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OPEN until June 15, 2023

Date and venue

October 9-13, 2023

Graz, Austria

Host organiser

Prof. Michael Fuchsjäger
University Hospital Graz

How to apply

To apply for the programme, applicants are invited to send an e-mail to the ESOR Office ( and provide the following documents in a single PDF file:

  1. Current curriculum vitae (CV), applicants must use the ESOR CV template.
  2. Letter of motivation explaining personal interest
  3. Letter of recommendation from the head of department of the current training centre or a previously undertaken academic training
  4. Proof of resident status or certificate of board certification
  5. Written confirmation from the head of department stating that the applicant is proficient in English

Please write “Graz Tutorial 2023 – Name LastName Application” in the email’s subject line .


October 9 – 13, 2023 – Graz/Austria


The aim of the ESOR Tutorials is to further the experience of young radiologists, residents in their last year of training and board-certified radiologists, in daily radiological practice through intense teaching and exchange in a European reference center. In Graz the participants are offered one week of practical and theoretical knowledge and the opportunity to be integrated in the activities of an academic department of radiology.

The tutorial will be organised by the Medical University Graz under the chairmanship of Prof. M. Fuchsjäger. The ESOR Graz Tutorial is supported by the ESR.

Number of available places

In 2023, 12 places are available for radiologists from Eastern European countries.

Eligibility criteria

  1. The ESOR Graz Tutorial applies to young radiologists, residents in their late years of training and board-certified radiologists within 5 years of board certification who desire to get the benefit of intense teaching.
  2. The ESOR Graz Tutorial is aimed at radiologists from Eastern European countries.
  3. Previous exposure in any field of special interest is advantageous.
  4. Applicants must be fluent in English.
  5. Applicants must be members of the European Society of Radiology. If you are not a member yet, please go to and create your account. If your membership has expired, please renew it.  

Programme structure

Participants in the ESOR Tutorials are offered practical and theoretical knowledge in radiology, and the chance to work with an academic radiology department for one week. The tutorials are led by a faculty of renowned experts, including both local and invited speakers.


These tutorials are aimed at radiology residents and recently board-certified radiologists from Eastern European countries. During the tutorials, participants will attend lectures on various topics related to diagnostic and interventional radiology, and will also receive guided training in using ultrasound, CT, and MRI. They will also learn about broader issues related to radiology, such as radiologic education, departmental work-flow, quality assurance, and administrative principles.

Registration fee

Registration fee for successful applicants: 990EUR

For successful applicants, the registration fee of 990EUR includes:
– hotel accommodation for six nights (single room)
– breakfast, coffee breaks, lunches and welcome dinner
– public transport pass for a week*
– registration for the Tutorial including the ASKLEPIOS Course
– certificate of attendance


* Participants are responsible for their transport arrangements from Graz Airport to the hotel. The return trip to the airport is included in the public transport pass.


*Programme’s content may be subject to change

October 9, 2023

08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:00 Opening
A. Leithner, Graz/AT
     Vice Rector of Medical University GrazW. Köle, Graz/AT
     Medical Director of University Hospital Graz


M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
     Chairman, Department of Radiology

09:00 – 10:00 Welcome and Introduction
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
10:00 – 12:00 Guided tour through the University Hospital Graz
M. Feichtinger, Graz/AT;
E. Talakic, Graz/AT
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 13:30 Mammography: screening, diagnosis and BI-RADS
G. Adelsmayr, Graz/AT
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
13:30 – 14:00 The value of breast ultrasound for screening and diagnosis
J. Steiner, Graz/AT
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
14:00 – 14:30 Breast MRI – why, when, and how?
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
14:30 – 15:00 Image-guided breast interventions
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 17:00 Hands-on workshop: stereotactic/US guided breast biopsy
G. Adelsmayr, Graz/AT
J. Steiner, Graz/AT
M. Wiesmayr, Graz/AT
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT


October 10, 2023

08:00 – 10:00 Participation in the daily work of the Department of Radiology
10:00 – 10:45 Breast imaging expert cases
G. Adelsmayr, Graz/AT
J. Steiner, Graz/AT
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
10:45 – 11:15 Endovascular therapy of acute stroke: state-of-the-art
Speaker TBA
11:15 – 11:45 Differential diagnosis of liver lesions in CT and MRI
E. Talakic, Graz/AT
11:45 – 12:00 Discussion with experts
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 13:30 Paediatric trauma imaging: present and future
S. Tschauner, Graz/AT
13:30 – 14:00 Evaluation of bone tumors and soft tissue sarcomas
J. Igrec, Graz/AT
14:00 – 16:00 Mentoring session: short scientific presentations by participants with expert feedback
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 17:45 CT & MRI film reading session
J. Elstner, Graz/AT;
J. Igrec, Graz/AT;
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
17:45 – 18:00 Discussion with experts


Wednesday – Friday, October 11-13, 2023
Programme TBA