General Terms and Conditions for the Mind & Life Europe Retreat

Registration Fee
€ 550,00 Student / PhD Student
€ 750,00 Senior Investigators / Professionals

Information for registrants
Applicants have to self-categorize into three categories: (PhD) Student, Senior Investigator and Professionals.

(PhD) Students
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”. 
Requested materials to submit: letter of intent and a CV.

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
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.

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

Cancellation policy

  • For cancellations received from August 31 through September 13, 2019 fee will be refunded with a 50% deduction.
  • Cancellations received from September 14 through 26, 2019 will be eligible to a refund of 30% of the registration fee.
  • For cancellations occurring on or after September 27, 2019 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: office@mindandlife-europe.org 

Legal basis
Organizer of this MLE Retreat is Mind & Life Europe, c/o Kuhn & Partners, Bahnhofplatz 18, CH-8400 Winterthur.

The organizer 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.