EULAR Centres of Excellence in Rheumatology

EULAR collates a register of the top research centres in European rheumatology with a three-fold goal: To develop a group of first-class research centres for active researchers, to enable exchange of fellows' research projects, and to link with Brussels.

A designation is valid for 5 years (beginning and ending in June), after which time a centre can reapply for prolongation.

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2022 Application for EULAR recognition

EULAR invites centres of rheumatology research in Europe to apply for recognition as "EULAR Centre of Excellence in Rheumatology" for the period 2022-2027.

Applying units are expected to reach at least 350 impact factor points over the last 5-year period for published original research as the main contributor, as defined in the guideline document.

To apply, download the application guideline 2022 document under Related Information on this webpage.

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List of EULAR Centres of Excellence Winners

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Call opening 01 February 

Call closure on 10 April, 23:59 CET

Application Guidelines

Applications will be reviewed based on the guidelines established by EULAR 

Read the Application Guideline for EULAR Centre of Excellence of Rheumatology period of 2022-2027 here.

Application samples

The layout of application documents must follow these samples:

List of staff members
List of references