The idea

The foundation offers the opportunity to a Junior Member of EAACI (‹35 years) to be involved in innovative pediatric research under the mentorship of a leading researcher. The fellowship will be granted for two years to allow focused research.

Aim of the initiative

1.    To promote excellence and stimulate competition in pediatric allergy research
2.    To facilitate cross border collaboration
3.    To offer opportunities for young pediatric researchers in academic centres in Europe
4.    To provide the basis for academic careers in allergy

Research consortia

A minimum of two centres from two European countries is required; at least one pediatric centre should be included.

Application for fellowship

Junior Members of the academy and other pediatric researchers (‹ 35 years) who completed the MD qualification and have an intention for pediatric academic career after finishing a doctoral thesis with at least one co-authorship in international publication with impact. Applicants should be European citisens.


Two years (twice 20.000 Euro), interim evaluation after one year.

Cofunding of the host institution:

The host institution will have to provide lab facilities, workplace as well as accommodation or money for this.


Fellow applicants need a letter of recommendation as well as an acceptance letter of the lead institution.

The role of a fellow, the tasks and opportunities should be defined in the application. The project should be outlined. If there are more than one applicant the CvP board will select the best applicant.

Applications should be sent to:
Prof. Ulrich Wahn
Ped. Pneumology and ImmunologyCharité Augustenburger Platz 1
D 13353 Berlin, Germany     
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Deadline for applications: 1 January 2016
Decision for fellowships: 31 January 2016
Funding will start in Spring 2016
Last updated 21 October 2015