This course offering is designed as part of a continuing professional development program in which the achievement of theoretical knowledge and practical skills is certified.A unique feature of the course is the opportunity for continuity of learning on a human cadaver head per participant for the entire duration of the course.Exercises will be guided by faculty from a multidisciplinary team of specialists (neurosurgeons, maxillo-facials, ENTs and ophtalmologists).Course content will be covered in activities divided into three courses. We are starting the Third Edition with a well known Faculty and a tested programme.Click HERE for more information.Registration deadline: January 8, 2023

Following the successful first two editions of this unique EANS Symposium and after the difficult years of the COVID Pandemic, we are now delighted to renew the invitation to join us in Verona for the Third Edition of “Intraoperative Neurophysiology in Neurosurgery”.Registration and abstract submission will open soon! Stay tuned!Click HERE for more information. 

After the success of the first two courses on the basics of standard open and endoscopic surgical approaches to the skull base, aimed specifically at neurosurgeons in training and neurosurgeon willing to improve at skull base surgery, it is now our pleasure to announce its third edition, under the patronage of the Belgian Society of Neurosurgery ( and the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies ( dissection, two participants will be working as a team on each specimen under guidance, as needed, of senior surgeons. For the endoscopic part, dissection will be demonstrated on a separate specimen with direct transmission on television screens.Over the two days, the covered subjects are the pterional and retrosigmoid approaches with all possible variations and the basics of endoscopic skull base surgery with standard endonasal approaches and variations, including a simulation of pituitary surgery involving the removing of an egg yolk through an endonasal route on a 3D model.At the end of the course, the participants will have learned about and practiced fundamental approaches of the skull base that are part of the standard neurosurgical armamentarium.There is a special discount on registration for EANS Individual members!Click HERE for more information. Registration is open!  

We offer a one day hands-on course in a new, high tech environment, allowing dissection and ultrasound examination of all peripheral nerves (upper and lower limb) including brachial and lumbosacral plexus, under the guidance of national and international experienced nerve surgeons.The number of participants is strictly limited, there will be a maximum of 3 colleagues per limb. All surgical material is provided and high-resolution ultrasound is available.We will have a total of 10 international instructors who are skilled peripheral nerve surgeons. So far, colleagues from Switzerland, Ukraine, France and Germany accepted this task.Participants will be able to recognize nerve structures utilizing high resolution ultrasound and then dissect both in upper and lower limb.Click HERE for more information and to register.

The Panel of the EANS Vascular Section is happy to announce the first BOOT-CAMP FOR VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR NEUROSURGERY, that will be held in Milan, Italy, in March 2023.This Course is divided in two parts: a theoretical Part (2-day web-seminars) (Part 1) and a week later the attendees will be involved in the Hands-on exercise on site (2 days practical sessions) with 15 faculty members (Part 2). There is no limit number for the attendees that would participate to the theoretical part: otherwise, there will be a maximum of 30 attendees for the Hands-on sessions, to permit have all the time necessary to perform clipping and by-passes using Placenta models and coiling and flow-diverter stent, always supervised by the faculty members.Registration will open soon!Click HERE for more information. 

08. – 11. März 2023

15. – 18. März 2023

We are pleased to invite you to the second EANS – SFNC Masterclass and Hands-On Course focused on Pituitary Tumors. The course will take place in the modern facilities either of the University Campus and the Neurological Hospital of Lyon, France.This course is intended for younger neurosurgeons, dealing with the basic and fundamental principles of operative procedures (endoscopes, microscopes etc), and endocrine management of such tumors.Our goal is to teach the modern management of Pituitary Adenomas or Craniopharyngiomas which represent an over-speciality in Neurosurgery, nowadays.Theoretical background will be provided in separate lectures by our distinguished faculty, prestigious European pituitary surgeons.Lyon is a pleasant city to live in and to visit. It has a rich history, numerous museums and a well-known history of culinary school.We looking forward to meeting you all in Lyon!Click HERE for more information. There is a special discount for EANS Individual Members! 

More information will be available soon.There will be a 10% discount on registration for the EANS Individual Members.

We are pleased to invite you to a brand-new event, which is the result of another fruitful collaboration between the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies and EUROSPINE, the Spine Society of Europe. This event will focus exclusively on tumours and infections. Join us to get inspired by well-known leading experts, meet, and discuss with your peers, and exchange ideas and knowledge with the renowned faculty!Find more on

21. – 24. April 2023
Los Angeles

Dear colleagues, dear friends,We would like to invite you to our Advanced Hands-on Course in Skull Base Surgery, which takes place 11-13th May 2023 in Duesseldorf.Our course concept is based on a long certified neurosurgical hands-on course tradition in Duesseldorf over the last 20 years and its scientific and educational content has been endorsed bythe EANS.Goal of the course is a modern hands-on concept to acquire basics of skull-base surgery under the leadership of esteemed EANS skull base experts.We are happy to welcome in May 2023 trainees from all over Europe.There is a special discount on registration for the EANS Individual Members!Click HERE for more information. 
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