Travelling Fellowship

EKS Knee Arthroplasty Travelling Fellowship 2023


After six successful previous editions, EKS is proud to announce the seventh edition of the EKS Knee Arthroplasty Travelling Fellowship, which will take place from 30 October until 29 November 2023. The Fellows will also attend the EKS Closed Meeting, which is scheduled to take place in Bordeaux, France on 29 November until 1 December, 2023.

The Fellowship aims to enhance the skills and knowledge of young orthopaedic surgeons interested in knee arthroplasty surgery. 4 Selected fellows will have the opportunity to visit 8 high-level European teaching centres, in a time spam of 4 weeks, covering all aspects of degenerative knee surgery.

The Fellowship assumes all expenses for travel (flights and ground transportation), accommodation and some meals.

The application period for the EKS Knee Arthroplasty Travelling Fellowship 2023 is open now. Deadline for sending in the application form is May 1, 2023

Criteria to qualify for application are:

  • to have finished the general orthopaedic training in your own country;
  • to be younger than 45 years at time of applying;
  • to speak English. Maximum 1/4 can be a non-European citizen;
  • to be prepared to make 2 presentations of a specific research topic or topic of interest;
  • to finish a manuscript within one month after the end of the program, summarizing the scientific review on the assigned topic through the centers;
  • to be willing to make a summary of educational and social-cultural highlights of the trip;
  • proven interest in knee arthroplasty and osteotomy

For additional information on the Fellowship, please click here.

Thank you in advance.

Yours sincerely,


Sebastien Lustig, MD, PhD

On behalf of the EKS Fellowship Committee


Francesco Benazzo

President of the EKS



The application form is available here. Application deadline: 1 May, 2023.