Science School

EAN Science School 2023 in Salzburg, Austria

March 18 – March 20

Dedicated to clinical neurologists in training who did not yet complete their residency/ clinical speciality training. For the second Science School in 2023, the overarching theme will be "Tools to predict and improve outcomes of neurological disorders". 

  • State-of-the-art morning lectures exclusive for 60 participants with afternoon small group (20 participants each) workshop to ensure hands-on focus for 3 days.
  • Networking with participants and speakers during dinners, breaks, and the social programme. 
  • Accommodation, tuition, board and programme are covered by EAN – Participants pay only for their travel.
  • Participation throughout the course is mandatory. All participants will receive a certificate after having finished the course.



Hotel Heffterhof
Salzburg, Austria

ARRIVAL: Friday, March 17, 2023

SCHOOL: Saturday – Monday: The lectures are scheduled for the three consecutive days. Participation in the entire event is expected.

DEPARTURE: Tuesday, March 21, 2023

CAPACITY:Up to 60 participants (20 per afternoon course to guarantee hands-on)

For inquiries, please contact scientific(at)
Organised by:EAN Science School Task Force

The application period for the 2023 Science School will open on Monday, August 8, 2022. The deadline to apply is on Friday, October 14, 2022 (for members only) Application requirements see below. 

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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 Science School participant corresponds to € 1.200,-.

Programme Overview

What to expect

Welcome Day

Friday, March 17

20:00 Welcoming Words by
Guido Stoll, Würzburg, Germany
Thomas Berger, Vienna, Austria

Congress Spin Off

17. März 2023, Salzburg

Take advantage of the trip and also visit our new event!

Spin Off Salzburg

Statistics, trial design and trust

Day 1: Saturday, March 18

9.00 – 10.00 Basic statistics for neurologists
Erich Kvas, Graz

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:15 How to design a clinical trial
Peter Sandercock, Edinburgh

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 How to discriminate between solid and mediocre/bad medical data/literature 
Ulrich Dirnagl, Berlin

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 – 17:00 Afternoon Workshops 
3 groups of 20 participants will rotate from workshop to workshop 

Evening programme:
to be announced


Day 2: Sunday, March 19

9:00 – 10:00 MRI: advanced techniques to measure and monitor clinical outcomes 
Mara Rocca, Milan

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:15 The –omics approach: integration in neurological precision medicine 
Nicholas Wood, London

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 CSF and blood biomarkers as biological definition of diseases and their prognosis
Charlotte Teunissen, Amsterdam

12:30 – 13:00 RRFS Talk 
Miguel Miranda, Cascais

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 17:30 Afternoon Workshops 
3 groups of 20 participants will rotate from workshop to workshop


Evening programme:
To be announced

Big Data Tools

Day 3: Monday, March 20

9:00 – 10:00 Epidemiological methods to prognosticate and prevent neurological disorders
Melinda Magyari, Copenhagen

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:15 Federated learning to leverage outcome prediction in neurological disorders
Philippe Ryvlin, Lausanne

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Consumer technologies are made to measure: wearable biosensors and devices
Walter Maetzler, Kiel

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 – 17:00 Afternoon Workshops 
3 groups of 20 participants will rotate from workshop to workshop


Evening programme:
19:00 Goodbye Dinner

Eligibility and Application


The registration link is only visible to EAN members during August 8 – October 14.  
Please make sure to log into your myEAN account to gain access to registration.


  1. RRFS Members with more than 2 years of clinical training      
  2. Full or Corresponding Individual Members within 5 years after completion of neurology training
  3. Application for travel grant is possible for members of low and lower-middle income countries.
  4. Previous awardees might apply again, but will be placed on the waiting list to give new applicants a chance.

We accept applications worldwide! 

Application Requirements

  1. EAN Application Form (see link box, only visible after login)
  2. Proof of 2 years of clinical training (from department or supervisor) 
  3. Letter of motivation

All application requirements shall be submitted via the online form. All information and documents must be provided in English.

All applicants must be an EAN member at the time of application.
Application for EAN membership must be started ideally 4 weeks before application deadline.

The Application Deadline: FRIDAY,  OCTOBER 14, 2022.

The application form must be completed and the application documents submitted in the link provided for your application to be processed. Should you require assistance regarding this matter, please contact scientific(at)