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Fracto course 2019

The Fracto Course 2019 has focused on practical and clinical aspects related to in vitro and in vivo fractography. Organized by Susanne Scherrer, Ulrich Lohbauer, Paulo Cesar, and Renan Belli, this Fracto Course was held from July 10 til July 12, 2019 in Erlangen, Germany.

Location Fracto course 2015

The venue was the historic buliding of the Institute of Pathology in the center of Erlangen, Germany.

Erlangen is located 20 Km north of Nuernberg and easily accessible from the international Albrecht-Duerer-Airport.

The course was fully booked with 20 participants and presented a balanced mix between basic knowledge lectures on fractography, hands-on with microscopes, and interactive case presentation lectures.

For orientation purposes, the 2019 Fracto Course programme can be downloaded here:

Program Fractocourse 2019

A new format was introduced in 2019, focusing on the major practical and clinical aspects in fractography.

The program is spread over 2.5 days. The registration fee for the 2019 Fracto Course was 800,00 € and included the FFI membership fee for 2019, comprehensive course material (book and script) as well as a social dinner during the course.

Registration Procedure (For future courses):

Step 1.

Send an E-Mail to: The participants will be taken on a first come first serve basis. We will respond with acceptance as soon as possible!

Step 2.

After acceptance, please submit the Registration fee (800,00 €uro).

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