International Ophthalmological Fellowship Foundation e. V. (IOFF)

International Ophthalmological Fellowship Foundation e. V. (IOFF)

IOFF-Three Month Subspecialty Fellowships
twice a year

5000,00 Euro

IOFF-Subspecialty Fellowships are offered in Cataract Surgery, Community Eye Health, Cornea and External Diseases, Glaucoma, Laboratory Microbiology/Ocular Pathology/Ocular Oncology, Low Vision and Rehabilitation, Medical Retina, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Oncology, Oculoplastic, Ophthalmo-Genetic, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology, Retinoblastoma, ROP and Pediatric Retina, Uveitis and Vitreoretina.

Candidates can apply for funds, max. US$ 6000 resp. 5000 EURO, which helps cover expenses for return travel and student-style living expenses in the host city. It depends on the estimated living expenses in the host country.

Eligible candidates
* come from a low-resource or underserved country and permanently live and work there
* are under 40 years of age at the time of submitting their application file
* have completed their residency training and have passed their Specialist in Ophthalmology degree
* come with support from their previous chair and their present chair and
* are committed to resume their position after the training.
ICO Exams are recommended, yet not mandatory.

Female Ophthalmologists are strongly encouraged to apply.


International Ophthalmological Fellowship Foundation (IOFF e. V.)
c/o Prof. Dr. Peter Gabel
Kuechelstrasse 14 
81375 Muenchen

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