Submission of a retrospectieve study to EC Research

A retrospective study is a study based on data from the past that is already available in current patient records, medical records or administrative records.

Compile the file


The following are mandatory for a valid application

It is mandatory to use the protocol template for retrospective studies in which UZ Leuven is sponsor. You can find this template on the website of the CTC.

In case the template is not used, the study will not be valid for EC.


If relevant for your study, the following components also need to be submitted:

Prepare the file

Only one file per component can be uploaded.

Do you have several files per component? Group them in a compressed folder (zip file).

Submit the file

When you start your application, you need to complete the whole process.

Do you have all the components?

Last edit: 13 January 2023