EULAR collates a register of the top research centres in European rheumatology with a three-fold goal: To develop a group of first-class research centres for active researchers, to enable exchange of fellows’ research projects, and to link with Brussels. The designation is valid for 5 years, after which time a centre can reapply for prolongation. EULAR has now published its list for the 2023-2028 cohort, among which 3 RITA Members:
- Department of Rheumatology of the Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands
- Department of Rheumatology Strasbourg University Hospital, France
- Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Giannina Gaslini Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, UOC Reumatologia e Malattie Autoinfiammatorie Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy
More info on the EULAR Centres of Excellence in Rheumatology Research here.
It is also time to apply to EULAR training grants to allow young fellows involved in clinical or laboratory work to visit another unit from another European country.
Application deadline: 31 October 2023
Evaluation and notification of applicants: November 2023
Travel period should be January 2024 – June 2024
More info on the EULAR grant for young fellows here