17th Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy


15 August - 2 September 2024

The 17th edition of the well-known Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy (BSSSE) will take place as a virtual event, in the afternoons of 15, 16, 26, 28 August and 2 September 2024.

Target audience: The BSSSE are primarily addressed to medical postgraduates and junior researchers (age usually up to 40 years) with a special clinical or scientific interest in epilepsy.

Topics: All topics relate to the curriculum of the ILAE Academy. They include EEG (Norm variants and artifacts; Recognizing spikes), Imaging (MRI and other imaging methods in epilepsy), Pharmacotherapy (How to use ASM monitoring; Where are we with the newest ASM generation?), Status epilepticus, Epileptic aura, Epilepsy and mental handicap, Subjective factors in epilepsy treatment, Münchhausen syndrome, Neuropathological aspects, and Case-oriented study (2 sessions with distinguished tutors).

Format: The BSSSE will accept 40 participants who work in 4 groups of parallelwebtorials. Webtorials are a strictly interactive format where a small group works with a faculty member. Active participation is expected and encouraged by the tutors. Fluency in English is a precondition. Webtorials are not recorded for later use.

Registration: Participation is free of charge, and participants will be accepted on a first come – first served basis. The deadline for applications is 15 June 2024. The application must include an application form and a CV plus a one-sentence presentation to be given to the tutors.

Certificates: Certificates will only be given upon request to participants who are present at all webtorials and who fill in the mandatory course evaluation.

For information and application please contact: Petra Novotny, BSSSE office: petra.novotny@epilepsiestiftung-wolf.de

Deadline for applications: 15 June 2024

The 17th BSSSE is sponsored by the Prof. Peter & Jytte Wolf – Foundation for Epilepsy.