:
- Attendees’ travel costs
Note: Travel grants will be provided by the ESH for countries experiencing economic hardship.
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How to Apply for the European Society of Hypertension Summer School?
Please follow the following application instructions to apply for this Summer School:
At least two candidates from each country (bigger countries may send more than two applications) should be nominated by the National Societies of Hypertension in Europe and submitted by May 01, 2023.
- Complete the membership application form.
- The nomination should include a brief CV of the applicant including their contact details. Each National Society of Hypertension will be informed about the selection of candidates in June.
- Contacts of the local organizer:
Prof. Dragan Lovic
Clinic for Internal Disease Intermedia
Cardiology Department-Hypertensive Centre
Singidunum University, School of Medicine
Note: All inquiries should be sent to:
Prof. Renta Cífková
Secretary ESH Educational Activities Committee
Department Preventive Cardiology (G6 Building)
Thomayer University Hospital
Vídeňská 800 140 59
Prague 4 Czech Republic
Phone: +420 2 6108 3694
Fax: +420 2 6108 3821
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FAQs: Scholarships and Financial Aid
1. Does ESH offer scholarships for the Summer School?
Yes, the ESH Summer School provides scholarships to eligible candidates. Check the official website for detailed information on application procedures and eligibility criteria.
2. What expenses do scholarships typically cover?
Scholarships often cover registration fees, accommodation, and, in some cases, travel expenses. Be sure to review the scholarship details to understand the extent of financial support.
3. How can I apply for financial aid?
To apply for financial aid, submit the required documents and information during the registration process. The ESH Summer School committee will assess applications and notify successful candidates.
4. Are there specific criteria for scholarship eligibility?
Eligibility criteria vary, considering factors such as academic achievements, financial need, and contributions to the field. Review the criteria carefully before applying.
5. How competitive is the scholarship application process?
While the process is competitive, the ESH Summer School aims to support deserving candidates. Showcase your achievements and passion for cardiovascular health in your application.
6. When will scholarship recipients be notified?
Successful scholarship recipients will be notified within a specified timeframe. Keep an eye on your email and the official ESH website for updates.
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The European Society of Hypertension Summer School 2024 goes beyond the traditional confines of academic events. It is a transformative experience designed not only to impart the latest knowledge but also to cultivate a community committed to shaping the future of cardiovascular health. As you commence this journey, seize the opportunities, build connections, and actively contribute to the shared pursuit of a healthier world.