ADVAC is an annual two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental agencies.

The Course aims to facilitate critical decision-making in vaccinology by providing participants with a comprehensive overview of the various aspects of vaccinology (immunology, vaccine development, clinical trials, regulatory processes, vaccine-specific issues including new vaccines, vaccination strategies and policies, programme implementation, dealing with humanitarian emergencies, social, economic, political and ethical issues, financing, and communications…).

Fellowships covering travel expenses, as well as registration and accommodation fees will be available for selected candidates as follows:

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide fellowships for selected candidates from Low and Middle Income Countries.

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) will provide fellowships for selected candidates from Sub-Saharan African countries.

The 22nd ADVAC will take at Les Pensières, Annecy, France from 9 to 20 May 2022.

Registration for the Course will open from 1 July 2021 with a closing date of 15 November 2021.

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