ESO Offers Scholarships for the Masters of Advanced Studies in Stroke Medicine (MAS)

About MAS

The University of Bern offers a unique postgraduate programme, which provides advanced medical and scientific insights into stroke medicine. The programme has been developed by the Stroke Center at the University Hospital Bern in close collaboration with the European Stroke Organisation (ESO). The programme aims to train the next generation of clinicians and researchers in stroke care. An international faculty of world leading
stroke experts will provide lectures, seminars and workshops in close collaboration with the local faculty at the University of Bern.
The courses offer a variety of efficient learning methods such as classroom lectures, hands-on training, seminars and remote online learning.

Scholarship types

Low- or middle-income countries: 3 partial scholarships (15’000 CHF)

High-income countries: 3 partial scholarship (5’000 CHF)

To qualify for an ESO scholarship, an individual must meet the following criteria:

  • Resident of a European country
  • ESO member
  • Master’s degree in a related subject in medical sciences in the previous six years
  • Competence in English, equivalent to an IELTS score of 7.0 or higher

Priority will be given to candidates who are employed in academic institutions, teaching hospitals, research institutes, governments, or who aim at a career in one of these sectors. However, Master candidates employed in the profit sector or newly graduated candidates without any work experience can be eligible for the scholarship as well, depending on their motivation and profile.

Application deadline 12.12.2021