International Master


II Edition

University of Milan & IRCCS “Carlo Besta” Neurological Institute
Director: Giuseppe Lauria

The Master is delivered by the University of Milan in partnership with IRCCS “Carlo Besta” Neurological Institute. It will provide the attendees with a complete update on Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) Disorders. The way is structured will allow widening knowledge of PNS physiology and disease-related dysfunctions, and acquiring theoretical and practical skills on structure, development and function of peripheral neurons and nerves, clinical neurophysiology and autonomic nervous system, neuroimaging, neuropathology, diagnosis and treatment of acquired and inherited neuropathies, pain, motor neuron diseases and neuromuscular junction diseases.

The Master will provide 60 credits.

  • Tuition fees

    The tuition fee is 5,000 euros and includes: educational material, access to a personal website room, slides and recorded lessons, insurance, guided city tours, social dinners, round-trip train ticket to the University of Turin for the cadaver lab, one social event for each module

    The tuition fee does not include meals, travel and accommodation costs.

  • PNS Support

    The Peripheral Nerve Society will grant 10 participants from low-income countries admitted to the course with a scholarship of 2,500 euros to cover part of the tuition fee. The remaining part of the fee (2,500 euros) will have to be covered by the participant.

  • How to apply

    Pre-application must be sumbitted online and must include an updated CV (including direct contacts – email and mobile number) as well as a personal statement for the participation in the Master. The deadline for the submission is November 7, 2022.

    The procedure will be completed upon linking to the official website of the University of Milan.

    All candidates will undergo an interview through Zoom with the Faculty Board. Interviews will be scheduled starting from January 9.

    Candidates selected for the interviews will be informed accordingly no later than December 12, 2022.

    The Faculty Board is composed by:

    • Giuseppe Lauria
    • Alessandra Bolino
    • Guido Cavaletti
    • Catharina Faber
    • Laura Feltri
    • Eduardo Nobile-Orazio
    • Mary Reilly

    The Master will accept from a minimum of 15 to a maximum of 25 students.
    Students must attend the entire course ONSITE and pass the final exam, planned for November 2024, to attain the Master’s degree.
    Only students from low and middle-income countries – World Bank Country Classifications – will be allowed of an e-learning attendance.