Netherlands, Groningen

Ageing Brain

when 2 July 2017 - 17 July 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 600

Are you fascinated by neurology and translational neurosciences? Are you interested in research as well as the clinical side? Do you want to learn a lot in 10 days, together with students from all over the world? Do you want to see what the UMCG, and the city of Groningen have to offer?

The 'International Summer School Ageing Brain' combines an interesting educational programme with an exciting social programme!

During the summer school, you will be offered a sophisticated educational program with many interesting lectures, workshops and challenging assignments. Together with our best professors and doctors we will take you on a journey into the fascinating world of the brain and spinal cord. Apart from clinical topics, scientific research within the field of neurology, with a focus on the “Ageing Brain”, will play a major role.

On top of all this, there will be plenty of time to relax and have fun with other medical students from all over the world. You will get the chance to experience the Dutch culture and Groningen’s vibrant student life.

If you are a motivated student, interested in exploring the frontiers of neuroscience, please submit your application before 1st May 2017. The selection of students will be based on a motivation letter, resume and an abstract or literature review. Do not hesitate to send them in and join this unforgettable experience!

Course leader

Prof. J.D. Laman
Prof. Ir. N.M. Maurits

Target group

(Bio)medical Students in year 3 or 4 of their University programme

Course aim

The main goals of this Medical Sciences Summer School are:
1.To introduce (bio)medical students into the various fields of clinical neurosciences
2.To discuss current limitations/complications we are facing and
3.To demonstrate their translation into clinical/fundamental research questions.

Credits info

A certificate of attendance will be awarded

Fee info

EUR 600: The fee is 600 Euros for international participants (incl. educational course, meals, accommodation in a student guesthouse, as well as social activities).
Deadline: 1st May 2017
EUR 300: The fee is 300 Euro per local/University of Groningen participant (incl. educational course, meals as well as social activities).