Stroke Summer School

 

ESO Stroke Summer School

The ESO Stroke Summer School is a flagship event for ESO and a prestigious educational meeting for stroke trainees throughout Europe.

It is organised each year by a team of stroke physicians in an European city. During one week, stroke specialists from Europe provide their expert knowledge to young physicians with a major interest in cerebrovascular diseases.

More information as well as the online application will follow in the Spring of 2019 on our website.

Please note that the ESO Summer School is on application only and participation is limited.

2018

This year the 22nd ESO Stroke Summer School will take place in Berlin, hosted by the Center for Stroke Research Berlin and the Department of Neurology of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. During one week – 10 – 14 September 2018 – stroke specialists from Europe provide their expert knowledge to young physicians with a major interest in cerebrovascular diseases.

Please find the programme of the Stroke Summer School here.

Local Organising Committee

Prof. Dr. Andreas Meisel
Prof. Dr. Jan Sobesky
Prof. Dr. Matthias Endres

For more information visit the local organisers` ESO Stroke Summer School 2018 website.

2019

The next  ESO Stroke Summer School will take place in Helsinki, Finland in September 2019. More information as well as the online application will follow in the Spring of 2019 on our website.

 Future Summer Schools

2019 Helsinki, Finland
2020 Caen, France

We are confident that these hosts will maintain the very high standard set by previous ESO Summer Schools.

Who should apply?

  • Young stroke physicians or researchers with a major interest in cerebrovascular diseases
  • Applicants should currently be in training in an European teaching hospital that treats acute stroke patients
  • Candidates up to and including the age of 45
  • Candidate should be fluent in English

All applicants are expected to be ESO Members
(Junior membership application – up to 35 years, free of charge – is available here).

The ESO Summer School usually bears costs of accommodation, meals, coffee breaks and the social programme for participants and speakers. Participants cover their travel expenses, the dinners outside the usual programme and any personal expenses during their stay including telephone and internet costs from the hotel. Accompanying persons are not permitted.

How to apply?

Interested applicants are requested to complete the application form (click here) and submit together with the following documents:

  • Application form (letter of motivation, CV (max. 2 pages), two letters of recommendation)
  • Maximum two applicants per country and one applicant per site will be accepted
  • If there are still places available, applicants from non-European countries will be considered
  • All applicants are expected to be ESO members or to have applied for ESO membership