General Information

About Dubai

Dubai is part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf. It is extremely well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, and the Emirati people are welcoming and generous in their approach to visitors. With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, fascinating heritage attractions and a thriving business community, Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitors each year from around the world.

Rated by Interpol as one of the safest cities in the world, Dubai offers a crime-free environment. Indeed, the Dubai crime rate appears to be significantly lower than most similarly sized metropolis cities.

Before you send your application please make sure that you have read the Harold Gunson Fellowship Procedure carefully and that you:

  • Are 40 years or younger at the date of the first day of the congress
  • You are the first, submitting and presenting author of an abstract which has been accepted for the scientific programme

Please note that successful applicants from very high and high HDI countries may only receive the award once and from medium and low HDI countries twice. To find out in which category your country is in, click here.