Santorio Fellowship 2021

The Santorio Fellowship for Medical Humanities and Science is designed to support young scholars willing to join CSMBR events and is named after the Italian physician Santorio Santori (1561-1636), who introduced the quantitative method to medicine and is considered the father of quantitative experimental physiology.

The scheme offers travel grants to attend CSMBR events. It aims at encouraging cooperation amongst scholars across Europe and is awarded every two years to students (BA, MA) and early career researchers (PhDs and Postdocs within 3 years from their viva) whose interests in the field of History of Medicine and Medical Humanities (Medicine and History of Medicine, Biology and History of Biology, History and Philosophy of Science, History of Ideas, Classics) are strong.

Edition 2021
For the academic year 2020-21, the Santorio Fellowship will support participants to the International Summer School "Latitudes of the Body". Human-Based Measurement and its Contexts, from Leonardo to Newton (21-24 July 2021, Domus Comeliana – Pisa).

Application Process
Five Santorio Fellowships, worth of €500 each, will be offered throughout as a gratuity to join the Summer School by means of an application process. Applicants should send a cover letter (max. 300 words), CV (max. 2 pages) and a reference letter to

The deadline is 15 April 2021 with successful applications notified by mid-May.