Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Advanced Vaccinology Course (ADVAC)

Next course:


8-19 May 2017, Les Pensières, Annecy (France)

  • Frequency: annual

  • Duration: 2 weeks

  • Registration fees: 4,000 euros (Reduced fees: 1,500 euros for participants from academic / governmental institutions and NGOs)

  • Accommodation fees (includes hotel and meals): 2,400 euros


Scientists and decision-makers involved in vaccine development, in the elaboration of new vaccination strategies or in policy decisions related to the introduction of new vaccines in public health programmes, at national or international levels. For both, public and private sectors.


To facilitate critical decision making in vaccinology by providing participants with a comprehensive overview of the field, from immunology to vaccine development, including clinical trials and the social, economic, political and ethical issues of vaccination.


  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

  • European Commission - ADITEC project

  • European Society for Pediatric Infectious (ESPID)

  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIAID-USA) and Fogarty International Center

  • National Vaccine Programme Office (NVPO)

  • University of Geneva

  • World Health Organization (WHO)

Unrestricted education grants are provided by:

  • GlaxoSmithKline

  • Janssen

  • Merck

  • Novartis Vaccines

  • Pfizer

  • Sanofi Pasteur

  • Sanofi Pasteur MSD

  • Serum Institute of India

  • Takeda


Katia Mielczarek
Training Programmes Coordinator

Tel : +33 (0)4 72 40 79 45
E-mail : Send an e-mail

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