ACR/EULAR Exchange Program


June 3 - 6, 2020


Frankfurt, Germany

Program Information

The ACR/EULAR Exchange Program promotes the international exchange of clinical and research skills, expertise, and knowledge within rheumatology. It recognizes outstanding rheumatology health professional faculty in laboratory and clinic-based research, and provides exposure to the exciting work being done by colleagues overseas.

The program enables accepted junior academic rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals to travel from the United States to another country to experience the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress, a half-day exchange program with international colleagues, and site visit to a local institution.

Ten accepted Early Career Investigators will receive complimentary registration to the EULAR Annual Congress and a travel stipend of 2,000 EUR (US dollar equivalent on June 2, 2020).

Applications are closed (the deadline was February 3, 2020).


Accepted attendees will receive information about hotel accommodations.


Accepted attendees will receive information about how to make travel reservations.

Early Career Investigator Participant Eligibility

Applicants who do not meet all eligibility criteria will not be considered.

  1. Be an ACR or ARP member
  2. Be a US citizen or permanent resident and have a valid US passport
  3. Hold a non-tenured faculty appointment or equivalent position (Assistant Professor or below) at an academic center in the US or in the EULAR member country
  4. ACR applicants: be ABIM or ABP certified or eligible at the time of nomination; ARP applicants: have a doctoral level degree (i.e., PhD, DSc, or equivalent)
  5. Demonstrate a firm commitment to academic medicine
  6. Be 45 years of age or under at the time of application submission

Application Information

Applications are closed (the deadline was February 3, 2020).

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