Registration and Motivation Letter
The course is limited to 20 participants. For selection purposes, please note that your application will not be considered without a letter of motivation.
Registration Fees (include admission, course materials, meals and coffee breaks):
Participants are expected to book and pay their own accommodation and travel expenses.
NO visa support letters will be issued until payment of the registration fee is confirmed.
*The course is supported by the COST BioBrillouin Action (https://www.biobrillouin.eu). 10 selected eligible participants from COST BioBrillouin Action member labs will receive financial support to attend the course. Please fill in the registration your lab information.
The purpose of the COST BioBrillouin Action is to establish a collaborative network of European researchers and instrument developers working in the field of Brillouin Light Scattering Spectroscopy (BLSS) applied to life sciences and health related problems.
Confirmation and Payment
The registration fee should be paid only after acceptance to the course. The results will be announced approximately 2 weeks after the application deadline.
Motivation Letter Submission
After you have logged in and successfully registered, you will receive an email asking you to submit your motivation letter. Click on the link provided and enter your motivation letter in the text box provided. Alternatively you can submit your motivation letter by clicking on the link on the confirmation page directly after registering.
- Include your relevant skills, experience and qualifications showing why you would be suitable for the course.
- Explain why you would like to attend, including what you can contribute and how you think you will benefit from the course.
Motivation letter length: The maximum limit of 2000 characters (ca. 200 words) refers to manually typed text (spaces included).
Free field text length: The maximum characters for your answers in the free field text boxes is 255 (spaces included).
Text only: If you copy-paste the text, hidden formatting might still be included and you will be informed that your text exceeds the character limit. We recommend either:
- saving your text as text only in your editor or Email programme, OR
- copy-pasting it into Notepad and then onto the website.
Browsers: Our system only supports Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Some web browsers do not accept letters close to the 2000 character count.
Symbols: If you have special symbols in your text make sure you are using Unicode characters, otherwise these will not be recognised by the tool.
For further information about registration and motivation letter submission please refer to the FAQ page.