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  • Criteria of WFNS-Aesculap Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship in Tübingen

    Name of the WFNS Training Centre:

    Tübingen University (Germany) Post-Graduate Pediatric Neurosurgery Training Program

    About the Training Center:

    The Department of Neurosurgery of the University of Tübingen is a large lnstitution which runs a daily surgical program of 10-12 surgeries, or about 3,000 surgeries per year. The Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery runs a busy surgical program and various, often interdisciplinary, outpatient clinics. Children are treated in close cooperation with the large University Children's Hospital and its numerous specialties, foremost Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Oncology, Neonatology, Pediatric Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery and Pediatric lntensive Care Medicine. The Fellowship consists of extensive exposure to the whole spectrum and techniques of pediatric neurosurgery including hydrocephalus, CNS tumors, craniofacial surgery, spinal and cranial malformations, spasticity, epilepsy surgery, and peripheral nerve surgery.




    Program Details:

    • Duration of fellowship will be 3 months.
    • Fellows will be provided with furnished accommodation in a modern small apartment close to Hospital Campus.
    • Fellows will be paid a scholarship of € 1,250.00 per month minus costs for the apartment.
    • The fellowship does not provide travel expenses.
    • Candidates will be included in all activities of pediatric neurosurgery including surgeries, conferences, clinics, ward rounds, workshops and have access to all other educational activities of the Department of Neurosurgery.
    • Candidates are expected to actively participate in ongoing clinical research and work on an own research project during their stay.



    The ideal candidate is an English or German speaking female or male young post-graduate neurosurgeon from a residency training program or an equivalent program from developing countries who during her or his residency demonstrated good skills in microsurgery. The fellow wishes to subspecialize or to actively concentrate on pediatric neurosurgery in the future. The fellow should have a work experience of no longer than 5 years after concluding her/his residency.


    Required documentation:

    • A copy of the passport or the ID card
    • A copy of the diploma in Medicine or a certificate issued by the Faculty of Medicine.
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Two letter(s) of recommendation.
    • The fellowship application bearing the date of beginning and a letter of intent.


    How to Apply:

    Qualified applicants are invited to fill out the Online Application Form. Only the online application will be accepted.


    Further Information:

    Please visit: http://www.neurochirurgie-tuebingen.de/website/index.php?article_id=103&clang=1

    December 2023