Teaching News

24 Sep 2021

Institut Pasteur Vaccinology Course

This four-week course presents an integrated overview of vaccinology, from public health data and scientific results justifying the development of a vaccine up to its delivery to the populations in the context of industrialized and developing countries.

Dates: February 7 - March 4, 2022
Registration deadline: November 2, 2021
Language: English
With sessions on theory and hands-on practicals, the courses held at the Teaching Center are grouped into three themed areas: Epidemiology and Public Health, Mechanisms of Living Organisms, and Biology of Microorganisms.

18 Jan 2021

[CALL FOR APPLICATION] HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship

HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

The HKU-Pasteur Research Pole is pleased to announce the launch of the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship for Summer 2021!

Application form / Tips for Application / Hosting Laboratories Booklet

Deadline for Application: February 28th, 2021

The HKU‐Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship Programme provides a unique opportunity for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Hong Kong and Macau to pursue their research projects in an outstanding scientific environment, at the Institut Pasteur in Paris.

In current times of global pandemic, the research conducted by both the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole and the Institut Pasteur are crucial to advance global scientific knowledge, notably regarding emerging infectious diseases. Ensuring continuity in scientific training for the next generation of scientists is more important than ever.

Louis Pasteur famously said that “Chance favours invention only for minds prepared for discoveries by patient study and persevering efforts." In line with this belief and with the Pasteurian values that science belongs to mankind and should be shared with altruism, HKU-Pasteur, with the support of the Pasteur Foundation Asia (PFA) and the Consulate General of France, is pleased to announce the launch the “HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship Programme” for up to two scholarships.

This fellowship offers a grant to undertake a 2 to 3-month research internship at the Institut Pasteur, Paris, France between July and November 2021.


  •  Postgraduate student or postdoctoral fellow in one of the universities of Hong Kong or Macau

Scholarship details:

  • Round-trip air ticket between Hong Kong/Macau and France
  • Housing
  • Monthly living allowance
  • Coverage (partially) of Covid-19 pandemic related expenses (tests etc.)

Hosting laboratories at Institut Pasteur:

  • Be part of a leading laboratory working on Cancer, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Parasitology or Virology research.
  • Choose an internship location amongst 40ies of the most renowned laboratories in the world.

Apply before February 28th to discover French research environment!

Please be aware that in view of the current pandemic situation, the internship might be postponed if the applicant home institution or if the hosting laboratories’ regulations requires it. In addition, please note that Covid-19 pandemic related expenses are partially covered by the scholarship. As the host institution of the Fellowship, the Institut Pasteur will ensure a safe working environment through the implementation of all necessary social-distancing requirements and sanitary measures. 

For any question related to the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Fellowship, please contact hkuip@hku.hk.