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  • Criteria of WFNS-Aesculap Adult Neurosurgery Fellowship in Tübingen

    Name of the WFNS Training Centre:

    WFNS-Aesculap Adult Neurosurgery Fellowship in Tübingen

    About the Training Center:

    The Department of Neurosurgery of the University of Tübingen is a large institution which runs a daily surgical program of 10-12 surgeries, or almost 3,000 surgeries per year. There is a Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit with 16 beds, as well as a close cooperation with the Departments of Neuroradiology and Neurology.

    The fellowship consists of extensive exposure to the whole spectrum of neurosurgical techniques including complex spine, functional, epilepsy, neuro-oncology, vascular, skull base, pituitary as well as the numerous translational research programmes within the Neuroscience Programme of the Department of Neurosurgery in combination with the Center of Neurology of the University of Tübingen.


    Program Details:

    • Duration of fellowship will be 3 months.
    • Fellows will be provided with furnished accommodation.
    • Fellows will be paid scholarship of € 1,250  per month.
    • The Fellowship does not provide travel expenses.
    • Candidates will be allowed to attend surgeries, conferences, workshops and other educational activities during the fellowship period.



    The ideal candidate is a young neurosurgeon from a residency training program or an equivalent program from developing countries who during her or his residency demonstrated good skills in microsurgery. Furthermore, the fellows should have work experience of no longer than three (3) years after concluding the residency training.


    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


    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=1&clang=1


    August 2022