News from the group

January 8, 2024

On January 30th, it's World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day (World NTD Day)!
Visit our institute and find out how the BNITM contributes to controlling and eliminating NTDs.

As part of the series called "Forschen, Heilen, Lehren", the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine invites you to join us:

World Day against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
🗓️ January 30, 2024 / 16.00-18.00 hrs CET / BNITM historic lecture hall (registration required due to limited seats)
🌎 We will be showcasing the research efforts of our institute and our partners in endemic countries in the field of NTDs

For details and registration, please visit our World NTD Day website (only in German).
Participation is free of charge.

January 1, 2024

Join the Next Round of our Short Courses 2024!
Learn how to investigate and control outbreaks with EPICID and strengthen healthcare through diagnostics with LAB-SPHERE.

EPICID: “Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases in Outbreak Settings”
🗓️ November 11-29, 2024 / application deadline: July 31, 2024, 23:59 pm CEST

LAB-SPHERE “Laboratory Systems and Public Health in Resource-Limited Settings”
🗓️ September 16-29, 2024 / application deadline: May 31, 2024, 23:59 pm CEST

Both courses are tropEd accredited.
For more details on our target audiences, to submit your application, and to access additional course information, please visit the EPICID and LAB-SPHERE website.

Apply now for the GIBACHT training programme 2024, 19.03.2024 - 28.02.2025!
Application deadline: 15. February 2024, 23:59 pm CET

GIBACHT (Global-Partnership-Initiated-Biosecurity-Academia for Controlling Health Threats) is an educational programme established and supported by the German Federal Foreign Office. The training programme focuses on threats and risks conferred by biological agents and bioweapons and their successful prevention and control.

To gain a deeper understanding of the prerequisites, submit your application, and access additional programme information, please visit the GIBACHT website.

Applications are now closed for the tropEd Global Health Summer School, 28.08.-01.09.23 
Application deadline: 31. July 2023, 23:59 pm CET

For more details about tropEd:


For more information about the next cohort and the application process visit the course site: More about GIBACHT

World-NTD-Day on 30th January 2023, 5 - 8 pm at Erika Haus on UKE Campus:

‘Snack and Talk about NTD’ is open to the public. There will be discussions with scientists, a photo contest and chance to talk with researchers over snacks and drinks. More information can be found here:

Applications are now closed for our TropEd accredited shortcourses LAB-SPHERE and EPICID!

Applications will be open again from the beginning of 2024.
For more information visit the course sites:

More about LAB-SPHERE        More about EPICID

International Teaching and Capacity Building (iTCB)

  • Logo des iTCB: Die Buchstaben iTCB sind mit schwarzen Strichen in den Buchstaben gezeichnet. Unter dem Logo steht ausgeschrieben International Teaching and Capacity Building.