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 in rheumatic diseases
  • How to study adverse events of new therapies
  • How to design a study to understand risk factors
  • How to design a study to define critical molecular pathways in a rheumatic disease

And can sign up for these 2 workshops

  • How to review an abstract
  • How to write a paper

Please take a look at the  EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases which is available  for 135 EUR plus shipment (30 EUR).


Related information

18th EULAR Postgraduate Course

22 - 25 October 2017 in Belgrade

Registration will open in April.

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 and have paid in full in order to apply for a bursary. Once a bursary is granted, a reimbursement will be made.
Apply for a bursary here shortly.