Program Overview


IBRA offers three program types. Each program has a different focus and, accordingly, different requirements for applicants. Please read the information carefully and decide which of the three programs meets your professional goals best.

Please also study our FAQ (PDF) carefully, which gives answers on the most frequently asked questions.


 

Program A: Partial financing of participation in international congresses 

Specific goal: Participation in international congresses
Sponsorship: Up to CHF 2000.- depending on congress spezifics
Expected outputs: Poster or abstract of presentation


Application documents to be submitted:

  • Electronically completed application form
  • Curriculum Vitae in English
  • Relevant information about the congress
  • Titel and abstract of the planned presentation(s) or poster
  • Written acknowledgement by the scientific committee of the congress, confirming title and date of the presentation(s)


Download Application Form for Program A (PDF)



Program B: Clinical residential visit to a foreign host institution

Specific goal: For clinical training such as learning a new surgical technique, including pre and postoperative  management
Sponsorship: Up to CHF 5000.- depending on the duration of the scholarship (CHF 4000.- for the scholar and CHF 1000.- for the IBRA Training Center). 
Duration: 1 to 4 weeks
Expected outputs: Case report/discussion and scholarship report

 

Application documents to be submitted:

  • Electronically completed application form
  • Curriculum vitae in English
  • List of publications – publication list must be structured by:
  • A. Original articles
  • B. Case reports / technical notes
  • C. Book chapters / proceedings, others (incl. monography)
  • D. Abstracts
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Copies of diploma


Download "Scholarship Application Form B" (PDF)



Program C: Scientific residential stay at a foreign host institution

Specific goal: This program combines clinical training with active participation in a research project.
Duration: 4 to 12 weeks
Sponsorship: Up to CHF 12'000, depending on the duration of the scholarship (CHF 10'000 for the scholar and CHF 2'000 for the IBRA Training Center)
Expected outputs:

  • Research contribution: retrospective study, literature review, case review, prospective study, technical note on particular procedure or other research formats
  • Scholarship report

Application documents to be submitted:
  • Electronically completed application form
  • Research project description (max. 5 pages):
    Content: outline the problem, state of the art in this field, past research of the applicant in this field, hypothesis, aim of the study, detailed research plan, time schedule, relevant literature.
    After the applicant has been approved funding by the IBRA Research & Education Committee the research project has to be agreed with the fellowship director of the chosen IBRA Training Center.
  • Abstract of the research project (max. 250 characters)
  • Curriculum vitae in English
  • List of publications – publication list must be structured by: A. Original articles, B. Case reports / technical notes, C.Book chapters / proceedings, others (incl. monography), D.Abstracts
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Copies of diploma

 

 

 

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