ESPGHAN has a variety of educational activities, events and information that are available thought out the year.


The ESPGHAN Education Partner Programme (EPP) was launched in  2015.  Based on the in 2015 adopted ESPGHAN Code of Conduct, the EPP has been developed and implemented to ensure the on-going development and implementation of an up-to-date, independent, high quality educational programme for health care professionals.  The dedicated support and financial commitment from our founding partners helps to enhancing support for ESPGHAN's educational activities.

The EPP educational activities for 2016 planned at this time, provided final confirmation from all EPP partners will be obtained, include:

  • Eastern School, Lithuania
  • Nutrition School (or Master Class)
  • Gastroenterology School
  • Hepatology & Transplantation School
  • Young Investigators Forum, The Netherlands
  • IBD Master Class or School
  • Clinical Trial Master Class
  • Clinical Nutrition eLearning

In addition to our established and very successful, Summer Schools and the Young Investigator Forum that address primarily colleagues in subspecialty and research training, we are delighted to offer for the second time Master Classes that focus on a specific topic and are open to all ESPGHAN members with an active interest in the field. 

In addition to these se educational activities, the ESPGHAN Education Partner Programme will also support the following:

  • 50% of Full Membership costs will be covered for one year only for individuals transitioning from trainee into full membership (up to 5 members per EPP partner).
  • 50% of on-line JPGN subscriptions or Corresponding Memberships (1 yr) for colleagues from low or low-medium income economy countries (up to 10 per EPP partner)


 ESPGHAN’s EPP Partners in 2016 are:





On behalf of ESPGHAN and its members, I wish to thank our EPP partners for 2016 for their generous support and their commitment which is greatly appreciated indeed. 

Raanan Shamir
ESPGHAN President



EPP educational activities in 2015 included:

  • International School, Georgia
  • Nutrition Summer School, United Kingdom
  • Young Investigators Forum, The Netherlands 
  • Paediatric Liver Transplantation School, Croatia
  • Sharing clinical trial data Master class, Germany 
  • Paediatric IBD Master Class, Italy
  • Cystic Fibrosis related Liver Disease (CFLD), France
  • Hepatology eLearning module