General Terms and Conditions for the online European Summer Research Institute

Registration Fee

€ 75,00 Research Fellows
€ 100,00 Senior Investigators 
€ 100,00 Professionals

Information for registrants
Applicants have to self-categorise into three categories: Research Fellow, Senior Investigator and Professionals.

Research Fellows
Trainees, including undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows conducting research in neuroscience, biological and medical sciences, cognitive, affective, and other psychological sciences, clinical sciences, and humanities disciplines, will be considered “Research Fellows”. Students at the undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral level studying contemplative traditions, philosophy, or humanities will also be considered “Research Fellows”. 
The Research Fellows have to submit: letter of intent, CV, and recommendation letter

Senior Investigators
Established academic researchers in these same areas who hold university or college faculty appointments (full-time, clinical or adjunct) at the level of Assistant Professor or above, as well as contemplative scholars, teachers or researchers within these same disciplines who hold a faculty or comparable position will be considered “Senior Investigators”. 
The Senior Investigators have to submit: letter of intent and a CV.

Professionals (e.g. educators, clinicians, therapists, HR managers, change agents) who are independent practitioners or affiliated with non-academic institutions will also fall into this category. This includes people working in business and (social) entrepreneurship.
Professionals have to submit: letter of intent and a CV.

Registration, acceptance of participation / non-acceptance and payment will be confirmed by E-Mail.

Cancellation policy

  • For cancellations received from July 1 through July 14, 2021 fee will be refunded with a 30% deduction.
  • Cancellations received from July 15 through July 31, 2021 will be eligible to a refund of 50% of the registration fee.
  • For cancellations occurring on or after August 1, 2021 no refunds can be made.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing.
  • Bank administration fee and credit card fee will not be refunded

Data use agreement
With registration, the participant agrees to the usage of his data by the organisation committee.

Personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Agreement can be revoked informally by writing an email to: 

Legal basis
Organizer of this European Summer Research Institute (ESRI) is Mind & Life Europe, c/o Kuhn & Partners, Bahnhofplatz 18, CH-8400 Winterthur.

The organiser and their authorised representatives cannot be held liable for any damages, of whatever nature or loss of goods. Nor can they be held for any damages arising from any other defects in the accommodation or the surrounding grounds, any damage to goods or persons arising from any cause whatsoever, if and insofar as such damage or loss is not covered by third party liability insurance taken out by the organizers. Swiss law is applicable. Place of jurisdiction is Winterthur, Switzerland.