International Sleep Medicine Course (ISMC)

Monday 08 - Thursday 11 February 2021

The International Sleep Medicine Course provides comprehensive training in all aspects of sleep medicine. This course is accredited and organized by the BASS, the British Sleep Society (BSS), the "Nederlandse Vereniging voor Slaap-Waak onderzoek" (NSWO) and the "Slaapgeneeskundevereniging Nederland" (SVNL).


In view of the persisting Covid-19 pandemic, the BASS board has decided to fully organize the ISMC as an on-line course. Registered participants will be informed in due time on the on-line procedure including the necessary links.


2021 ISMC front

The program is available

Registration is closed


Comprehensive OSA treatment

First International course on "comprehensive OSA treatment"

20-21 May 2021, Slovenia.

Including a series of free webinars. First webinar: 19 November 2020, 16h:
"OSA and epiglottis problem"


Awards for researchers and clinicians 

The 'André Kahn Sleep Award' was founded in 2000 under a different name, i.e. the 'BASS Award'. This prize is a travel stipend of € 3500 awarded to the winner of the scientific contest organized during the Autumn meeting of the BASS. For 2018, The board decided to offer to two laureates the Andre Kahn Sleep Award: the first price will be € 2000, the second € 1500.


The 'VAPA Sleep Apnea Research award' has been created in 2011 upon initiative of the 'Vereniging Apnea Patienten', until 2017.



The BASS regularly organizes a course on CBT-I, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in Dutch for psychologists.

The last edition was four days in January - February 2020, Leuven.


BASS cursus CGT-I 2020 online




Slaapcursus der Lage Landen deel 1 voor artsen

7-9 januari 2021

UZA, Edegem


Les formations sommeil

On this site, you find the education on sleep in France:



Course for sleeptechnologists on poly(somno)graphy analysis

ESRD Somnologist Technologist Exam



Pôle Santé and the ULB organize a course in French that leads to "Certificat d'Université en traitements cognitivo-comportementaux de l'insomnie".

Go to the flyer or the website.