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Organ-on-Chip Summer School 2024

September 2nd – 6th, 2024 in Tübingen, Germany

A joint venture of the 3R-Center Tübingen and the European Organ-on-Chip Society (EUROoCS)

The 3R-Center Tübingen is organizing the second Organ-on-Chip Summer School in collaboration with the Working Group ‚Teaching & Training‘ of the European Organ-on-Chip Society (EUROoCS).

The 5-day training course takes place from September 2nd – 6th, 2024 in Tübingen and features both lectures and laboratory hands-on sessions. In this interdisciplinary format, the participants will learn the underlying concepts and principles of Organ-on-Chip technology. The Summer School targets M.Sc., MD and PhD students that are beginning their research in the fascinating interdisciplinary field of Organ-on-Chip. Professionals from industry who want to learn about the basics and practice hands-on in lab are also welcome.


The Summer School will take place at the Old Anatomy of the University of Tübingen and the Youth Hostel Tübingen.

Old Anatomy
Tübingen University
Österbergstraße 3
72074 Tübingen, Germany

Youth Hostel Tübingen
Hermann-Kurz-Str. 4
72074 Tübingen, Germany

Please note that the accessibility of the floors in the building is not entirely barrier-free.

Old Anatomy

Youth Hostel Tübingen

Updates & News

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Summer School Topics

Lectures & Hands-on
  • Stem cell-based in vitro models and organoids
  • Microfabrication of OoC/MPS systems
  • Biomaterials
  • Microfluidics and fluid dynamics
  • GCCP (Good Cell and Tissue Culture Practice) and in vitro reporting
  • In-line analysis with sensors, imaging, and Omcis readout
  • In silico modelling
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Introduction to immunology

Summer School Full Program

The full Summer School 2024 program will be announced soon – stay tuned!

Summer School Lecturers

  • Maria Tenje (Uppsala University)
  • Julia Marzi (NMI, Reutlingen)
  • Kevin Achberger (Tübingen University)
  • Torsten Mayr (Graz University of Technology)
  • Silke Riegger (Tübingen University)
  • Andries van der Meer (Twente University)
  • Annalisa Gastaldello (EURL-ECVAM (European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing))
  • Steven Ray Haakon Wilson (University of Oslo)
  • Susanne Brendler-Schwaab (German Federal Institute for Drugs and Devices)
  • Christian Maass (esqLABS)

Social Activities

  • Summer School Dinner
  • Punt boat tour on the Neckar River
  • TATAbox Games Night


Application phase will start soon – stay tuned!

Organizing Committee

The Organ-on-Chip Summer School 2024 is organized by the EUROoCS Working Group “Teaching & Training”:

  • Torsten Mayr (Graz University of Technology)
  • Peter Loskill (University of Tübingen)
  • Silke Riegger (University of Tübingen)
  • Thomas Winkler (Braunschweig University of Technology)
  • Gülden Akçay (Eindhoven University of Technology)
  • Silvia
  • Heleen Goosen-Middelkamp (Utrecht University)


Dr. Silke Riegger, 3R-Center University of Tübingen

Prof. Dr. Torsten Mayr, Granz University of Technology

Organ-on-Chip Summer School 2024
jointly organized by the 3R-Center Tübingen and the European Organ-on-Chip Society (EUROoCS)

Do you have any questions about this year’s Organ-on-Chip Summer School?