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Advanced Course

Why join the advanced course?

Go one step further towards an advanced diploma offered by EUROSPINE. You will get the opportunity to hear from renowned surgeons surgical pearls, notions and future trends in state of the art spine surgery.

Take part in interactive sessions with concrete and challenging case discussions
Get hands-on skills training with the latest technologies in the cadaver lab workshop, simulator lab and dry lab.
This is a very unique opportunity!

Target Audience

Confirmed spine specialists and trained surgeons who have completed their EUROSPINE Diploma or trained and practicing surgeons with more than 2 years experience.

Learning outcomes

There is a need to provide active practicing surgeons with a reference based, standardized curriculum in managing revisions and complications and in extended indications and advanced operative techniques.

Course format and design

This is a live educational event where there will be blended learning of lectures, interactive sessions - case based discussions, plenary sessions, cadaver lab workshops and simulator lab.

2018 schedule

Next Course

Date:1-5 July 2019
Location:Geneva, Switzerland
Venue:SWISS Foundation for Innovation and Training in Surgery (SFITS)
Rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil 4
1205 Geneva, Switzerland


The below are 2018 programmes. The 2019 programmes will be posted in autumn 2018

2018 Fees

€ 800 for members
€ 1'000 for non-members

CME Accreditation and Compliance

All modules of the Education Week 2018 were accredited by the EACCME (European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). Participation in the whole module is mandatory as well as the completion of the course assessment in order to receive the CME certificate.

The 2018 Education Week was also reviewed by and found to be fully compliant by EthicalMedTech:

Applications to EACCME and Ethical MedTech for 2019 Education Week is pending (programmes to be finalised).

Before registering

Prepare pdf file of any one of the following documents:
  • a copy of the EUROSPINE Diploma -or-
  • a recommendation letter proving practice of more than 2 years -or-
  • a copy of your CV

Obtaining the Advanced Diploma: IMPORTANT NOTE!

If you wish to attend the Advanced Courses in order to obtain the Advanced Diploma, please be aware that the requirements for obtaining the Advanced Diploma are as follow:

(1) obtaine the EUROSPINE diploma via
  • completion of the basic course -or-
  • completion of equivalent diploma course
(2) complete both advanced course modules (EUROSPINE or EANS course modules)
(3) complete a 6-months fellowship, formally validated by the EUROSPINE through the separate fellowship validation process


Registrations are open to confirmed spine specialists who have completed the EUROSPINE Diploma or are already practicing for at least 2 years.

Registrations for 2019 Advanced Courses is not opened yet. Opening of the registration will be advertised here and in our newsletter.
In case of questions, please contact

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