Asian Oceanian Clinical Epileptology Observerships from Epilepsy Society of Australia

The Epilepsy Society of Australia (ESA) is offering clinical epilepsy training observerships of 3 months duration for early career clinicians from the Asian-Oceanian Region. A number of host institutions are available throughout Australia, and can offer clinical experience (as an observer), and/or training in investigational aspects of epilepsy (e.g. EEG).

Number of Fellowships for 2018: 2
Funding: The Stipend of up to and not more than AUS$10,000 is to cover airfare, accommodation and living expenses in Australia. With potential for top-up funding from ASEPA. Reimbursement of costs to Applicant.

Academic backing from the applicant’s own institution is required. The candidate should be committed to the care of patients with epilepsy, preferably in the setting of a public hospital.

Criteria for application:

  • Not in training, and within 5 years of completing local Neurology training.
  • Candidate must have academic support from home institution.
  • Candidate must be supported by the ILAE Chapter member in country of origin.
  • Candidate must be proficient in conversational English language with an assessment of English proficiency required.

Application process:
All applicants should write to:
Dr Andrew Bleasel, email:
All applications should include the following:

  • Candidates should outline their clinical epileptology/EEG training goals.
  • Curriculum vitae including the names of two referees.
  • Supporting letter from supervisor at home institution.
  • Supporting letter from local president of ILAE chapter.
  • Applications should be made at least by November 30, 2017
  • Applications assessed by the International Affairs Committee, ESA; with assistance provided by ASEPA.
  • Host institution will assist in visa arrangements (3 month business visa)

Asian Epilepsy Academy - ASEAN Neurological Association EEG Certification Examination

  • Part I (Written) Examination
  • Those interested please write to the Board’s Chairman, Dr Shih-Hui LIM, c/o Department of Neurology, NNI-SGH Campus, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608. Fax: 65-6220-3321, E-Mail:,

  • Fee for EEG Certification Examination
    (To be paid at Examination Site before commencement of Examination):
  • Part I Examination Fee: US$120
    Part II Examination Fee: US$180

  • For introduction to Part I and Part II Examinations, click here.
    For application to Part I Examination, click here.