1st Summer School in Molecular Biology

1st Summer School in Molecular Biology

Padua, Italy | 13-17 July 2020



Applications will be open from 3 February 2020 to 30 March 2020.

Applications are open to Bachelor Students in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioinformatics and similar, willing to enroll into a Master Programme as the next step in their academic career.

For more details about the application procedure, please click here.

Registration costs and payment

The registration fee is 250 EUR and includes:

  • Lunches
  • Social dinner
  • Introductory drink at Navigli happy hour
  • Visits at Palazzo Bò and Botanical Garden
  • School kit and teaching material

The organisers also offer accompanying lodging packages at the nearby Hotel NH Padova. These are single or shared double rooms (two beds) and cover 4 nights: from 13 to 17 July. In this case, the total cost is 600 EUR and 450 EUR, respectively.

Accepted candidates will be contacted within 6 April 2020 to finalize the registration. Participation needs to be confirmed by paying the registration fee within 20 April 2020. Succesfull candidates will receive detailed information about the payment procedure through their personal myMBPD page.

Visa application

If you need a visa to enter Italy (check https://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en), contact the necessary authorities once your application has been accepted. Please pay particular attention to this issue since delays could severely compromise your participation.

Succesfull candidates who need a letter of invitation for a visa application may request one by writing to


Each participant is responsible for arranging personal insurance coverage for the duration of the Summer School (e.g., accident, liability and health insurance for travel and stay abroad, including evacuation, theft insurance for one's personal effects, etc).

The organisers are not liable for any costs or damages. For the whole duration of the Summer School, the organisers shall not be liable for any damages to people or property caused by sovereign acts of any government, acts of nature or by third parties.

Important dates

Application deadline:
30 March 2020

Notification of selections:
6 April 2020

Selected applicants must confirm their acceptance by:
13 April 2020

20 April 2020