Notes to the application form

Notes to the application form

GUIDANCE FOR COMPLETING THE EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL BIOLOGIST APPLICATION FORM

Please read these notes and the Regulations for the European Professional Biologist title before completing the application form.

You will also find all necessary bank data for paying your fees (for application or renewal) in this guidelines

 

1. PERSONAL DETAILS

Please use block capitals for this section of the form.

  • Title
    Use Professor, Dr, Mr, Mrs, Miss or Ms.
  • Degrees
    Only certain degrees are recognised by ECBA for the purposes of the European Professional Biologist title; a list of these is given in Annex 2 of the Regulations.
  • National biological associations
    This should be one of the ECBA member bodies listed in Annex 1 of the Regulations.
2. ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE

Please use block capitals for this section of the form.

3. EDUCATION AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL OR EQUIVALENT
  • Title of degree
    Write the title(s) of the degree(s) that you have received, eg Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Subject (and specialisms)
    Write the subjects and specialisms as specified on your degree certificate.
  • Period of study
    Write the year in which you started your degree course and the year in which you obtained the degree, eg 1972 – 1976. If the degree was obtained by part-time study, write ‘part-time’.
  • Professional titles
    Write the name(s) of any professional or other qualification(s) you have received, eg Chartered Biologist (CBiol). Under ‘Date’ write the year in which the qualification was awarded.
4. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professional experience may include time spent studying for a higher degree.

  • Your duties and responsibilities
    Give brief details of your main duties and responsibilities. Continue on another sheet of paper if necessary.
  • Knowledge and skills
    Don’t forget to attach a concise supporting statement giving examples of points 1 to 5.
  • Additional material
    Please attach a complete list of your publications etc.
5. REFEREES

Please give the name and address of 2 referees who are familiar with your work.

6. DECLARATION

Don’t forget to sign and date the declaration.

7. FEES

Please send the ECBA fees (150,- Euro for the registration, 75,- Euro for renewal) to:

  • Account-owner: European Countries Biologists Association (ECBA)
  • Bank connection: ECBA c/o NIBI BIONEUWS
  • Nederlands Instituut voor Biologie
  • Catharijnesingel 54, NL-3511 GC Utrecht
  • IBAN: NL95INGB0005515961
  • BIC: INGBNL2AXXX

Please don´t forget to remark: EurProBiol fees for ‘NAME’
Please enclose a copy of the receipt.

8. COMPLETED FORM

The completed form should be sent (with a cheque for the fees) to your National biological association. The address is given in Annex 1 of the Regulations.

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