4th Annual Bioethics Summer Course – Athens

Posted on 21-03-2023 , by: leonidas isp , in , 0 Comments

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Bioethics Academy (SNFBA) is excited to announce that it will be hosting its 4th Annual Bioethics Summer Course at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece June 19-21, 2023.

The focus of this year’s course will be – Ethical Issues Across the Biomedical Research Spectrum

The Bioethics Summer Course is an annual training activity of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Bioethics Academy whose goal is to support and enhance knowledge and awareness for bioethics among biomedical researchers, policy professionals, and healthcare administrators in Greece.  The course is co-directed by Prof. Jeffrey Kahn, the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics (JHU) and Prof. Effy Vayena, Chair of Bioethics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH).

The 4th Annual Bioethics Summer Course will include lectures from distinguished bioethics experts from Johns Hopkins and ETH Zurich, and in-depth small group discussion of case studies and lecture topics.


Applications are now being accepted online until April 12, 2023 but may close earlier if 50-person capacity is reached.  APPLY HERE


The SNFBA is free to accepted participants, and fully supported through the generosity of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).  Lodging and travel (where required) is provided to accepted participants who reside outside of Athens.  The total number of participants is limited to 50 to preserve a high-quality experience.


Applications are encouraged from professionals residing and working in institutions in Greece with the following experience and expertise:

  • Professionals working in, or overseeing, Clinical Research
  • University Students of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Biology interested in developing capacity in Clinical Research
  • University Students of Law and Philosophy interested in Bioethics
  • Members of committees performing Biomedical Research Ethics Review
  • Professionals working in health and science policy
  • Biomedical researchers and research staff
  • Policy makers involved in biomedicine/health/biotechnology sectors
  • Administrators of biomedical and clinical research institutions


  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Short Personal Statement no more than 250 words including why the Course is of interest to you, your motivation for applying, and how the Course will be of use in your professional work and professional development



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