International Masters in Vaccinology (IMVACC) Programme: Request for Applications

Request for Applications - Five (5) scholarships for International Masters in Vaccinology (IMVACC) are available for January 2020 enrollment Issue date: Submission date:
International Masters in Vaccinology (IMVACC) Programme 28 June 2019 6 August 2019 - 5pm South African Time (extended deadline)

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has an opportunity to partner with the Government of Switzerland via the Swiss Vaccine Research Institute and the University of Lausanne in a capacity development programme in the research field of Vaccine Development.

The University of Lausanne (UNIL) is offering an International Masters in Vaccinology (IMVACC) developed by the Swiss Vaccine Research Institute (SVRI) and the Health Sciences e-Training Foundation (HSeT) in collaboration with the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV).

This is an e-learning facilitated programme with the University of Lausanne funded jointly with the SAMRC. More information about this Masters programme can be found at

The SAMRC is inviting submissions of CVs, accompanied by certified copies of academic qualifications and South African ID as well as a letter (not more than one page) of motivation for the SAMRC to consider for the scholarship award.

Qualifying individuals must be South African citizens, preferably from designated priority population groups or institutions. The individuals must hold at least an MBChB or PhD in Clinical/Health research. The successful candidates will be funded for a period of two years.

Applications will be submitted to the Scholarships & Grants Applications Review Committee for consideration and recommendation for funding.

The full application form below must be completed and required attachments must reach Research Capacity Development (RCD) before or on 6 August 2019 by 5pm (extended deadline) South African Time.

Submissions must be forwarded to:

For queries kindly write an email to: Dr. Thabi Maitin at

View or download the complete Request for Applications
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 17:00