EULAR Postgraduate Course in Rheumatology

With its postgraduate course, EULAR seeks to update the professional knowledge of young rheumatologists from around the world, whilst giving the participants the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and experiences.  

Target participants

  • Fellows/residents in rheumatology (particularly those preparing for certifying examinations and those who are registered for the on-line EULAR course)
  • Clinician scientists in rheumatology
  • Newly certified rheumatologists as well as more experienced rheumatologists who need to remain up-to-date in rheumatology and immunology

Course description

A unique 3 day (Sunday lunchtime through Wednesday lunchtime) refresher, "crash course", in clinical and experimental rheumatology taught by selected faculty of European experts in a very interactive and cordial environment. Participants have the opportunity to meet the experts in an informal setting and network with trainees and rheumatologists from all over the world.

Interactive workshop sessions 

Participants may choose between the following workshops (1 choice)

  • How to design a clinical trial
  • How to screen and manage adverse events associated with DMARDs
  • How to design a study to understand risk factors
  • How to screen and manage comorbidities with rheumatic diseases

And can sign up for one of the folloring workshops:

  • How to screen and manage risk factors for Osteoarthritis
  • How to screen and manage risk factors for Osteoporosis
  • How to design and deliver a presentation
  • How to write and review a paper/abstract


Recommended reading: EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases available  for 135 EUR plus shipment (30 EUR).

Related information

18th EULAR Postgraduate Course

22–25 October 2017 in Belgrade

Registration is open.

Course Programme
Postgraduate programme 2017

19th EULAR Postgraduate Course

30 Sep-3 October 2018 in Budapest

Registration will open in April 2018

Course Fee 2017

700EUR including 3 nights accommodation, all meals, all lectures, workshops, meet the professor events, etc.

Course Registration

Register here

EULAR course bursaries

EULAR grants 20 bursaries to young rheumatologists (below age 40) preparing and presenting their own clinical case during the course.

Applications for bursaries must include:

  • Curriculum vitae with date of birth
  • List of publications 

Please note that you have to be duly registered for the course in order to apply for a bursary. Once a bursary is granted, a reimbursement will be made. From 10 April 2017 to 11 September 2017 you can: Apply for a bursary here

Overview of the EULAR educational seminars, courses and events here