The International Academy of Osteopathy IAO | Modern & academic courses in osteopathy.

Follow a course in osteopathy

The IAO® organises internationally recognised courses in osteopathy.

You can choose a course straight away or first compare the various courses with each other.

Committed to osteopathy

Our high training level and "Evidence-Based Practice" approach are designed to offer quality osteopathic treatments for all patients. Moreover, we are committed to stimulate the academic nature of the osteopathic profession.



Start of the Master of Science in Osteopathy

These students started their Master of Science in Osteopathy the previous weekend in Ghent. Good luck to everyone!

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Follow us on Slideshare!

Did you know that you can also follow us on Slideshare? You can find documents about osteopathy, presentations and video’s.

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Is a Doctor With an M.D. Better Than One With a D.O.?

Record numbers of doctors now have the latter. Of the approximately 1 million licensed physicians in the United States, the vast m...

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About the IAO®

The IAO® is an international school for osteopathy with sites in Denmark, Egypt, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Our students can obtain the Diploma in Osteopathy (DO), the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Osteopathic Studies (BSc.(Hons)Ost.Stud.)* and/or the Master of Science in Osteopathy (MSc.Ost.)**.

* in collaboration with Buckinghamshire New University
** in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences - Tyrol

About us

The International Academy of Osteopathy® - IAO®, was established in 1987 by Michel Janssens (†1995), Grégoire Lason and Luc Peeters. Today the IAO® has more than 2,500 students spread across 28 cities.

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CALL: +32 (0)9 233 04 03)