Travelling Fellowship

The EFORT Travelling Fellowship Programme aims to enhance and unify orthopaedic training, continuous medical education and knowledge transfer, supports and creates new personal bonds to improve the mutual understanding, collaboration and unity of all National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Europe.

We achieve our goals on the one hand by organising congresses and instructional courses and on the other hand with our Travelling Fellowship programme. With this programme we offer our members (the National Associations) to apply to be host country.

The national presidents are asked to nominate their fellow – a high potential student in his/her final year of orthopaedic training to give them also the opportunity to enhance their personal experience by observation, participation and discussion as well as to visit other European countries.

EFORT believes, that in addition to the essential scientific activities, our Travelling Fellowship programme will spread ideas about geography, culture, social systems and traditions of other colleagues and countries.

For further information, please contact the EFORT Head Office:

Mrs. Nina Nürnberger

Corporate Governance & Membership Services Manager
Tel +41 21 343 4402
Email nina.nuernberger@efort.org

The main goals of the EFORT travelling fellowship programme are declared in its aims and rules:

”To enhance and unify orthopaedic training, continuous medical education and knowledge transfer”. But just as important as teaching is to “support and create new personal bonds to improve mutual understanding, collaboration …”.

With these goals in mind, EFORT and one National Member Society will organise a travelling fellowship every Spring and Autumn.

The EFORT 2018 Autumn Travelling Fellowship will take place in Portugal from 28 October to 03 November 2018 in the following cities:

  • Lisbon.
  • Coimbra.
  • Porto.

Ireland, Spring 2018

- Dublin (12 to 13 June 2018)
- Belfast (13 to 14 June 2018)

Reports:

Turkey, Autumn 2017

- Istanbul (1 to 4 October 2017)
- Ankara (4 to 7 October 2017)

Reports:

Finland, Spring 2017

- Vantaa, Peijas Hospital, (24 April 2017)
- Tampere, Tampere University Hospital (25 to 26 April 2017)
- Helsinki, Töölö Hospital, (27 to 28 April 2017)

Reports:

Poland, Autumn 2016

- Otwock (5-7 September)
- Poznan (7-10 September)

Reports:

Austria, Spring 2016

- Vienna (17-19 April)
- Graz (20 April)
- Linz, (21-22 April)

Reports:

The Netherlands, Autumn 2015

- Rotterdam (5–7 October),
- Leiden (6 October) and,
- Amsterdam (08–09 October)

Reports:

Croatia, Spring 2015

The EFORT 2015 Spring Travelling Fellowship took place in the following places in Croatia:

- Dubrovnik (22 – 25 April),
- Osijek (26 – 27 April) and
- Zagreb (27 – 30 April)

Reports:

Italy, Autumn 2014

The EFORT 2014 Autumn Travelling Fellowship took place in the following places in Italy:

- Turin (20 – 22 October) and
- Florence (23 – 25 October)

Reports:

Sweden, Spring 2014

The EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship took place in Sweden from 19 to 24 May 2014.

Reports:

Greece, Autumn 2013

The EFORT Fall Travelling Fellowship took place in Greece from 22 to 28 September 2013.

Reports:

Belgium, Spring 2013

The EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship took place in Belgium from 21 to 28 April 2013.

Reports:

Spain, Autumn 2012

The EFORT Autumn Travelling Fellowship in 2012 took place in Spain from 11 to 17 November 2012.

France, Spring 2012

The EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship took place in France from 01 to 07 April 2012.

Reports:

United Kingdom, Autumn 2011

The EFORT Autumn Travelling Fellowship took place in United Kingdom from 09 to 15 October 2011.

Reports:

Germany, Spring 2011

The EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship took place in Germany from 15 to 21 May 2011.

Reports:

Switzerland, Autumn 2010

The EFORT Autumn Travelling Fellowship took place from 17 to 24 October 2010.

Reports:

Denmark, Spring 2010

The EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship took place from 16 to 22 May 2010.

Reports:

Italy, Autumn 2009

The EFORT Autumn Travelling Fellowship took place from 04 to 11 October 2009.

Reports:

Norway, Spring 2009

The EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship took place from 10 to 17 May 2009.

Reports:

Lithuania, Autumn 2008

The EFORT Autumn Travelling Fellowship took place from 07 to 13 September 2008.

Austria, Spring 2008

The EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship took place in Austria from 13 to 19 April 2008.

Slovenia, Autumn 2007

The EFORT Autumn Travelling Fellowship took place from 21 to 28 October 2007.

Portugal, Spring 2007

The EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship took place from 26 May to 3 June 2007.

Reports:

Disclaimer for EFORT Travelling Fellowship Reports:

The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected.

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