Application and Registration

Applicants for the course:
•  should possess a degree in medicine, one of the biological sciences, nursing, or
•  must also have gained substantial experience of working in a caring role either
- a professional qualification: (for example, medical, nursing or social work)
- voluntary / paid work in health or social care or education : (for example, working
as a nursing assistant, working with children / adults with special needs, or working
with a counseling)


Applications to this program must include the following documents:
•  full curriculum vitae including details of relevant professional/voluntary
•  a short explanation of your interest in (i) the course and (ii) a career in genetic
counseling (approximately 250-500 words, typewritten on a separate sheet)
•  Registration fees: completed
credit card form including clear copy of the credit
card (both side)

Registration Fees: US$ 1000 excluding accommodation and
transportation in Lebanon.

How to apply

You can send required documents either by email to:
Or alternatively, by fax to: : +961-1-501500 ext. 6821

Deadline for applications: 24 October 2008.

Number of Places Available: 60

Confirmation of Registration will be sent within first week of November 2008.  

Financial support

Based on merit, a few numbers of scholarships that cover the registration fee will
be awarded to applicants from developing countries.

Travel & Accommodation

Each applicant is responsible for his / her travel, transportation and
accommodation arrangements. However, if any assistance is required, please do
not hesitate to contact us:
Tel: +961-1-501500 ext. 6820

Bristol Hotel is sited in the heart of Beirut City. A map with more detailed travel
information will be sent on receipt of the Registration Form.
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Genetic Counseling Education Course
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