It is the responsibility of the EPNS Fellowship applicant to locate and make arrangements with their nominated host site.  Eligible EPNS members who wish to apply for an EPNS Fellowship are welcome to contact any European Centre . To help locate an appropriate Centre, the following European Centres, subject to availability, would be willing to consider accommodating future EPNS Fellowships. The Centre must be contacted directly before applying for an EPNS Fellowship.


  • there are no guarantees the Centres listed will be available.
  • this list is not exhaustive, and other European Centres can be contacted.

EPNS Fellowship applications will only be accepted when the period to apply is open – this will be detailed on the appropriate webpage or contact for enquiries.

If any Centres would be interested in adding their details to the following list, please contact

Centre Contact email address for enquiries: Language/s spoken at Centre: Any comments about the areas of specialism at the Centre:
Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge UK English Subspecialties include complex epilepsy (including VNS and KDT), acquired brain injury, neuroimmunology, neonatal neurology, IIH, neuromuscular diseases, neurogenetics.
Cork university hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland English A two consultant Paediatric Neurology department with Clinical Nurse Specialists in Epilepsy, Ketogenic diet, Pallliative care and Neurodisability, allied health professionals, 10 General paediatricians and subspecialists. There are lots of training opportunities including access to Neonatal neurology and neonatal intensive care, neuromuscular department, busy Epilepsy dept, general neurology, neurophysiology/neuroradiology and adult neurology to name a few.
Southampton Children’s Hospital, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust,SO16 6YD,UK English Neonatal and Developmental Neurology, Paediatric Neurophysiology, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-Rehabilitation (after traumatic brain injury).
The Newcastle University John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Central Parkway, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3BZ, UK ; English The Centre focusses on translation research in genetic neuromuscular diseases. Its mission statement is “Performing world class translational research to bring diagnosis, care and therapy to people with neuromuscular disease”.
neuropediatric unit, Necker hospital 149 rue de sèvres 75015 Paris, France ; ; French, English 4 centers ( neuromuscular disorders; vascular and stroke center; rare epiletic disorders; rett and genetic encephalopathies) and also neurométabolic disorders.
Department of Paediatric Clinical Epileptology, Sleep Disorders and Functional Neurology, University Hospitals of Lyon, France ; French, English, Spanish (applicant must have at least some knowledge of French) The department is a member of the European Reference Network for Rare and Complex Epilepsies EpiCARE, equipped with 7 monitoring beds, dedicated to epilepsy and sleep disorders in children, with a direct supervision on a 24 hours basis. We also perform 10-15-day hospitals per week for the investigation of newly diagnosed epilepsies and 20-30 short duration video-EEGs per day for inpatients of the Lyon University Pediatrics hospital (including neonatal, intensive care and neuropaediatrics departments). The department has a structured ketogenic diet program and is also performing full pre-surgical evaluation, including with Stereo-EEG procedures when appropriate. Twelve senior physicians are involved in everyday clinical care and neurophysiology investigations, including polysomnography for sleep disorders. A specialised neuropsychology team (3 neuropsychologists) contribute to the diagnostic procedures and global care of the epilepsies.
Epilepsy Centre Kork, TSC Centre Kork, Landstr. 1, D – 77694 Kehl-Kork, Germany , German, English TSC, ketogenic diet, modified Atkins diet, epilepsy surgery monitoring, at the end all kind of epilepsies
Pediatric Neurology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, UZ Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels Belgium Dutch > French > English the team has multidisciplinary consultations for cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, metabolic disorders, tuberous sclerosis complex, neurofibromatosis, and Klinefelter syndrome as well as multidisciplinary assessment programs for developmental delay and autism. Research is focused on malformations of cortical development, tuberous sclerosis, metabolic diseases and developmental coordination disorders.
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Passeig de Sant Joan de Déu, 2, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Spanish, Catalan, English Epilepsy (diagnosis and treatment, specially epilepsy surgery
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, 1345 Govan Road, Govan, G51 4TF, Glasgow, UK English
Neuromuscular Unit, Child Neurology and intensive care Department, Raymond Poincaré University Hopital, Bd Raymond Poincaré s/n, 92380 Garches, France ; French Diagnosis, Management and thérapies in Neuromuscular disorders, Orthopaedic treatment in particular of neuromuscular scoliosis, Respiratory management (physical therapy and ventilatory support), Muscle Imaging, pediatric EMG
Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK English general acute neurology, acute brain injury, rehabilitation, recovery, epilepsy
Institute of Developmental Neurology, Beatrix Children’s Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands English (and Dutch) Developmental Neurology, with a focus on infancy
Epilepsy Center, University Hospital Freiburg, Breisacher Str. 64, 79106 Freiburg German, English Epileptology in childhood and adolescence, including diagnosis and treatment of rare and complexes epilepsies, pre-surgical non-invasive and invasive evaluation, post-surgical follow-up, clinical research.
Department of Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases, University Hospital Freiburg, Mathildenstrasse 1, 79106 Freiburg, Germany German, English University based clinic treating all types of neurological diseases in children and adolescence, specialized inpatient unit, large outpatient clinic and center for developmental evaluation. Specialized clinics for movement disorders, epilepsy, neuro-muscular disease and brain tumors.
Unité des Pathologies Cérébrales Résistantes, Unité de Recherche sur les Comportements et Mouvements Anormaux, Département de Neurochirurgie; CHRU Montpellier, France; French, English special interest in movement disorders and their treatment, including deep brain stimulation, treatment of spasticity