Spring School

EAN Spring School, Steinschaler Dörfl, Austria

April 30 – May 4, 2025

Application for Spring School 2025 will be open from 01 December 2024 - 31 January 2025.

Dedicated to clinical neurologists in training who did not yet complete their residency/ clinical speciality training
who wish to boost their knowledge and to get the chance to enable personal contacts among participants and faculty members.

Faculty members will present examples of the optimal organisation of neurological care, neurological services and postgraduate education throughout Europe, in the form of plenary sessions in the morning and afternoon workshops for smaller groups, to amplify the learned content from the morning.

EAN Teaching Course sub-Committee 
EAN Office: Kathrin Jehle, grants(at)ean.org


ARRIVAL: Wednesday, 30 April 2025

SCHOOL: Thursday-Saturday: The lectures are scheduled for the three consecutive days. Participation in the entire event is mandatory.

DEPARTURE: Sunday morning, 04 May 2025

CAPACITY: up to 120 participants (40 per afternoon course to guarantee case-based workshop)

Accommodation, tuition, board and programme are covered by EAN. Participants pay for their travel only.
All participants will receive a certificate after having finished the course.


Nature Hotel Steinschaler Doerfl
Taschlgrabenrotte 2
A-3213 Frankenfels

The Doerfl is about 2 hours south-west of Vienna. With the location 750m above sea level,
it is also mostly above the fog with a splendid view into the valley. 

  • RRFS member working in EAN Member countries with more than 2 years of clinical (residency) training in neurology at the time of the event 
  • RRFS member working in Corresponding Institutional Member countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauretania, Morocco, Nepal, Palestine, Tunisia, Syria) or in low and lower-middle income countries from sub-Saharan Africa
  • Full member working in EAN Member/ Corresponding Institutional Member countries up to a maximum of 5 years after their latest degree in neurology
  • Application for 4 travel grants (each up to € 500) is possible for members of low, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries. A short letter of intent, why the person wants to participate including why the travel grant is needed.
  • Previous awardees might apply again, but will be placed on the waiting list to give new applicants a chance.

Please be aware that you must have an active RRFS or Full membership in order to apply for the Spring School. Approval of your membership may take up to 10 working days and we advise that you submit your complete membership application at least 3 weeks before the deadline for applications for this event.

RRFS members are listed in the RRFS membership section, Full members are listed in the Full membership section.



The application will be open from 01 December 2024 until 31 January 2025.

Additional document: Proof of 2 year neurology experience/eligibility (can be from programme supervisor, programme director or current employer). 


We invite you to present your case report related to Spring School topics.
Please complete the abstract-textbox within the online application (up to 250 words) including the statement why the case is important and clinically relevant. 
Up to 6 case reports will be selected for a 10-minute presentation during the scientific dinner.
The three best presentations will be selected by the faculty, awarded and later announced in EANpages.

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Find related Spring School content:

Teaching material

Download programmes, flyers, reading references, presentations and watch Spring School webcasts

Teaching material

There is no price tag to the learned knowledge and education nor the new connections you make for your future career path. The value of tuition, accommodation & board for each Spring School participant corresponds to € 1.000,-.

This event is kindly supported by the
Convention Bureau Lower Austria