The main goal of this unique congress is to help students acquire important practical knowledge they need in their professional life through numerous workshops, lectures and other activities held by renowned domestic and international professors with many prestigious awards (Nobel Prize, Wolf Prize, Kavli Prize etc.) while networking and enjoying the beautiful city of Split.
PKS 2019 was a huge success with around 500 participants from 25 European countries, 65 lectures and workshops, 71 professors and mentors, and a Nobel Prize winner, prof. Leland Hartwell. We heard your feedback and are thrilled to announce PKS 2020 as an even bigger and richer congress. Follow us to find out more about registrations and abstract submission. See you in April 2020 in Split!
During this four-day-event in April, which took place at the University of Split School of Medicine, participants enjoyed many activities, from great hands-on workshops and lectures held by renowned international speakers to networking events and sightseeing. We hope to see you attending this one-of-a-kind event in Split where, alongside high-quality practical education, you can also relax and socialize with students and professors from all around the world in the beautiful city of Split on the Adriatic coast.
Lectures free and open for public
Workshops for students
Prof. Dragan Primorac, M.D., Ph.D.
Global Ambassador of The Penn State University
Former Minister of Science, Education and Sport of Croatia
Leland Hartwell, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of the Pathfinder Center
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2001)
Prof. Richard Zare, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry, Stanford University
Wolf Prize in Chemistry (2005)
John de Groot, M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neuro-Oncology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Prof. Miroslav Radman, Ph.D.
Faculté de Médecine - Necker, Université Paris V
Member of the World Academy of Sciences
Raghu Kalluri, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Cancer Biology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Fabrizio Benedetti, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Turin Medical School
Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience
Prof. Zvezdan Pirtošek, M.D., Ph.D.
University Medical Center Ljubljana
Department of Neurology
Tour of the city of Split with social events in its historic center.
Networking between European students & meeting of representatives of Student Unions (Organizations).
Exchange of experiences and collaboration between international students and professors.
Meet new colleagues from many different counties and exchange experiences in a great atmosphere in the historic Center of Split along with traditional Dalmatian dishes.
We will show you around our Medical School. Along with meeting professors and students, you will see laboratories, ongoing research and facilities.
Medieval fortress of Klis served as a major source of defense in Dalmatia during the Ottoman wars and is a great place to visit while in Split.
See the beautiful costal town of Supetar (picture) and have free time to chill out on the shores of the gorgeous Adriatic sea.
Join us on a tour of the ancient city and the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia - Salona and the beautiful city of Trogir.
|Country||Lecture Participant||Scientific Participant||Workshop Participant|
|University of Split students||FREE||50 HRK / 7 EUR||75 HRK / 10 EUR|
|Croatia||FREE||65 HRK / 9 EUR||100 HRK / 14 EUR|
|Low income||FREE||50 HRK / 7 EUR||80 HRK / 11 EUR|
|Low-middle income||FREE||65 HRK / 9 EUR||100 HRK / 14 EUR|
|Upper-middle income||FREE||80 HRK / 11 EUR||120 HRK / 17 EUR|
|High income||FREE||115 HRK / 16 EUR||160 HRK / 22 EUR|
Prices depend on country income classifications for the World Bank’s 2019 fiscal year. To find out how your country is classified, follow the link: World Bank Country and Lending Groups
Follow us on our web page and Facebook page to find out more about registrations and abstract submission for 2020.
You can apply for only one of the available registration packages. The registrations will be in an online form where you will need to put in basic personal information and choose the registration package. We note that the workshop applications will be open for all the Workshop Participants at the same time. Due to the limited number of places on workshops, we cannot guarantee that everybody will get every workshop they want. The principle here is “First come, first served”.
If you apply as a Workshop Participant but don't get any of the workshop places, you will be automatically transferred to the Lecture Participant package. After you fill out the registration form and choose your registration package, you will need to pay the fee in 48 hours. Otherwise, your registration will be cancelled.
The registration prices are fixed meaning that the price does not change depending on the number of workshops/lectures you attend. Example: if you attend 3 workshops/lectures or 5 workshops/lectures the price for the Workshop Package is the same.
The payment for the registration packages must be made via bank transfer to the bank account of the University of Split School of Medicine (details of the account will be sent in the e-mail once the registration is submitted). Note that we do not accept cash for the registration packages. The fees for the networking events will have to be paid at the registration desk at the Congress venue during the Congress. You can make the payment in HRK (Croatian kuna) or EUR (Euro) via bank transfer for the registration packages, but only in HRK (Croatian kuna) for the networking events at the Congress venue. After the payment for the registration packages and networking events has been made, refunds will not be possible.
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