Application and Registration




The Summer School will host 40 young scientists and a maximum of 20 senior scientists*. All the applicants will have to submit an abstract, to present their research topic, results and goals. They will have to present their work via poster or oral presentation. Each candidate will be admitted to the Summer School after evaluation of his contribution and curriculum vitae. The application form should be sent by email to


download here:

 application form 



Application Deadline June 30, 2018

Travel Grant Application Deadline June 30, 2018

 Grant and Application Acceptance Notifications Sent July 22, 2018

Registration Deadline August 31, 2018

Conference Dates September 24 – 29, 2018



For the Students and Young Post-doctoral Fellows: 250 €

accommodation and meals cost included

For Senior Scientists*: 250 €, accommodation cost not included

For Non presenting Students (Auditors): 150 €, accommodation cost not included

Accompanying Persons (Guest), that would like to come together with a participant but will not attend the lectures and presentations, have to register separately by sending an email at and will pay only the accommodation fee to their permanence at the hotel.

Senior Scientists* from academia and companies are welcome to join the meeting presenting their projects or expertise.




Consistent efforts are made to encourage the participation of students from overall countries, with particular regard to provenance form far/disadvantaged countries.

With this aim, the organization is setting a dedicated travel grant application. The amount of each the travel grant will be decided according to the provenance of the student.

You can candidate for a grant sponsored by FEMS, ESV, GILEAD or ROCHE.


The applicant for FEMS grant needs to be:
– A member of a FEMS Member Society, confirmed by any officer of her/his society,
– Less than 36 years of age at the closing date of the meeting.
– An active microbiologist.
– A presenting author of the abstract.
If you want to apply for the FEMS travel grant please download here the FEMS Attendance Grant Application Form and send it to by June 30, 2016 together with your IAAASS application.


The applicant for ESV and ROCHE grant the needs to be:
– A PhD Student / Young Post Doc
– A presenting author of the abstract

If you want to apply for an ESV grant please write an application file “travel grant application” (.doc or PDF) including:

  • the candidate’s name and current address;
  • statement describing the relevance of participation in 4th IAAASS for the candidate’s research project,
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s  PI or doctoral thesis supervisor.

The documents should be sent by email to

Awardees will be selected directly by the organizing committee of 4th IAAASS based on the scientific quality and relevance of their submitted abstracts.



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