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Surgery: teaching

SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital is a university hospital affiliated with the University of Barcelona, and so we share our knowledge and train professionals to specialise in high-complexity medicine. Since 2004, our center is one of the three Spanish hospitals certified in Europe for the specialists training in pediatric surgery of the UEMS (Union of European Medical Specialists).

Undergraduate teaching for Paediatrics students

Theoretical and practical teaching of Paediatrics students as part of the Degree in Medicine from the University of Barcelona.

Postgraduate training in Paediatric Surgery

We are an accredited centre in Spain for the training of specialists in Paediatric Surgery within the Specialized Health Training Program (MIR Program). Consult the training places and the information about the MIR of Pediatric Surgery.

We are one of the only three centres in Spain authorised to provide postgraduate training as a Paediatric Surgery specialist training centre by the European Board of the European Union of Medical Specialist (UEMS).

Master's Degree in Surgical Techniques for Paediatric Surgery

The objective of this master's degree is to provide theoretical and practical training in the Technical Principles of Paediatric Surgery, including all aspects of minimally invasive surgery. It is aimed at surgeons from countries without specialisation programmes in Paediatric Surgery. Master's Degree from the University of Barcelona.

Duration: 2 years
Management: Jordi Prat Ortells, Xavier Tarrado Castellarnau 
Qualification: Master's Degree (awarded by the University of Barcelona)
Accreditation: 140 ECTS credits

Surgical simulation programme

Part of the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, Barcelona's DARWIN programme offering internal training to professionals.


Specialisation course in the comprehensive management of patients with cleft lip and palate, including live surgeries.

Learn with us

Our doctors lead various Master’s, post-graduate and training courses in accredited training specialities. We work with the Universitat de Barcelona to offer you the very best of our knowledge.