Online Program | August 3-8, 2020

 GLOBAL BIOETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS & PUBLIC POLICY

Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI), invites students and professionals worldwide to attend the International Bioethics Summer School to be held online. 

                                                                CURRICULUM

                                             Virtual Live Classroom Teaching

The International Bioethics Summer School Program includes a series of lectures and seminars, webinars, film screenings, and guest speakers. Click here for information about the summer program.

FACULTY

The faculty of the summer school program is comprised of notable international scholars who will lecture and conduct seminars on various bioethical topics. Please visit the faculty page for more information.

FINAL CONFERENCE FORUM

All participants will present their final papers (written under a faculty member’s supervision) at an online conference mini-conference forum during the last day of the program.

PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Participants who are applying for a partial scholarship must also include a 300-500 word statement describing how they will benefit from it. Partial Scholarship winners will be notified several days after applying. Deadline July 20, 2020.

 CANADIAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS

A special edition in Canadian Journal of Bioethics / Revue canadienne de bioéthique (peer-reviewed journal) with participants’ articles, critical commentaries, artistic/creative works, case studies, reviews (including a review of the summer school).

 

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

Following the completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate in Global Bioethics during the graduation ceremony and banquet.

UNIVERSITY CREDITS

We advise undergraduate and graduate students to inquire about receiving credits from their own universities/colleges.  At the end of the summer program online, we provide a document outlining the total number of contact hours, including a list of all lectures, seminars, and other activities, as well as an overall program evaluation of the participant.

REGISTRATION

Summer program participants are responsible for their non-refundable application fee and the registration fees.

*The summer program fees are tax-deductible. GBI is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. As such, your registration fees are considered Donations. 

APPLICATION FEE

$15 | Non-refundable 

EARLY REGISTRATION FEES:
(Once you have been accepted)
DEADLINE: July 15

$100 | High School Seniors
$200 | University Students
$250 | Professionals
$100 | Individuals from lower middle income countries (LMICs)

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEES:
(Once you have been accepted)
DEADLINE: Rolling admissions until July 27

$150 | High School Seniors
$250 | University Students
$275 | Professionals
$125 | Individuals from lower middle income countries (LMICs)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications are processed on a rolling basis.  Our first application deadline is July 1st, 2020.  We will continue to accept applications until July 27th or until “the class is full.”

Click here for more details on how to apply! For more information, click on the links to visit these websites: Global Bioethics Initiative and United Nations Academic Impact, etc.

   
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