European Course in Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy

The next ECMINT course will take place June 21-25, 2016 in Oxford, UK. Please see details for registration below.


ECMINT is a 2 year program for trainees in interventional neuroradiology and endovascular neurosurgery. The Course is comprehensive with a curriculum compliant with the requirements of the UEMS specialist section. It teaches trainees all components needed to practice the subspecialty.

Teaching is by an international faculty over 4 residential periods of 4/5 days each. These will be held at St Anne’s College, Oxford (UK). Students are encouraged to complete all 4 periods in sequence but completion of each element will credited for CME points. The ESMINT accreditation committee will undertake certification of students completing the Course.

Dates of the first cycle:

Course 1: December 15-19, 2014
Course 2: June 24-27, 2015
Course 3: December 14-18, 2015
Course 4: June 21-25, 2016

The ESMINT diploma:

ESMINT constitutes a formal diploma that represents a prestigious qualification in Neurointerventional therapy. Please find more information about the qualification process and the diploma here .

ECMINT 1.4 (June 21-25, 2016):

ECMINT 1.4 is the fourth of four courses which will make up the ECMINT curriculum. The course topic is  AVMs. The course organisers, Prof. James Byrne, Oxford and Dr. Shelley Renowden, Bristol offer a structured program of lectures and tutorials in a teaching environment dedicated to excellence in theoretical and practical teaching of current standards of interventional neuroradiology techniques. Places on the course are limited.

Registration for ECMINT 1.4 is open. Please download the ECMINT 1.4 Application Form and send it to

Download the application form for registration - ECMINT 1.4

ECMINT 1.3 (December 14-18, 2015):

24 CME Credits The course topic of ECMINT 1.3. was Stroke and took place December 14-18, 2015 in Oxford, UK. 

ECMINT 1.3 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists.

European Course in Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ECMINT) 1.3
is designated for a maximum of, or up to 24 European CME credits (ECMEC).

Download Final Course Programme - ECMINT 1.3

Download Flyer - ECMINT 1.3

ECMINT 1.2 (June 24-27, 2015):

The Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms was the topic of ECMINT 1.2 which took place June 24-27, 2015 in Oxford. 


ECMINT 1.2 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council
for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following
CME activity for medical specialists.

European Course in Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ECMINT) 1.2
is designated for a maximum of, or up to 20 European CME credits (ECMEC).

The participants stated that the course raised truly their knowledge.
Here are some comments:

"Congratulations! It was a truly academic course!"

"Very well organised informative course."

"Thank you for this amazing course. Great teachers, great topics. Great support, amazing place."

"A very nice and excellent course!!"

More information about ECMINT 1.2 has been summarized in the write-up:

Read the write-up from ECMINT 1.2

For further information please download:

Download Flyer

Download Programme - ECMINT 1.2

Download Faculty List - ECMINT 1.2

Some impressions:

ECMINT 1.1. (December 15-19, 2014):

Read the write-up from ECMINT 1.1

Eucomed Information for Companies supporting ECMINT participants:

We refer to your submission dated related to the related to the European Course for Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy from 24/06/2015 to 27/02/2015 in Oxford, United Kingdom (herewith referred to as the “Conference”). You have requested that we provide you with our decision as to whether or not the Conference is compliant with the Eucomed Code of Ethical Business Practice.

We are pleased to inform you that following our assessment we have determined that the Conference is: COMPLIANT  subject to the following:

In rendering this decision, we have relied on the documents and information which have been provided to us. We have not independently verified the accuracy of that information or of those documents nor have we determined whether they are up-to-date.

The overall conference scientific programme has been reviewed, but not for content. Therefore, we have not made a determination with regard to its scientific value. This decision does not take into account national or local laws, regulations or professional or company codes that may impose more stringent requirements. The Eucomed Code of Ethical Business Practice requires Eucomed members and members of national associations to notify in writing each sponsored Healthcare Professional’s hospital administration, superior or locally designated competent authority with a full description of the purpose and scope of all sponsorship provided. It is up to each Eucomed member and national association member to comply with this transparency requirement.