General Information

General Information

International Basic Neurosurgery Course International Basic Neurosurgery Course (IBNC) aims to provide basic neurosurgical knowledge to residents in training and young neurosurgeons from all around the World. IBNC helps the neurosurgeon of the future, come together and get the opportunity to learn basic contemporary neurosurgical knowledge from experienced neurosurgeons, create network and strong friendship.

The courses cover the topics of Vascular Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology & Pediatrics, Neurotrauma & Functional, and Spine & Peripheral Nerves on a rotational basis, thereby completing one educationary cycle in 4 years. Each course lasts 5 days and offers modern educational methods including interactive discussions, panels, workshops, case discussions, 3D video sessions with board type questions. Specific course features include up to 10 hours of daily lectures, encompassing nearly 100 topics in each course. During the course, the students will also find the opportunity to enjoy the heaven like atmosphere of Antalya with its beatiful nature and cultural heritage

IBNC is organized and sponsored by Turkish Neurosurgical Society (TNS). Each year, more than 120 scholarships are offerred to neurosurgery residents from all countries around the world by the TNS. The scholarship includes registration, accomodation and social events. WFNS has been scientifically supporting this organization for the last four years by organizing pre-meeting courses and providing distinguished lecturers.

Some of the lecturers who attended and supported this unique organization in the past are M. Gazi Yaşargil, Robert Dempsey, Madjid Samii, Hidenori Kobayashi, Nathan Selden, Mustafa Başkaya, Franco Servedai, Johannes Schramm, Necmettin Pamir, Isabella Germano, Kim Burchiel, and Uğur Türe. This year's IBNC course will be on Neurovascular Surgery and will be held in Antalya between 6-10 March 2019.

Come and be a part of this unique educational activity.