4EU+ Against Cancer Summer School

4EU+ students are invited to apply for participation in the 4EU+ Against Cancer Summer School that will take place in Warsaw on 3 - 9 July 2022.


Oncology with preclinical research (i.e. in silico, in vitro, in vivo) and clinical (early phase, late phases) becomes more and more complex with multiple and complementary fields of investigations. In addition, it becomes more and more cost- and time-consuming. This research program will give an overview of the different axis of research in oncology and different fundings of research

International researchers, teachers and members from 4EU+ universities will give lectures and meet students.


  • Day 1 : Arrival

  • Day 2 : Unofficial opening and social event

  • Day 3 : Basic research in oncology

  • Day 4 : Translational and clinical research in oncology

  • Day 5 : Bioinformatics and computational biology in oncology

  • Day 6 : Drug development

  • Day 7 : Fund raising, communication


The purpose is to give students an overview of the multiple components of research in oncology that becomes more and more complex and multidisciplinary. In addition, the support of research will be presented.

During the summer schools, the students will

  • Attend several 50 minutes lectures illustrating each one expertise/one job in research in oncology

  • Interact with international researchers, teachers and/or experts

  • Interact with international students to start building their network

  • Present an article


  • Students from 4EU+ universities

  • Bachelor or Master 1 Degree or Equivalent

  • Interest to continue in oncology-related education

  • Provable curricular and extracurricular activities demonstrating such interest

  • Motivation letter


  • The summer school will be fully covered for students from 4EU+ universities

Leading faculty

  • Prof. Ahmed Idbaih (Sorbonne University, Paris, France)

  • Dr. Catherine Grabowski (University of Warsaw, Poland)

  • Prof. Aleksi Sedo (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)

  • Prof. Giancarlo Pruneri (University of Milan, Italy)

How to apply

Applications are now open; please send your motivation letter and your curriculum vitae to all 4 leading faculty by 30 April 2022

Prof. Ahmed Idbaih

Dr. Catherine Grabowski

Prof. Aleksi Sedo

Prof. Giancarlo Pruneri

Event start 3 July 2022
Event end 9 July 2022
Venue Warsaw