ESA Masterclasses

Masterclass in Statistics and Research Methodology, (27 Feb - 01 March, 2018)

This course is an introduction to the statistical principles which form the basis for the design and analysis of clinical trials

Deadline for application: Applications are now closed as the Masterclass has reached full capacity. If you wish to be on the waiting list for next masterclass please contact us at

Target audience

The course is open to full ESA members who speak and write English fluently. This course is aimed at anaesthesiologists who may have some experience in the clinical research field and are willing to develop their skills. This course is for non-statisticians who are already working or wish to work in the field of clinical trials and who have had little or no experience in clinical trials statistics.

Learning by doing

The programme contains a series of lectures and workshops during which participants will apply the knowledge learned during lectures through practical exercises. Delegates should bring laptop computers with Excel and can use their own statistical software or the trial software that can be downloaded on-site. Delegates are also encouraged to bring their own data or queries. 

The faculty will consist of experienced researchers who are also expert reviewers and editors and who will outline the standards expected for data analysis and reporting in mainstream scientific journals.


From Tuesday February 27th to Thursday March 1st 2018. 


Katowice, Poland


Novotel Katowice - aleja Roździeńskiego 16, 40-202 Katowice, Poland


Preliminary Programme is available here.

This Masterclass has been granted 15 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

How to apply?

Applications are now closed. Next Masterclass in Statistics and Research Methodology will take place in Spring 2019, If you wish to be on the waiting list for next masterclass please contact us at

Application are open to full ESA members: active, affiliate, trainee members 


Administrative Fee is asked to confirm registration. No other fee will be charged. 
Registration fee is 300 EUR
Registration fee for Reduced Fee countries* is 180 EUR (=60% of regular price)
* Reduced Fee Country List 
Registration Fees are non-refundable. 

More information

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