Course Venue & Info

Course venue

Department of Ophthalmology
University Medical Centre
Johannes Gutenberg University

Building 102
55131 Mainz

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The Department of Ophthalmology of Mainz University is one of the largest of its kind in Germany. We treat well over 6.000 in-patients and over 65.000 out-patients per year.

The main clinical interest lies in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma with over 1.000 glaucoma surgeries annually. Research facilities include Experimental Ophthalmology with state of the art laboratory research, clinical research and epidemiological and outcomes research within the Gutenberg Health Study with more than 15.000 participants.

We welcome visitors who are interested to visit our clinical and our research facilities. Additional information can be obtained at our website:

Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Pfeiffer, LTCL
Direktor der Augenklinik Universitätsmedizin Mainz
Head of Department of Ophthalmology
Mainz University Medical Center
D-55131 Mainz Germany

Organising Secretariat


OIC srl - Organizzazione Internazionale Congressi
Viale G. Matteotti, 7
50121 Florence, Italy
Tel. +39 055 50351
Fax +39 055 50019

Registration Desk

The Organising Secretariat Desk will be open for registration and information according to the following time schedule. Please collect the conference kit at the Secretariat Desk and wear your name badge during the scientific sessions and social activities.

Friday 16 February - 7:30 - 17.00
Saturday 17 February - 8:00 - 17.30


Each participant will receive a name badge upon check-in at the registration desk. Participants are kindly requested to wear the name badge when entering the course venue and to access any offered services. Access to the meeting rooms is not possible without a personal badge.

Catering On Site

Coffee breaks and a light lunch on 16 and 17 February are included in the registration fee.

Certificate of Attendance

Regularly registered participants will receive a certificate of attendance.


The organisers are not responsible for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants and guests should arrange their own coverage.


The official language of 12th EGS European Glaucoma Residents’ Course is English. All participants are encouraged to join discussions, independently of their fluency in English, as the exchange of ideas and critical evaluation of presentations is the main purpose of the Course.


Free Wi-Fi Internet connection is available in course site.

Shuttle service

On Saturday 17 February at the end of the course, a shuttle service from the course venue to the Mainz Central Railway Station (Hauptbahnhof Mainz) will be offered to participants. This service will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

Departing time: 17:30

Meeting point: outside of the course venue, in front of the main entrance.