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.

Currently, 34 centres have been approved as EULAR Centres of Excellence. 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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2021 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 2021-2026.

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 2021 document under Related Information on this webpage.

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List of EULAR Centres of Excellence Winners

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Call opening on 10 February 2021

Call closure on 10 April 2021

Application guideline

Applications will be reviewed based on the guideline established by EULAR.

Read the Application guideline for EULAR Centres of Excellence in Rheumatology period 2021-2026 here.

Application samples

The layout of application documents must follow these samples:
List of staff members
List of references