First edition of the European Advanced Studies Course EuroMiRC

Applications are open till Feb 15th

The European Advanced Studies Course on Microbial Resource Centres (EuroMiRC) aims to create a new generation of highly qualified professionals that will work in microbial Culture Collections (CC) or the more advanced concept of Microbial Resource Centres (mBRCs). The prepared 30 ECTS curricular program is designed to give science professionals the skills and knowledge they need to take on greater responsibilities in the management of microbial resources.  Students who successfully complete the 30 ECTS program are awarded a Diploma in Advanced Studies on Microbial Resources Centres issued by University of Minho (Braga, Portugal).

The teaching body of this Advanced Studies Course assembles a critical mass of microbiologists with long and internationally recognized research, innovation, and education experience, belonging to different CC/mBRCs that are partners of the Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure-European Research Infrastructure Consortium (MIRRI-ERIC). The course is hosted by University of Minho (Braga, Portugal) and has the support of the following partner institutions:

  • Universitat de València-Estudi General (UVEG-CECT)
  • Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC-BEA)
  • University of Latvia (UL-MSCL)
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA-CCUoA)
  • Universita Degli Studi Di Torino (UNITO-MUT)
  • Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL-BELSPO/MUCL)
  • Université de Liége (ULiége-BELSPO/ULC)
  • Institut National de Recherche pour l’Agriculture, l’alimentation et l’Environnement (INRAE)
  • Institut Pasteur
  • Westerdijk Institute – KNAW
  • Institute of Agricultural and Food Biotechnology – IAFB

All information here.