9th ESO–ESMINT–ESNR Stroke Winter School

Berne, Switzerland

from 01/02/2022 until 04/02/2022

9th ESO–ESMINT–ESNR Stroke Winter School

1st–4th February 2022

Acute interdisciplinary stroke treatment course for young

stroke physicians and neuroradiologists




The primary goal of the ESO–ESMINT–ESNRwinter

school on acute interdisciplinary stroke

treatment is to join young stroke physicians and

young neuroradiologists in order to enhance

interdisciplinary management of patients with

acute ischaemic stroke. A series of concentrated

high quality teaching sessions and courses on

acute stroke management will be offered.

Secondary goals of the winter school are to

perform «hands-on» courses for interventional

neuroradiologists and special teaching sessions

for stroke physicians.

The winter school is unique in its kind. Combining

plenum sessions, discussions and technical

training, it will foster improvement in treatment

of cerebrovascular disease and advance research

in this complex field, leading to technical


Target audience

Young stroke physicians and neuroradiologists

with a major interest in cerebrovascular diseases

are eligible. Applicants should currently be in training

in a European teaching hospital that treats

acute stroke patients. The organizing committee

will select 25 interventional neuroradiologists

and 25 young stroke physicians based on their

• application

• country of origin

• the expected benefit to the individual and

to his/her stroke unit and country

Since the main aim of the course is to enhance

interdisciplinary stroke management, pairs of

neuroradiologists and stroke physicians from

one institution will be preferred. If there are

available places, applications from non- European

countries and single applicants may be considered

by the organizers. The final decision about

the participants remains with the local organisation


Scientific content

A daily teaching program in English by experts

in all subspecialties of acute stroke treatment will

be held. There will be joint sessions for neuroradiologists

and stroke physicians in the morning.

In the afternoon there will be special courses for

stroke physicians and «hands-on» courses for

interventional neuroradiologists. Teachers will be

local, national and international experts in this or

related fields.

Tentative core faculty

The local organizing committee will form a tentative

core faculty with representatives of all three

participating organizations, i.e. European Stroke

Organization (ESO), European Society of Minimal

Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT), and

European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR).

Course venue


University Hospital Bern

Freiburgstrasse 3

CH-3010 Berne, Switzerland


The costs of the ESO–ESMINT–ESNR Winter School

will be borne by the organizers. However, to cover

a part of costs for board and lodging participants

will have to pay a share of € 400. Furthermore,

participants have to cover their travel expenses,

their activities outside the official program, and any

other personal expenses during their stay.

Deadline for application: 14 November 2021

For further information and registration,

please contact our website:





  • 01 Feb 2022 until 04 Feb 2022

    9th ESO–ESMINT–ESNR Stroke Winter School