The Sleep Institute Foundation, in collaboration with the Universidad Europea (Madrid, Spain), has developed a Master’s Degree in Sleep Medicine, both in English and Spanish, CME – accredited by the American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP) and endorsed by the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS).  It is designed so that any student interested in training do not have to interrupt their professional career and can continue to work while advancing in their education with us. The master’s degree also serves as preparation for the European certification exam in Sleep Medicine (European Sleep Research Society).  Once completed, students will have the possibility of an extracurricular internship under the direction and supervision of Dr. García-Borreguero.

This is a very complete master in Sleep Medicine, 100% online, lasting 1 year and credited with 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).  The Master’s Degree  incorporates leading international experts within all fields involved in Sleep Medicine.  It also offers synchronous webinars, workshops, and tutorials where students will have the opportunity of interacting through the virtual campus of the Universidad Europea, with leading specialists and teachers in a versatile, dynamic, and complete format.

The professors involved in the course include such renowned international experts as Prof. M. Bhatia (Neurology and Sleep Centre, New Delhi, India), Prof. C. Espie (Oxford University, UK), Prof. R Grunstein (Centre for Integrated Research and Understanding of Sleep – CIRUS, Australia), Prof. B. Högl (Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria), Prof. G.J. Lammers (Leiden University, The Netherlands), Prof. L. de Lecea (Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA), T.L. Lee-Chiong Jr (University of Colorado, Denver, USA), Prof. M. Manconi (Sleep and Epilepsy Centre, Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland, Switzerland), Prof. D. Pevernagie (Ghent University Hospital, Belgium), Prof. F. Provini (University of Bologna, Italy), Prof. M. Schmidt (Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute, USA) and Prof. D. J. Skene (University of Surrey, UK).

These professionals are all top international figures in their respective areas of expertise, several of them being co-authors of the textbook that will serve as the basis of this master’s program. All of them will teach online classes in which students will have the opportunity to interact with them.

Useful Information

  • Duration: 1 year, including internship, final thesis and 10 months of lectures (syllabus).
  • Academic calendar: approximately from April 6th, 2022 to March 2023.
  • Language: Available either in Spanish or English (two different sessions, depending on student’s preference).
  • Modality: 100% online.
  • In coordination with:
    • European University of Madrid (Spain)
    • Sleep Institute (Spain, Chile, Panama)
  • Certificate/Accreditation/Degree:
    • Own degree issued by the European University (Madrid), the International Master in Sleep Medicine, credited with 60 ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System)
    • The master’s program also involves preparation for the theoretical part of the Examination of Certification in Sleep Medicine held by ESRS.
  • Program director:
    • Diego García-Borreguero, Sleep Institute
  • Program coordinator:
    • Celia García Malo, Neurologist
    • Sofía Romero Peralta, Pneumologist
  • Academic director: D. Enrique Garrido
  • Academic tutors: Two academic tutors pending assignment by the European University of Madrid.
  • Schedule and modules:
  • Faculty: We boast extensive and proven experience in the clinical practice and research of sleep medicine. We also have renowned professors with an international reputation in the practice of sleep medicine.
  • Methodology: Classes will be held online. These classes will be recorded and made available to students who wish to consult them at any time throughout the master program. In addition, there will be monthly webinars conducted by international experts, which will be held in English. The program will follow the contents and syllabus of the ESRS Sleep Medicine Textbook. You can purchase the book at
  • Credits: 60 ECTS credits. 48 ECTS credits correspond to the syllabus and theoretical classes, another 6 ECTS credits are assigned to the completion of the master’s final thesis, and the remaining 6 ECTS credits to the internship.
  • Internship:
    • The program includes 48 hours of internship.
    • Students who wish to prepare for the Examination of the Certification in Sleep Medicine, a qualification offered by the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS,, have the possibility of completing a year-long internship at any of the three Sleep Institute clinics associated with the program (Madrid, Santiago de Chile, Panama) at an additional cost.


  • Price:
    • Total costs: €9,000
      • Registration and reservation: €1,000. This corresponds to 10% of the total cost of the master’s program.
      • Teaching: €8,000. This includes the university fees and the cost of issuing and shipping the European University of Madrid degree certificate to your home.


*Any registration made after March 20th will be charged with an additional fee.


  • Requirements: Any graduate (essential), preferably in health sciences.
  • Required documentation:
    • DNI or Identity Card
    • Passport
    • Admission and Enrollment Application, properly filled out, signed and scanned
    • Enrollment and Payment Conditions, properly filled out, signed and scanned
    • Receipt of initial payment by bank transfer, scanned
    • Picture
    • Bachelor’s degree or diploma scanned (for teacher’s reference)
    • Updated CV (for teacher’s reference)



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Online Master in Sleep Medicine

The Master lasts 1 year, including internships, master’s thesis and 10 months of syllabus and theoretical classes. The Master duration is approximately from April 6th, 2022 to March 2023.