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Applications for 2017-19 are now being accepted!


We are delighted to announce the third course run of the European Palliative Care Academy – Leadership Course.


Deadline: 11th June, 2017


For more information on the course please click here and for information on how to apply please click here


The European Palliative Care Academy is a joint project of the Robert Bosch Stiftung/ Germany and the four academic centres

  • University Hospital of Cologne/ Germany
  • Nicolaus Copernicus University Toruń, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz/ Poland
  • Hospice Casa Sperantei, Brasov/ Romania
  • King’s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute/ United Kingdom

These institutions have jointly developed the curriculum and will be offering it to emerging palliative care leaders of all professional backgrounds from across Europe. They offer one face-to-face teaching week each, so that the participants will visit all four institutions throughout the course. The medium of instruction is English. In addition to the four teaching weeks, the participant will do one week of observation in a European palliative care institution of their choice.

Together with continuous assignments and a personal project the course comprises approximately 690 hours and should be completed within 1.5 years. The course is to be completed part-time, enabling participants to continue their work in palliative care.

The Leadership Course 2015-17 starts at the end of September and runs until May 2017. Nineteen excellent palliative care experts, representing six different professions and from ten countries across Europe have been selected to take part in the course. The next course run, EUPCA 2017-19, has been announced and the deadline for applications is 11th June 2017.

The European Palliative Care Academy is funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, a major German charitable foundation associated with a private Company.


The overall aim of the European Palliative Care Academy is to enhance palliative care in Europe by contributing to closing the gap in further education.

The aim of the course is to support future leaders to develop the necessary skills, abilities and expertise to advance palliative care across Europe and to address future challenges in the field.