Department of Neurology

Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Stefan Schwab

Epilepsy Centre

Spokesman: OA Prof. Dr. med. Hajo Hamer


On this page, you can find a selection of websites chosen by us which provide information for physicians, patients and anybody interested in epilepsy. This is by no means an exhaustive list.

National and international expert associations and organisations

Fachgesellschaften/Organisationen national/international Deutsche Gesellschaft für Epileptologie, the German expert association for epilepsy; Zeitschrift für Epileptologie (journal), only available in German Epilepsy information pool, a web page of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Epileptologie providing numerous resources, only available in German International League against Epilepsy, international expert association; journal: Epilepsia International Bureau of Epilepsy, organisation addressing and promoting different aspects of epileptology

Important links for professionals Telemedizinisches Netzwerk für Epilepsie in Bayern, telemedical epilepsy network in Bavaria, only available in German Arbeitsgemeinschaft für prächirurgische Diagnostik und operative Epilepsietherapie e.V., working group for preoperative diagnosis and surgical epilepsy therapy, partly available in English EURAP, European and International Registry of Antiepileptic Drugs in Pregnancy; contains comprehensive information and registration forms for download

Further informative sources including support groups Private foundation; awards the Michael prize, available in English Deutsche Epilepsievereinigung, German epilepsy association founded by private support groups, publishes the magazine Einfälle, only available in German Landesverband Epilepsie Bayern e.V, Bavarian epilepsy association, links for consultation centres in Bavaria, publishes the magazine epikurier and other publications, only available in German Epilepsie Bundes Elternverband e.V., association of parents, only available in German Website of the epilepsy support group association of North Rhine Westphalia, only available in German Website set up by Prof. Dr. Hufnagel (Essen), only available in German Netzwerk Epilepsie und Arbeit, network for epilepsy and work, only available in German

Comprehensive information for physicians, patients and anybody interested in all aspects of epileptology – international/English