EANS Cranial Step II HandsOn Course

Message from Course Chairman Prof. Torstein R. Meling:

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the first EANS Step II Course in Cranial Surgery. The event will be held from 10th to 12th September 2019 at SFITS in Geneva which is the newest and most advanced surgical training facility in Europe to date.

This dissection course is most suitable for neurosurgical residents in their final years of training, complementing the Step I cranial course in Brno and the hands-on course in Lyon. We will focus more in depth on the relevant neurosurgical anatomy, the planning and execution of advanced neurosurgical procedures, neuroendoscopy , and some skullbase approaches.

The course capacity is limited to 20 participants.

Course director:

Prof. Torstein R. Meling 

Preliminary Faculty:

Torstein R. Meling, Norway
Andreas Gruber, Austria
Christophe Destrieux, France
Paolo Cappabianca, Italy
Jürgen Beck, Switzerland
Karl Schaller, Switzerland
Christian Matula, Austria

Programme: Please click HERE to view the preliminary programme.

Course dates: 9 -12 September 2019

Target audience:

Neurosurgical residents in their final 3 years of training.


Participants will learn the essential neurosurgical anatomy, the planning of surgical procedures, the handling of neurosurgical equipment, and advanced neurosurgical cranial approaches. Please click HERE for a more complete list.

Registration fees:

The registration fees will be available soon.

The registration fee includes all tuition costs and subsistence during the course (coffee breaks and lunches).

Course Venue:

Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4
CH 1205 Geneva Switzerland 


Please note that the accommodation is not included in the registration fee and participants are responsible for their own arrangements.

For more information and to pre-register for this course, please contact martina.degregorio@eans.org