02 December 2019

Mechanism and Comorbidities of Headache and Facial Pain

Develop examination and treatment strategies through insight into disease mechanisms and comorbidity.


This course will focus on complex pathophysiological mechanisms underlying headache and facial pain disorders, and the role of comorbidities in neurobiology of headache disorders.

We will cover the most important theories/hypotheses, discovery in genetics, strengths and limitations of animal and human studies, animal models of secondary headaches.


























Course details

Duration: 5 weeks; 5 days on campus
7 December 2020 - 8 January 2021 (e-learning) and
11-15 January 2021 (campus)
Only available every second year
Place: University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course fee:
EU/EEA citizens: 10,000 DKK
Non-EU/EEA citizens: 15,100 DKK

Level and credit: Master's course; 7.5 ECTS
Examination: Exam date 
Application deadline:
Course: 8 weeks prior to course start
Master of Headache Disorders: 1 May 2020
Admission: To be admitted, you must meet the admission criteria for Master of Headache Disorders 

The opening of the application period is announced via the programme newsletter.
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