International Office

International Winter School for Wound Management

To provide information which will empower doctors, nurses, and other care providers for a successful and sustainable wound care practice.

Date 2020: exact date to be announced




Our Wound Management Course is designed to equip participants with the best practices in wound care, the science behind wound healing, and the most current standards of practice. A mixture of lectures and bedside teaching is organized every day. The target audience consists of different age groups to promote discussions and interactions between younger and more senior colleagues.

The International Winter School offers an evidence-based approach to wound management in order to help clinicians to stay up to date with the standards of care. Provided through the Medical University of Graz participants can expect to be taught by experienced instructors that engage all participants through interactive teaching methods.


  • Prof. Lars-Peter Kamolz, M.D., M.Sc.
  • Prof. Erwin Petek, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Thomas Wild, M.D.
  • Christian Smolle, M.D.

Speakers and Instructors

  • Thomas Birngruber, PhD
  • Judith Holzer, MD
  • Prof. Lars-Peter Kamolz, M.D., MSc
  • Prof. Erwin Petek, MD, PhD
  • Lukas Mileder, MD
  • Prof. Freyja Smolle-Jüttner, MD
  • Thomas Wegscheider, MD
  • Thomas Wild, MD

Course Curriculum

  • Physiology of wound healing
  • Wound assessment and wound documentation
  • Principles of wound management
  • Evidence based wound care
  • Debridement techniques (surgical and non-surgical)
  • Legal aspects and standards, quality- and riskmanagement


Classroom to Bedside

The Winter School is about 5 days including clinical lectures, interactive case reports, e-learning courses, bedside teaching and hands on workshops given by national and international teachers and scientists.




5 ECTS-Credits


  • 1700 Euro per person  (<45 days prior to course)
  • 1400 Euro per person (>45 days prior to course) - early bird rate!


Participation in the International Winter School is possible for doctors, nurses and others, who work in field of wound care. After successful completion of the course, a certificate will be issued.

The number of participants is limited to 25 places.

Cooperation Partners

  • Joanneum Research
  • Hochschule Anhalt
  • IHM (Institute for technology-based education in Health, Management and social services International)
  • con:concept (congres consulting concept)
  • Muniverse
  • VMC Moodle
  • Forschungportal
  • MEDonline
  • Library