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Certificate Programs

Enhance research skills through online learning or participate in a summer training program, and receive a certificate of completion. Gain knowledge about methadone maintenance treatment.

  • Global Centre for Credentialing and Certification (GCCC) Part of the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme, GCCC trains and issues credentials for International Certified Addiction Professionals (ICAP) using evidence-based universal curricula in prevention, treatment, and recovery programs that meet international standards. Supported by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, U.S. Department of State, International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction, and International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals.
  • National Hispanic Science Network
    Supports predoctoral, postdoctoral, and early career scientists interested in conducting research on drug abuse among Hispanics, beginning with an 11-day summer training, followed by a 2-year mentorship program.
  • Middle East Research Ethics Training Initiative (MERETI)
    Postgraduate diploma and certificate programs in health research ethics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, supported by the Fogarty International Center.
  • Dutch Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs & Addictions
    Focuses on international networking and multidisciplinary approaches to drug policy, prevention, and evidence-based treatment that bridge the gap between research and practice.
  • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) European Summer School
    Multidisciplinary, 2-week program for students and professionals focused on European drug policy.

Degree Programs

Continue your academic education with degree programs from an accredited institution. Choose from master’s degree programs or a multidisciplinary doctoral program. All programs are offered in English to students from any country.

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    2020 NIDA International Forum

    June 19-22, 2020
    Hollywood, Florida

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    Important Dates

    NIDA International Program Fellowships

    Application Deadlines:
    Postdoctoral Fellowships:
    October 1


    February 3 - February 6, 2020
    National Harbor, Maryland, USA
    February 13 - February 16, 2020
    Seattle, Washington, USA
    March 11 - March 14, 2020
    New Orleans, Louisiana, USA