Invitation letter by 9e1w3u


									   Dear Colleagues,
   On Behalf of organizing committee of the 3rd
Young Psychiatrists Network-EFPT Meeting we
kindly invite you to join us for what promises to be a
challenging, joyfull and brainstorming meeting from
September 27-29, 2012.
   It is the 3rd meeting we have organised, and we
hope it will be as successful as previous ones. The
conference is focused on the issue of the Stigma of
mentall illness.
   Below you can find additional information
regarding the programme of the conference,
registration, accomodation, visa details, etc.
       We Are Looking forward to your active
Name: “Stigma From the Young Psychiatrists’ Perspective:
Hopes And Challenges”
Date: 27-29 September 2012
Venue: Conference will take place at the Belarusian Medical
Academy of Postgraduate Education (P. Brovky str, 3, Minsk,
Accomodation: accomodation of participants will be carried
out at the hotel “40 Let Pobedy” (Azgura 3, Minsk 220088,

Conference fee: 85 Euro for A country, 75 Euro for B
country, 65 Euro for C country, 50 for D country (see the list
of World Bank Economic Categories in Enclosures)
Conference language: English, no translation will be
Registration: Register to the conference by sending an email
with filled application form to
Below You will Find Enclosures with additional
  1. Programm of the meeting
  2. Accomodation information
  3. Transportation information
  4. Visa information
  5. National reports and abstract booklet information
  6. Registration information
  7. Application form
  8. Additional information
                                                                     ENCLOSURE 1. Programme of the meeting

                                                     1st Day
                 Venue: Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (P. Brovky str, 3)

8.00 – 8.30                                                    REGISTRATION

8:30 – 9:00                                                    OPENING
                                                       (Chairperson: Jerker Hanson)

                      Organising committee address                    Organising committee

                      Complimentary speech of the EFPT                Domenico Giacco

                      Complimentary speech from the Head of           Roman Evsegneev
                      Department of Psychiatry BelMAPGE

                      Complimentary speech from the Chairman          Sergey Igumnov
                      of the Belarusian Psychiatric Association

9:00-10.40                                                    LECTURES
                                                       (Chairperson: Jerker Hanson)

        9:00 – 9:45   Are the current paradigms of fighting           Norman Sartorius
                      stigma of mental illness still valid?

        9:45 –        Simplifying the Classification of mental        Sir David Goldberg
        10:30         disorders for General Practitioners and
                      Hospital Doctors

        10:30–        Discussion                                      Dmitry Krupchanka

10:40 – 11:00                                                     Coffee break

11:00-12:30                                Symposium of Psychiatric Organisations
                      EFPT (Domenico Giacco), AFECP (Darya Smirnova), WPA ECPC (Marie Bendix), EPA
                      ECPC (Alexander Nawka), RSP ECPC (Darya Smirnova)
                                                 (Chairperson: Olga Paravaya)

12:30 – 13:30                                                        Lunch

13:30 – 15:30         Case Presentations: “Tricky cases”              Elena Shmunk, Dmitry Krupchanka

15:30 – 16:00                                          Coffee break, Posterhanging

16:00 – 17:30                                                  WORKSHOPS

         1            How to talk to journalists and present          Alexander Nawka, Nikolina Jovanovic, Tea
                      information to Media                            Vukušić Rukavina

         2            Attitudes of Psychiatrists toward the           Dmitry Krupchanka
                      mentally ill

         3            Organizations for YPs                           Domenico Giacco, Florian Riese

         4            How to teach by playing games?                  Franziska Baessler

         5            The importance of proper clinical               Dr. Anu Kant Mital, India
                      evaluation of psychopathology.
                      Development of clinical skills: role play

17:30 – 20:00                                   Free time (Optional: Excursion in Minsk)

20:00                                                           Formal dinner
                                                                     ENCLOSURE 1. Programme of the meeting

                                                   2nd Day
               Venue: Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (P. Brovky str. 3),
        Excursion: “The Republican Research and Practice Center of Mental Health” (Dolginovsky tract, 152)

8:15-10:30                                                    LECTURES
                                                    (Chairperson: Dmitry Krupchanka)

           8:15 – 9:00    Norma, abnorma and mental illness              Alxander Janca

           9:00 – 9:45    Media and stigma                               Alexander Nawka, Nikolina Jovanovic, Tea
                                                                         Vukušić Rukavina

           9:45-10:30     Psychiatrists across the world: a              Wolfgang Gaebel
                          stigmatized and discriminated profession?

10:30 – 11:00                                                      Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30                                NATIONAL REPORTS ON THE MAIN TOPIC
                                                  (Chairpersons: Nikita Bezborodov)

12:30 – 14:00                                                   WORKSHOPS

                1         Stigma, self-stigma and ethics in changing     Wolfgang Rutz
                          psychiatries and transitional societies

                2         ”Teaching the teachers” interactive            Sameer Jauhar

                3         Media project                                  Alexander Nawka, Nikolina Jovanovic, Tea
                                                                         Vukušić Rukavina

                4         Stigma of psychiatry and psychiatrists         Dmitry Krupchanka, Ekaterina Padalko

                5         Empathy: biological and psychological          Anu Kant Mital, E.Mohandas

14:00 – 15:00                                                         Lunch

15:00 – 17:00                                       EXCURSION TO HOSPITAL
                                      “The Republican research and practice center of mental health”

         15:00-16:00                                      Transfer to the hospital

         16:00 – 17:00    Excursion around the hospital, 4 groups        Olga Paravaya, Ekaterina Padalko, Dmitry
                                                                         Krupchanka, Maria Navadvorskaya

17:00 – 18:00                                                  BAR CAMP
                                (Chairpersons: Olga Paravaya, Dmitry Krupchenko, Maria Navadvorskaya)

18:00 – 20:00                              Free time (Optional: Discussion on the future of YPN)

20:00                                                           Informal dinner
                                                                      ENCLOSURE 1. Programme of the meeting

                                                  3rd Day
                Venue: Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (P. Brovky str. 3),

9:00-10:30                                                        LECTURES
                                                       (Chairperson: Maria Navadvorskaya)

         9:00 – 9:20          Stigmatization of psychiatry and psychiatrists      Roman Evsegneev
                              in Belarus: facts and actions

         9.20 – 9:40          Stigma in eating disorders                          Oleg Skugarevsky

         9:40-10:30           Empathy: biological and psychological               Anu Kant Mital, E.Mohandas

10:30 –11:00                                                    POSTERWALK
                                                            Chairperson: Olga Paravaya

11:00 – 11:30                                                      Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00                                                    WORKSHOPS

                  1           Spirituality, Humanistic approach and the           Russell D’Souza
                              Concept of Well-being in Psychiatry

                  2           Statistics in medicine                              Agnieszka Butwicka

                  3           Mental disorders in pregnancy and postpartum        Marie Bendix

                  4           Destigmatisation pathways – discussion of           Nikita Bezborodovs, Dmitry
                              projects on destigmatisation                        Krupchanka

                  5           Compassion as a pathway to reduce stigma in         Darya Smirnova

                  6           The stigma related to the intellectual response     Kostas N. Fountoulakis
                              to psychiatric publication

13:00 –14:00                                     Reports and statements from all workshops
                                                         Chairperson: Marie Bendix

14:00 –15:00                                                          Lunch

15:00 – 17:00                                                     SUMMARIES
                                                           (Chairperson: Darya Smirnova)

        15:00 – 15:30         Results of the conference – Further projects        Nikita Bezborodovs, Dmitry

        15:30 – 16:00         Final discussion (future activities of the group, Olga Paravaya
                              Poster prize) Certificates, feedback

        16.00 – 17.00         Optional: 4th YP network meeting planning           Organisation committee of 3d YP
                                                                                  network meeting and all who want
                                                                                  to join

17:00 – 20:00                                                        Free time

20:00                                              Informal Good-bye party - National party
                                                       ENCLOSURE 2. Accomodation information

There is a possibility of cheap accommodation for participants
of the Meeting at the Hotel “40 Let Pobedy” (Azgura 3, Minsk
220088, Belarus). The link of the hotel website is (unfortunately it’s only in Russian, but You
can use google translate). E-mail:
Let us know in advance, where and with whom you want to
leave. Please indicate the information about the room you want
to book in the application form. If you want to share the room-
write a name of your roommate in the registration form. Since
the number of different rooms is restricted we will book
preferable rooms for you after your registration. You need to
pay for you rooms at arrival in Byelorussian rubles.
Below you can find information about rooms and approximate
Room                                                          One night       Number of
                                                                cost           rooms
Single (economy class)                                          40$              15
Toilet, shower, TV, radio, refrigerator, phone
Double                                                           49$               15
Separate beds
Toilet and shower one for two double rooms
Double for a family                                              51$                5
Big bed or separate bed
Toilet, shower, TV, radio
Double comfortable                                               51$               12
Separate beds
Toilet, shower, TV, radio
Double with two rooms                                            75$                5
Separate beds
Toilet, shower, TV, radio, refrigerator, phone
Apartment for 2 people (three rooms)                             116$               1
Toilet, jacuzzi, TV, radio, refrigerator, phone, air
conditioning, kettle
                                      ENCLOSURE 3.Transportation information

Address of the Hotel “40 Let Pobedy” is:
                Azgura 3, Minsk 220088, Belarus
The easiest way to find Your hotel is a TAXI. It’s quite cheap in
Belarus compared to Europe. It costs near 1 euro for 3 km. You
can call a taxi with Your phone using the next numbers: 107,
132, 7788, 132, 152, 158, 181
But You can use public transport as well.
From Airport: National Airport Minsk-2 (MSQ) is situated in
45 km from minsk. TAXI from the airport to the hotel costs near
25-30 euro for 1 car.
Also there exists a regular-route buses from airport to
Minsk(Buses N 300, 300C, 300Cу). It costs 1 Euro (8500 BLR).
You can buy a ticket in the bus.The bus-stop at the Airport is
situated in front of Gate 2 (the ground floor, arrival hall).
Trip time: to metro "Uruch’e" – about 30 minutes. Departure is
according to the timetable (
               Bus N 300                    13:35           14:55
      Aerport          Minsk                14:20           15:05
       00:01               01:07            15:00           16:20
       06:50               08:10            15:30           16:15
       08:00               09:20            16:30           17:15
       08:50               09:35            17:25           18:30
       09:35               10:20            17:50           19:10
       10:20               11:35            18:20           19:40
       11:20               12:05            19:20           20:25
       11:50               13:05            20:55           22:10
       12:15               13:00            23:00           00:05
                                              ENCLOSURE 3.Transportation information
When You are in Mink You schoul go to the nearest subway station
(“Uruch’e” or another-it doesn’t matter) and go to the metro station
“Ploshad’ Pubedi” (Площадь Победы). Here is a map of Minsk
underground transport:

Then you go by bus N 18 to the bus-station “Pervomayskaya”. It may
take near 15 minutes (1 station). Then you need 10 min to go by foot
from bus-station to the hotel.
                                              ENCLOSURE 3.Transportation information
From the railway station:
You schoul go to the nearest subway station (“Ploshad’ Lenina”) and go
to the metro station “Ploshad’ Pubedi”. Then go by bus N 18 to the
station “Pervomayskaya”. It may take near 15 minutes (1 station). Then
You need 10 min to go by foot from bus-station to the hotel.

From Bus Station:
If you are coming by bus, you schould ask a driver to drop you off near
any subway station, than go to the station “Ploshad’ Pubedi”. Then go
by bus N 18 to the station “Pervomayskaya”. It may take near 15
minutes (1 station). Then You need 10 min to go by foot from bus-
station to the hotel.
                                                                 ENCLOSURE 4.Visa information

                       VISA INFORMATION:
Dear colleagues!
For those who have decided to participate in the 3d YP’s meeting in Minsk or is thinking
about that here is some information about VISA COSTS .
There are some countries which DON’T NEED VISA: Those LUCKY are: Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Moldavia, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine,
Uzbekistan, Serbia and Montenegro. (BUT citizens of MONTENEGRO need to have an
official invitation with them).
The fee for Belarusian single visa for COUNTRIES that HAVE Belarusian embassy/
consulate is 60 EUR. If it is made at the airport, what is VERY problematic and
unwelcome, the price is 180 EUR (except for Great Britain*, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland,
Visa for countries that DON’T HAVE Belarusian embassy/ consulate costs 60 EUR. If it
is made at the airport (it CAN be made) its price is 90 EUR.
Countries that HAVE Belarusian embassy/ consulate are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,
Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Israel, India, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands,
Poland, Romania, Slovakia, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden,
Turkmenistan, Turkey, Estonia.
If there is no Belarusian embassy/ consulate in your country you can apply for visa by
mail to the nearest one (for example, Finnish people can apply for visa in Stockholm).
The fee will be 60 EUR plus postal service.
*Special fee for Great Britain: at the embassy- 114 USD, at the airport (what is
unwelcome) – 342 USD.
** The visa fee for Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Estonia at the embassy/ consulate is 25,
at the airport -75 EUR
To get visa at the embassy takes 5 working days.
I hope this information will help you to plan your travel expenditure.
PS : Our local visa organizing committee has a guileful plan to lower the visa costs. We
hope it will work. If you want to LOWER visa cost for you SEND us:

   1) the scan of your passport (the page with picture, name, date of birth, passport
      number) or other document which you will use to get visa;
   2) your residential address;
   3) the address of the Belarusian embassy/consultate where you are going to apply for
      DEADLINE for this application is 30th April 2012!!!!!!!!

                     If you need an invitation letter send us an e-mail.
         The e-mail for visa correspondence is:
                       ENCLOSURE 5. National reports and abstract booklet information

Delegates are encouraged to bring:

     A poster on the main topic: “Stigma related work in
      your country: does any anti stigma program exist? Are
      there some results? What can be done more?”
     An oral poster presentation for 5 minute from every
      participating country
     One abstract from every country on the main topic of
      the conference “Stigma related work in your country
      Does any anti stigma program exist: Are there some
      results? What can be done more?”
     You are able also to submit an abstract on any topic
      you’d like (500 words).
     Send Your abstracts to

        Abstract submission deadline is 30th June 2012

     During a Barcamp session you will have the possibility
      to share your ideas and points of view on any topic
      devoted to psychiatry. You can deliver a 15minute
      speech without any preliminary submission.
                                          ENCLOSURE 8. Registration information

Registration fee is
     85 Euro for A country,
     75 Euro for B country,
     65 Euro for C country
     50 Euro for D country
  (see the list of World Bank Economic Categories in Enclosures)

It includes:
     Access to all sessions of the meeting, including
      lections, workshops, discussion, barcamp
     lunches,
     cofee-brakes,
     public transport from hotel to BelMAPGE,
     transport and exhursion to hospital,
     Abstract publication,
     Abstract booklet

    In order to register, please fill in an application
      form and send it to

        Registration deadline: 31 July 2012
                                                       ENCLOSURE 7. Application form

                 APPLICATION FORM:
You can find a file with an application form together with this announcement.

     If you want to take part in the meeting, please fulfill it and send to
Last Name:
First Name
Phone Number
Email Address
Room preferences
(single, shared etc.)
Arrival date
Departure date
Do You need a visa?

Do You need an
invitation for visa?        If YES-please fill in properly You furhther
                            data below and send us before 30 of April
       Date of birth
       Home address

Please note that once registered you have to pay a
registration fee.
                                                      ENCLOSURE 8. Additional information

             Leadership course
       by Professor Norman Sartorius:
You may also apply to take part in the Leadership course provided by Professor
It will take place before the Third Young Psychiatrists – European Federation of
Psychiatric Trainees Network Meeting in Minsk on the 23-26 SEPTEMBER 2012.
At this course you will learn how to make presentations, posters, write an article,
start and conduct a research, chair a session and deal with other problems young
psychiatrists face. It’s a great opportunity to improve basic professional skills in a
friendly environment.
All lectures and workshops will be delivered by Professor Norman Sartorius and
Professor Sir David Goldberg.
To apply to the course you need:
-curriculum vitae
-certificate or other confirmation of fluency in the English language (If you don’t
have a certificate, contact me to check your English level in Skype)
-a copy of the passport page showing the year of birth
Please send all documents to me ( by Wednesday, the
4th of April, 2012
There is no registration fee. It is provided as a grant from the Association for the
Improvement of Mental Health Programmes.
If you need any travel grant, please write it in your application with all details
(how much money you need and for what.) Some participants from the Baltic
region, Balkans and Eastern Europe will receive a travel and accommodation grant.
Application to the Leadership course is separated from application to the 3rd
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
Best regards,
Olga Paravaya
Member of the organizing committee of the Third Young Psychiatrists – European
Federation of Psychiatric Trainees Network Meeting and the Norman Sartorius
Leader ship course, Minsk 2012
Chair of the YP section within the Belarusian Psychiatric Association
                                                                    ENCLOSURE 8. Additional information

              Scholarships to the meeting:
At present we cannot offer any grants for participants.
But you can try to apply for funds to different organisations. Below you will find a
list of them: Some are not about travel grants but about other programs. May be
you will have an opportunity to use it for developing of Your projects. We’ll be
happy if it’s useful for You.

1. As far as Polish opportunities are concerned there is Societas Scientarum Varsaviensis - the following
web page§...> You can apply
there for any travel grant for the conference.
2. There is a possibility to travel with ERASMUS - either as a student or as an academic teacher - at each
University there is a list of partnering countries where you can be sponsored to go. For example at my
3. There are opportunities to get funding form EU
and other important web pages
 4. Open Society Funding for academic teachers for students
ESN International
Scholarships ESN is an association initially aimed to help students moving across Europe for Erasmus
program, but now it has widened its point of view, giving help to mobility students from everywhere and
participating to every program. Here we tried to provide you a short list of the hundreds of possible
scholarships beyond Erasmus, including several websites offering advice and similar services.
Please, notice that we are not granting these scholarships, nor we have any possibility to fund your studies
broad: we are just trying to give you an overview of possibilities. However, as many students from
outside Europe ask us for information, this constitutes an important FAQ for those not involved in the
Erasmus Program.
Non-European students & Erasmus programme
Read more here:
European Union programs - LLP and others
ERASMUS for Young Entrepreneurs Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a project initiated by the
European Union (EU). It aims at helping new entrepreneurs to acquire relevant skills for managing a
small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) by spending time in a business in another EU country. It
contributes to improving their know-how and fosters cross-border transfers of knowledge and experience
between entrepreneurs. It is operated by 24 EU countries. http://www.erasmus-
ERASMUS Student Mobility for placements Erasmus Student Mobility for Placements enables students
at higher education institutions to spend a placement (traineeship/internship) period between 3 months
and 12 months in an enterprise or organization in another participating
The Leonardo da Vinci Program focuses on the development of a policy of Vocational Education and
Training. There are different kinds of projects and a lot of subjects involved: some projects give to
individuals the chance to improve their competences while experiencing a period abroad, some others
involve training organizations in a process of Europe-wide co-operation. It is possible to get further
information on
                                                                     ENCLOSURE 8. Additional information

The Grundtvig program has been instituted for adult learners willing to increase and to improve their own
knowledge and skills, in order to give them the opportunity to remain up-to-date and to be much more
employable. The funds of this program aim not only to sustain adult learning but even to cover all the
realities involved in this process of educational.
The Transversal program aims to ensure that the four sub-programs mentioned above achieve the best
result possible. It is divided into four different key activities: policy co-operation; languages; information
and communication technologies; dissemination and exploitation of project results.
Erasmus Mundus offers joint degrees, so called “European” master and PhD programs in wide scope of
fields. Since 2009, Erasmus Mundus has been expanded and now it does not only offer full degree
mobility, but also an opportunity to spend part of your studies in a different country anywhere in the
world. It works similarly to Erasmus, but unlike it is not limited to Europe and enables a truly
international exchange between Europeans and non-Europeans, supported by scholarships.
The Tempus program supports the modernization of higher education and the creation of an area of
cooperation between Countries surrounding the EU. This scheme now involves 27 Countries in the
Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. Further
information on
General Portals
*PLOTEUS (Portal on Learning Opportunities throughout the European Space): helps students, job
seekers, workers, parents, guidance counselors and teachers to find out information about studying in
*INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES:* scholarship, postdoc, & grants information
is to strengthen and accelerate the development of the sphere of European education by establishing
examples of concrete cooperation.
*INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (IIE):* IIE administers over 200 programs
serving more than 20,000 individuals each year.
*INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS:* Go Abroad provides information about scholarships and much
more from all over the world.*
provides the most comprehensive list of the different forms of research assistance and creation available
in the field of culture nationally, regionally and internationally. It also lists training fellowships.
*SCHOLARSHIP PORTAL:* Scholarship portal offers the possibility to search and compare around
1000 scholarships around Europe.
More Information by country:
*OEAD:* The central service point for European and international mobility and cooperation, it provides
advice for institutions, accompanies international exchange and promotes the higher education location in
 *BILATERAL PROGRAMMES “AKTIONEN”:* funded by Austrian government, it is meant to
financially support students and researchers who will to spend part of their studies and work on their
thesis at an Austrian Higher Education Institution: Czech
*COPERNICUS:* a scholarship allowing eastern, southeastern and Central European students to go to
Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.
**CEEPUS (**Central European Exchange Program for University Studies):* it is a network connecting
universities from 15 countries promoting inter-university cooperation and mobility
                                                                   ENCLOSURE 8. Additional information

GFPS POLAND:** *offers scholarships for studies in German universities to Polish students
*CEU:* CEU is a university located in Budapest, with its programs focused on social science and
humanities. It is open to students from all over the world.
VISEGRAD FUND SCHOLARSHIP:* Aimed to young scholars from the V4 countries: Czech Republic,
Hungary, Slovakia and Poland to study in another V4 country.
*BFE** –Boursiers Français à l'Etranger:* Égide manages international exchange programs for foreign
grant holder students and interns on courses in France or abroad and it also provides the same services for
French students and interns on courses abroad.
*ROBERT SCHUMANN FOUNDATION, FRANCE*: aimed to doctorate or post-doctorate students
who have a research project related to European issues and community policies. http://www.robert- bert_schuman.php
*DAAD** (Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst ):* the German Academic Exchange Service runs
over 250 programs, through which it funds more than 67,000 German and foreign scholars worldwide per
ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLFT FOUNDATION:* it promotes academic cooperation between
excellent scientists and scholars from abroad and from Germany.
*ONASSIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS:* it is aimed to cover research, artistic work, further
education and post-graduate studies in Greece.
*NUFFIC / HUYGENS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME:* administered by Nuffic (the Netherlands
Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education), it is aimed to students from all over the
*GRANTFINDER:* The Netherlands Student Grant finder is an online search engine for those who want
to study in the Netherlands and are looking for financial aid. The Grant finder contains information on a
range of Dutch scholarships for foreign students.
*CIMO*:* Fellowships program for young researchers, scholarships for Postgraduate Studies and
Research at Finnish Universities.
offers* *scholarships for both long-term study periods and summer languages courses* *to foreign
FIRST** (Finnish-Russian Student Exchange Program)*: the program promotes bilateral mobility of
students and supporting teacher visits between the countries.<
NORTH2NORTH**:* opportunities for students to experience different northern regions and to share
experiences face to face by allowing students to study at other Arctic institutions.
BILATERAL SCHOLARSHIPS IN SWEDEN*. Bilateral scholarships are funded by exchange programs
based on formal or informal agreements between Sweden and other countries under which foreign
students and researchers are given the opportunity to study in Sweden. The agreements are reciprocal;
Swedish students are also funded for studies abroad. Countries involved are: Bulgaria, China, France,
Germany, Italy, Japan, Romania and Russia.
International Program Office for Education and Training is a government agency that promotes academic
exchanges and cooperation across national borders.<
**NORWAY** – STUDY AND WORK: *The Royal Norwegian Embassy in London website provides
useful information about studying and working in Norway <>
                                                                    ENCLOSURE 8. Additional information

SIU:* The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU) is a public
Norwegian agency that promotes international cooperation in education and research.
STUDY IN FINLAND: *This website contains a database of English-language degree and non-degree
programs, information about Finland as a study destination, Finnish higher education institutions, and
practicalities concerning scholarships, admissions systems and living in Finland.
*SAIA (Slovak Academic Information Agency): *a non-governmental non-profit organization
implementing programs and providing services aimed at enhancement of civil society, and assisting in
internationalization of education and research in Slovakia. *
*SWISS SCHOLARSHIPS**:* The State Secretariat for education and research deals with various files
concerning grants.
*JEAN MONNET SCHOLARSHIP**:* Turkish officials, students, academics and private sector
employee are offered the opportunity to pursue postgraduate study or one-year academic study in EU
member states.
*SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM**:* the British Council website provides with useful
reference to scholarships and funds. <>
*FULBRIGHT PROGRAM**:* Fulbright is a US government sponsored program for students,
researchers and teachers. The program essentially works sending US students aboard, and inviting foreign
students for Master and PhD studies at the US universities.
FUNDING US STUDY**: *Funding for US Study Online is an extensive database of scholarships,
fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). EDUCATION USA:* EducationUSA is a global network of more than
400 advising centers supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department
of State. *ISEP (International Student Exchange Programs):*ISEP is a
network of over 300 colleges and universities in 45 countries cooperating to provide affordable access to
international education for a diverse student population. International students from the participating Non-
US universities can use ISEP to spend semester or a year in any of participating US

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                                                                  ENCLOSURE 8. Additional information

        World Bank Economic Categories
Category A                 Category B                 Category C               Category D

High                       income countries Upper     middle                   income countries Lower

Andorra                    American Samoa             Albania                  Afghanistan
Antigua and Barbuda        Argentina                  Algeria                  Bangladesh
Aruba                      Belize                     Angola                   Benin
Australia                  Botswana                   Armenia                  Burkina Faso
Austria                    Brazil                     Azerbaijan               Burundi
Bahamas, The               Bulgaria                   Belarus                  Cambodia
Bahrain                    Chile                      Bhutan                   Central African Republic
Barbados                   Costa Rica                 Bolivia                  Chad
Belgium                    Croatia                    Bosnia and Herzegovina   Comoros
Bermuda                    Dominica                   Cameroon                 Congo, Dem. Rep.
Brunei Darussalam          Equatorial Guinea          Cape Verde               Cote d'Ivoire
Canada                     Gabon                      China                    Eritrea
Cayman Islands             Grenada                    Colombia                 Ethiopia
Channel Islands            Hungary                    Congo, Rep.              Gambia, The
Cyprus                     Kazakhstan                 Cuba                     Ghana
Czech Republic             Latvia                     Djibouti                 Guinea
Denmark                    Lebanon                    Dominican Republic       Guinea-Bissau
Estonia                    Libya                      Ecuador                  Haiti
Faeroe Islands             Lithuania                  Egypt, Arab Rep.         India
Finland                    Malaysia                   El Salvador              Kenya
France                     Mauritius                  Fiji                     Korea, Dem. Rep.
French Polynesia           Mayotte                    Georgia                  Kyrgyz Republic
Germany                    Mexico                     Guatemala                Lao PDR
Greece                     Montenegro                 Guyana                   Liberia
Greenland                  Northern Mariana Islands   Honduras                 Madagascar
Guam                       Oman                       Indonesia                Malawi
Hong Kong, China           Palau                      Iran, Islamic Rep.       Mali
Iceland                    Panama                     Iraq                     Mauritania
Ireland                    Poland                     Jamaica                  Mongolia
Isle of Man                Romania                    Jordan                   Mozambique
Israel                     Russian Federation         Kiribati                 Myanmar
Italy                      Serbia                     Lesotho                  Nepal
Japan                      Seychelles                 Macedonia, FYR           Niger
Korea, Rep.                Slovak Republic            Maldives                 Nigeria
Kuwait                     South Africa               Marshall Islands         Pakistan
Liechtenstein              St. Kitts and Nevis        Micronesia, Fed. Sts.    Papua New Guinea
Luxembourg                 St. Lucia                  Moldova                  Rwanda
Macao, China               St. Vincent and the        Morocco                  Sao Tome and Principe
Malta                      Grenadines                 Namibia                  Senegal
Monaco                     Turkey                     Nicaragua                Sierra Leone
Netherlands                Uruguay                    Paraguay                 Solomon Islands
Netherlands Antilles       Venezuela, RB              Peru                     Somalia
New Caledonia              Taiwan                     Philippines              Sudan
New Zealand                                           Samoa                    Tajikistan
Norway                                                Sri Lanka                Tanzania
Portugal                                              Suriname                 Timor-Leste
Puerto Rico                                           Swaziland                Togo
Qatar                                                 Syrian Arab Republic     Uganda
San Marino                                            Thailand                 Uzbekistan
Saudi Arabia                                          Tonga                    Vietnam
Singapore                                             Tunisia                  Yemen, Rep.
Slovenia                                              Turkmenistan             Zambia
Spain                                                 Ukraine                  Zimbabwe
Sweden                                                Vanuatu
Switzerland                                           West Bank and Gaza
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Virgin Islands (USA)
                                                           ENCLOSURE 8. Additional information

Marie Bendix (MD,, Psychiatric Clinic, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge,
Sweden, )
Sameer Jauhar (MBChB, BSc (Hons), MRCPsych, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological
Research, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow, UK, )
Darya Smirnova (MD, MScC, Chair of Samara YPs Associaton, Department of Psychiatry,
Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia, )
Nikita Bezborodov (MD, Riga Centre of Psychiatry and Addiction Disorders, Riga, Latvia, )
Franziska Baessler (MD, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Heinrich-Heine-
University Duesseldorf, LVR Clinic Center, Duesseldorf, Germany, , )
Jerker Hanson (Assoc. Professor, Psychiatrist, Stockholm, Sweden,
Marija Rusaka (MD, Riga Styradins University, Department of Psychiatry and Addiction
Disorders, Riga, Latvia, )
Olga Paravaya (MD, PhD student, Belarussian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education,
Belarus, Minsk, )
Dzmitry Krupchanka (MD, PhD student, Belarussian Medical Academy of Postgraduate
Education, Belarus, Minsk, )
Lejla Cakovic (MD, MScandidate, Malmo, Sweden, )
Maria Navadvorskaya (MD, PhD student, Belarussian Medical Academy of Postgraduate
Education, Belarus, Minsk,
Agnieszka Butwicka (MD, PhD, Department of Child Psychiatry, Medical University of
Warsaw, Poland

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