Training & Education

ESMINT is a non-profit, educational and scientific association committed to providing high quality education and training for its members. The activities of the association will be funded by membership fees, participation fees and donations.

ESMINT aims are:

  • To provide continuing education and training for physicians and scientists practicing or interested in developing interventional neuroradiological or endovascular neurosurgical, minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of neurological diseases.
  • To promote the exchange of ideas and information for the further definition of the role, direction and goals of interventional neuroradiology and endovascular neurosurgery.gister Now


ESMINT is holding live webinars on endovascular therapies.

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European Course in Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy

Founded in December 2014, under the name of European Course in Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ECMINT) ESMINT is organising a series of residential training courses in partnership with the Oxford Neurovascular and Neuroradiology Research Unit (ONNRU), Oxford University.

ECMINT 2 will take place 2016 - 2018.

> More information on ECMINT 2

ECMINT 1 comprising of ECMINT 1.1 to ECMINT 1.4 took place 2014 - 2016.

> More information on ECMINT 1


EXMINT Theoretical Stroke Course.
EXMINT is a condensed theoretical training as the basis for neurointerventional ischemic stroke treatment.


4th ESO-ESMINT-ESNR Stroke Winter School

January 31 - February 3, 2017 - Bern, Switzerland

The 4th ESO-ESMINT ESNR Stroke Winter School offered concentrated high quality teaching sessions and courses on acute stroke management. The target audience are young stroke physicians and neuroradiologists with a major interest in cerebrovascular deseases.

> Flyer of the 4th ESO-ESMINT-ESNR Stroke Winter School

Past Winter Schools

The 2nd ESO-ESMINT-ESNR Stroke Winter School (February 3-6, 2015) brought together young European stroke physicians and neuroradiologists from 19 countries to enhance interdisciplinary management of patients with acute ischaemic stroke.

> Read the course report
> See the course evaluations



ESMINT initiated or participated in several Guidelines, Statements, Standards of Practice or Standards of Training in the field of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy. These guidelines can be read and downloaded in a separate section on our website.