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ESC Training Grants

The European Society of Cardiology invites applications for Clinical Training Grants.

The European Society of Cardiology offers grants to help young professionals in the field of cardiology access quality training activities throughout Europe. ESC Training Grants award young cardiologists (aged < 36 years) who wish to update their clinical training with modern cardiological methods, especially when it is impossible to learn particular techniques in their own country.

Application for ESC Grants are now available.

Applications for Training grants are now.

The grants application process 2015 is open
For more information:

Any citizen or permanent resident of a country, which is a regular ESC or ESC Affiliated member can apply : graduates should have completed the major part of their cardiology training or have an equivalent academic grade. 

Regarding the Training programme, proposals may be submitted for specialised training or further training in the subject relevant to a particular clinical interest.

Candidates are advised to seek out a centre in another country within Europe which not only offers good training opportunities but which is also appropriate for the particular field in which they wish to train.

ESC Training Grants may be held for any period from 3 months to 1 year: the recommended training period is 6 months. For invasive/ interventional techniques a 12-month period is encouraged.

Read more about rules for ESC Training Grants.


Congratulations to 2013 ESC Training Grant Awardees!



Hosting country 

Dr Groarke John IrelandUnited-Kingdom 
Dr Pizzi María Nazarena ArgentinaSpain
Dr Goreczny Sebastian Poland United-Kingdom
Dr Grapsa Ioulia Greece United-Kingdom

Last updated : 31 Jan 2014