Nijmegen, Netherlands

An Introduction to the Fascinating World of Cardiology

when 11 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 400

This unique course will teach you about various aspects of Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery and provide you with clinically oriented lectures and hands-on practical sessions given by some of our finest professors and doctors. It is co-designed and co-organised by PhD candidates in cardiology and VECTOR, a medical student association that promotes extracurricular education in the field of cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Niels van Royen
Head of Cardiology
Radboud University Medical Center

Target group

• 1st Year Bachelor
• Advanced Bachelor
• Master

(Bio)-medical students interested in Cardiology or pursuing a research or clinical career within the fields of Cardiology or Cardiothoracic surgery.

Course aim

After this course you are able to:
• Apply your knowledge on Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery, highlighting the anatomy and (patho)physiology of the heart.
• Apply and interpret a range of diagnostic tools and understand different treatment options for specific heart diseases.
• Practice basic surgical skills, you are taught how to make an incision and how to handle instruments in a correct and safe manner.
• Provide a scientific presentation for medical professionals and student.

Fee info

EUR 400: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.


We offer several reduced fees:
€ 360 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2022 (10%)
€ 340 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 300 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)