The European Society
of Human Genetics

Training in Genetics

Training Courses in Human/Medical Genetics

This listing is maintained by the ESHG Education Committee. To have a program added or modified, contact offic(at)eshg.org 

Restrictions for entry:

CZECH REPUBLIC
  
Prague Charles University Prague
2nd Faculty of Medicine
Department of Biology and Medical Genetics
V Uvalu 84, 15112 Prague 5 Motol
Contact:Prof.Dr Milan Macek Jr., MD, D.Sc.
Tel : +420 2 2442 3501 / fax : +42 2 2443 3520

Prof. Milan Macek Jr. M.D., D.Sc.
tel: +420 224 439 548
fax: + 420 224 433 520
Milan.Macek.Jr(at)LFMOTOL.CUNI.CZ
Levels : M.D. postdoctoral, Ph.D. postdoctoral
Language: Czech, English
Restrictions:none mentioned
Financial assistance: no

FINLAND
  
Helsinki

 

Dept. Medical Genetics
Biomedicum Helsinki
P.O. Box 140, FIN00029HUS
00290 Helsinki
contact:Kristiina Aittomaki; Leena Peltonen
tel: (35-89) 47.17.21.87
e-mail:kristiina.aittomaki(at)hus.fi
Levels,/degrees: M. Sc.: molecular genetics, cytomolecular genetics
Ph.D. : Medical genetics, molecular genetics
M.D./Ph.D: Molecular genetics
Languages:Finnish, English
Restrictions:none mentioned
Financial assistance: yes
Deadline: August 30; December 21
  
HelsinkiUniversity of Helsinki
Department of Bio- and environmental Sciences,
Program in Genetics
Viikinkaari 2, Helsinki
Contact: Dr. Jim Schroder
Tel: (35-891) 99.15.90.074
E-mail: jim.schroder(at)helsinki.fi
Level/degrees:Ph.D., Hospital geneticist
Languages: Finnish, English
Restrictions:none noted
Financial assistance: no
Deadline: no specific

UNITED KINGDOM
  
Cardiff

Centre for Medical Education,
School of Medicine, Cardiff University,
Institute of Medical Genetics,
Heath Park,
Cardiff CF14 4XW,
UK

Contact: Dr Marion McAllister, Professor Angus Clarke 
Centre for Medical Education
Tel: +44 (0) 29 2074 4865
Fax -6551
e-mail: mcallistermf(at)cardiff.ac.ukclarkeaj(at)cardiff.ac.uk or geneticsadmin(at)cardiff.ac.uk
Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/genetic-and-genomic-counselling-msc
Degrees: MSc in Genetic and Genomic Counseling (3 years, part-time, largely distance learning; accredited by the UK Genetic Counsellor Registration Board and by the European Board of Medical Genetics).
  
 London UCL Genetics Institute (UGI)
Department of Genetics, Environment and Evolution
UCL
2nd Floor, Darwin Building
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
Contact:


Institute Manager: Susmita Datta, PhD
Email: susmita.datta(at)ucl.ac.uk
Tel: +44 20 3108 4004
susmita.datta(at)ucl.ac.uk

Website:www.ucl.ac.uk/ugi/education
Degrees: MSc in Genetics of Human Diseases
  
 Manchester  
Website:www.medicine.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/geneticcounselling/
Degrees: Master's in Genetic Counseling
Contact: Anne Burns
Tel: +44 (0)161 276 6276/6322
Email: anne.m.burns(at)manchester.ac.uk
 
 Manchester The University of Manchester
Contact: Dr Forbes Manson
Tel. +44 (0)161 275 1783
Email: genetic.medicine(at)manchester.ac.uk 
Levels/degrees: Master of Research (MRes) Genetic Medicine
Language:English
Restrictions for entry: Minimum 2(i) BSc in relevant science, or intercalating medical degree
Financial assistance: Yes (£1000 Scholarship available)
Deadline for application: June 30

ITALY
  
Verona University of Verona
Section of Biology and Genetics
Dept. Mother and Child, Biology and Genetics
Biologia e Genetica, Strada Le Grazie 8
37134 Verona
Contact: Prof. Pier Franco Pignatti
tel: (39-045)58.46.02 / fax: 80.27.180
Email:pierfranco.pignatti(at)univr.it
Website:http://www.unisi.it/ricerca/dottorationweb/genetica_medica/ 
Levels,/degrees:PhD in Oncology and Genetics
Restrictions: none
Language: Italian and English
Financial assistance:yes
Deadline: June 30
  
SienaUniversity of Siena
Section of Medical Genetics
Dept. Mol. Biol.
Policlinico S Maria alle Scotte
53100 Siena
Contact: Prof. Alessandra Renieri
Tel: +390 577 233 03
Fax: 233325
Email:renieri(at)unisi.it
Website:http://www.unisi.it/ricerca/dottorationweb/genetica_medica/ 
Levels,/degrees:PhD in Oncology and Genetics
Restrictions: none
Language: Italian and English
Financial assistance:yes
Deadline: June 30
  
SienaUniversity of Siena
Section of Medical Genetics
Dept. Mol. Biol.
Policlinico S Maria alle Scotte
53100 Siena
Contact: Prof. Alessandra Renieri
Tel: +390 577 233 03
Fax: 233325
Email:renieri(at)unisi.it
Website:http://www.unisi.it/ammin/uff-at-norm/Normativa%20di%20Ateneo/Reg.Did.Ateneo/tab_m/m_genetica%20medica.htm
Degree/level: Specialist in Medical Genetics
Restrictions: EU citizens
Language: Italian/English
Financial assistance:yes
Deadline: April 3
  

The NETHERLANDS
  
Leiden Leiden University Medical Center
Center for Human and Clinical Genetics
P.O. Box 9503
2300 RA Leiden NL
Contact:Prof. Gert Jan B. van Ommen/ M.H. Breuning
tel: +31 71 527 62 93
Level/degrees: Ph.D. : Human Genetics
M.D. postgraduate: Clinical Genetics
M.D. / Ph.D. : Human and Clinical Genetics
Languages:English
Restrictions:contact program
Financial assistance: rarely

NORWAY
  
BergenHaukeland University Hospital
N-5021 Bergen, Norway
N-5021 Bergen, Norway
Contact: Gunnar Houge, M.D., Ph.D.
Tel: (47-55) 97.54.44
e-mail: gunnar.houge(at)helse-bergen.no
Degrees offered:Ph.D., M.D.
Subject areas: Medical Genetics
Language: Norwegian
Financial assistance: no

RUSSIA
  
Tomsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk Russian Medical Academy for Postraduate Study
- Research Center for Medical Genetics, Moscow
- Institute of Medical Genetics RAMS , Tomsk
- Institute of General Genetics RAS, Moscow
- Institute of Genetics and Cytology RAS, Novosibirsk
Contact:Dr. Ginter Evgeny
Research Center for Medical Genetics
Moskvorechie, 1 Moscow
Tel: +7 (0)95 111 8594
Fax: +7 (0)95 324-0702
Levels/degrees: M.Sc: Genetic counseling
Ph.D. : Genetics/ Molecular Genetics
M.D.post-doctoral ( or M.D./Ph.D.) : Genetics, laboratory genetics
 
Language: Russian
Restrictions:not mentioned
Financial assistance:yes
Deadline: no specific

SPAIN
  
Madrid Univeristy of Alcala de Henares / Hospital Ramon y Cajal
Dept. of Medical Genetics
Genetica Medica, Hospital Ramon y Cajal
Carretera de Colmenar, Km 9100
E-28034 Madrid
Contact: Dr. Jose M. Garcia-Sagredo
(34-9) 13.36.83.39/ fax 13/36/83/34
e-mail: jgarcias.hrc(at)salud.madrid.org
Level/degree: M.D. postdoctoral Specialization in Clinical Genetics
Language: Spanish
Restrictions: no
Financial assistance: no
Deadline: September 15
  
ZaragosaUniversity of Zaragosa
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Dept. Pediatria, Fac. Medicina, c/o Domingo Miral S/N
50009 Saragosa, Spain

Contact:Feliciano J. Famos, M.D., Ph.D.
tel: (34-976)76.17.39; fax: (34-976)76.17.26
E-mail: framos(at)unizar.es
Degree: Ph.D. in Medical Genetics (areas of specialization: cytogenetics, dysmorphology, clinical genetics, genetic counseling, molecular genetics)
Language: Spanish
Restrictions: no
Financial assistance: yes
Application deadline: October 30

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