Travelling Fellowship

EKS Knee Arthroplasty Travelling Fellowship 2018

EKS is proud to announce the fourth edition of the EKS Knee Arthroplasty Travelling Fellowship, which will take place from 29 October until 23 November 2018.

The fellowship will enhance the skills and knowledge of young orthopaedic surgeons, interested in knee surgery. The specific focus of the fellowship is on various aspects of degenerative knee treatment and knee arthroplasty.

The selected fellows will visit 8 high level European teaching centers in a time span of 4 weeks, covering all aspects of degenerative knee surgery.
The selected fellows are also invited to attend the next EKS Closed Meeting in Megève, France on 15-17 January 2019. 

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

The application period for the EKS 2018 Fellowship is CLOSED. 

Criteria to qualify for application are

  • to have finished the general orthopedic 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.