Summer Course: Basic Biomechanics


The aim of this course is to train clinicians and biomedical engineers in basic principles of biomechanics. It will allow the participants to gain knowledge in planning and conducting biomechanical experiments by a balanced mixture of 7 lectures and 12 laboratories. The number of participants is limited to 20 in order to guarantee a maximum efficiency for the single participant.

When? 25.-28.07.2023
How many participants? Max. 20
Language? English
Costs? tbd

Please download the flyer for more information.



Host Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Ulm University, Director: Prof. Dr. Anita Ignatius
Chairman Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke
Local Committee Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke, Brigitte Siegel


For informations about accomodation in Ulm please follow this link

Corona Rules

The currently valid rules are:
Course participants must either be fully vaccinated or present a daily negative corona test from a public test center. A medical face mask has to be worn at any time.
Last update: 18.07.2022


A limited number of young orthopaedic surgeons from Germany, Austria and Switzerland may apply for reimbursement of the registration fee by the Deutsche Arthrose Hilfe e.V..
Up to three members of the European Spine Society are entitled to apply for a support by Eurospine.
For further information contact Ms. Siegel.


Please register by using this registration form.


Contact persons

Prof. Dr.  Hans-Joachim Wilke

Associate Director
Mechanical Engineer
Group head of spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55320
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

Brigitte Siegel

Medical Documentalist
Institute secretary

Tel.: +49 731 500-55311
Fax: +49 731 500-55302