Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 29 Jun - 5 Jul 2013
Deadlines Application closed

Motivation Letter Submission

The course is limited to 16 participants. For selection purposes you are required to submit your letter of motivation,  your CV and a letter of recommendation from your supervisor.

After you register you will receive the motivation letter link where you can enter your motivation letter in the text box your motivation explaining your reasons for wishing  to attend the course and you  can upload 1 pdf file containing your CV and the letter of recommendation from your supervisor. Please add this file with your motivation text and not separately.


  1. Include your relevant skills, experience and qualifications which show that you would be suitable for the course.

  2. Explain why you would like to attend, including what you can contribute and how you think you will benefit from the course.

Please note:

  • Our system only supports Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox

  • The 2,000-character limit refers to manually typed text (including spaces).

  • Copy-paste text may include hidden formatting that exceeds the character limit. We recommend either:

    1. saving as 'text only' in your editor or e-mail programme, or

    2. copy-pasting it into Notepad and then onto the website.

    Some web browsers do not accept abstracts close to the 2,000-character count.

  • If you have special symbols in your text, ensure you are using Unicode characters, otherwise these will not be recognised.

  • To upload the file click on the button "Browse" -upload your files and make sure you save your application.