International Cancer technology Transfer Fellowships (ICRETT)

Target candidates: Investigators, clinicians, public health professionals
Duration: 1 month
Extension: Up to 2 months with funding secured by the Fellow from the home or host organization and at no cost to the UICC
Available: 120-150 per year
Average value: US$ 3,400 each
Application closing date: None. Applications are accepted at any time
Notification of result: Generally within 60 days of registration

To facilitate rapid international transfer of cancer research and clinical technology
To exchange knowledge and enhance skills in
- basic, clinical, behavioural and epidemiological areas of cancer research
- cancer control and prevention
To acquire appropriate clinical management, diagnostic and therapeutic expertise for effective application and use in the home organization upon return

  • Appropriately qualified investigators, pathologists, epidemiologists, laboratory technicians, tobacco control activists and cancer registrars in the early stages of their careers,
  • Appropriately qualified clinicians who are established in oncology practice
Research plan
  • Cancer prevention and control (including tobacco control)
  • Basic, applied and clinical cancer research
  • Epidemiology, cancer registration, public education and behavioural sciences
Clinical training
  • Surgery, radio- and chemotherapy, medical oncology, multidisciplinary cancer care
  • Clinical trials
  • Detection and diagnosis
  • Prevention-oriented projects are especially encouraged.


For additional information on UICC Fellowships, contact UICC

By mail
Ms Beate Vought

[email protected]

Fellowships coordinator
International Union Against Cancer (UICC)
62 route de Frontenex
1207 Geneva

By telephone or fax
Telephone: +41 22 809 1843
Fax +41 22 809 1810