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The Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical University of Vienna is pleased to offer the opportunity for physicians from around the world to observe our experienced highly specialized neurosurgeons in practice.

Focus areas of the Observership at the University Department of Neurosurgery are:

  • TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury Management
  • ICU - Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit Management
  • Treatment of special neurosurgical cases: Skull Base- and Vascular-Surgery, Micro- and Radio-Surgery,
  • Best Practice Neurosurgery methods at a high medical and technical level and Insights in most recent advances and techniques in Neurosurgery: Multimodal  Monitoring and Navigation, Intraoperative Imaging, Gamma Knife
    (No Hands-ON)
  • Out- and Inpatient-Management and On-Site visits                                       

The aim of the Clinical Observership Program is to provide an insight into the daily tasks of our neurosurgeons and an overview of the Austrian Medical System and Hospital-Management.

Regarding the Application Process please see the links below:
Medical University of Vienna – Observership
International Office – Observership

For more specific information on the Observership Program please contact:

Lisa Gäcklein

Observership Coordinator

Tiago António Arújo Ribeiro Da Costa (Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Porto)

April 02, 2024 - April 30, 2024

Denize Suleimenova (NJSC Astana Medical University)

March 01, 2024 - March 31, 2024

Simon Balogun (Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital)

December 01, 2023 - December 31, 2023

Alexandru Papacocea (Emergency Hospital Ploiesti)

November 01, 2023 - November 30, 2023

Elmedina Asani (Medical Faculty of Ss. Cyril and Methodius University)

June 01, 2023 - June 30, 2023

Darko Oreskovic (Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Hospital "Dubrava", Zagreb, Croatia.)

April 01, 2023 - April 30, 2023

ALEXANDER NAJAROV (Tbilisi State Medical University)

November 01, 2022 - November 30, 20222