CANGER-JANZ Fellowship

Canger-Janz Fellowship

CANGER-JANZ Fellowship

The MICHAEL FOUNDATION is launching a scholarship program that young neurologists (up to the age of 40) from Germany and Italy can use for 6 months to gain further qualifications at a renowned epileptology department in the other country.

These fellowships are named after two 20th-century epileptologist friends from Italy (Raffaele Canger, 1938-2019) and Germany (Dieter Janz, 1920-2016); both intensively promoted the development of young people in their countries and international exchange.

For 2023, the scholarship is being advertised for a German participant to stay at the Dipartimento Interaziendale di Diagnostica Epilettologica in Milan (headed by Prof. Dr. Maria Paola Canevini).

This includes the

  • Neurologia dell'età evolutiva Centro Regionale Epilessia, Dipartimento Salute Mentale e Dipendenze ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo and
  • Neuropsichiatria Infantile, Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute Università degli Studi di Milano.

The start and end of the six-month stay will be agreed between the hostess and the scholarship holder.

Applications, including the necessary documents, must be received by the MICHAEL FOUNDATION by March 31st 2023.

Knowledge of Italian language is not a requirement, but mastery of English is required.

The amount of a scholarship is € 2,000 per month,
if required, a one-off travel allowance of up to € 300 can be granted.

The duration of the scholarship is a maximum of 6 months.

TheDeadline for applications is March 31st 2023.


Please submit the following documents/proofs with your application:

  • Application letter with motivation
  • CV with list of publications
  • Proof of age
  • Approbation as doctor
  • Mentor's letter of recommendation

The documents/proofs can be uploaded after your application has been submitted to the MICHAEL FOUNDATION (see below).

TheDeadline for applications is March 31st 2023.
The legal process is excluded.
After submitting your application, you will receive an e-mail including a password-protected link to upload your documents/proofs (PDF preferred). Please submit documents and media that are not available in electronic form or that cannot be accessed via link/download or that cannot be uploaded (e.g. due to their file size) by post to the MICHAEL FOUNDATION (mailing address see footer).


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