Application Deadline: 21.08.2017

Registration Fee

Registration Fee (150.00€)

The Next GI School Is Coming Up!

It is the tradition of ESPGHAN to hold a GI School every two years. After the last event in Florence, Cascais, Portugal, we invite Young Investigators and Trainees to join us for another exciting School in beautiful Cologne, Germany, October 11-14, 2017.
The main topics will cover coeliac disease, eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases, IBD, motility disorders, PEG placement and endoscopy.

Candidates will be selected upon application, with a supporting letter from an ESPGHAN member and an abstract that may be selected for presentation during the course (this is not a formal scientific meeting therefore abstracts may have been submitted previously to a public meeting).

General Information

The cost of the course will be 150€ to assure responsible application and nees to be paid upon selection of the candidates. Travel expenses will be reimbursed up to 300€. Costs will be met by ESPGHAN using an Education Grant.

Registration fee includes:

- Attendance to scientific sessions

- Meeting material

- Attendance certificate

- Accommodation for 3 nights

- Lunches, coffee-breaks and dinners

- Social programme

Application Deadline

Deadline for applicaitons will be August 1st, 2017.

Notification of acceptance will be done within 2 weeks after that.

There are limited places and Trainee members will have priority in the selection process.


Stadthotel am Römerturm

Sankt-Apern-Straße 32

50667 Cologne


Come and join us for another challenging course of education, exchange of experiences and social interaction.


Ilse Broekaert, MD (Local Organiser)
Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Cologne, Germany

Nikhil Thapar BMBS, PhD
Academic Lead for Gastroenterology ESPGHAN Committee on Gastroenterology
UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK

Prof. Marc Benninga, MD, PhD
Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition,
Emma Children’s Hospital / Academic Medical Centre,
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prof. Frederic Gottrand, MD, PhD
Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and
Nutrition, University Hospital of Lille, France

Paolo Lionetti MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Paediatrics, President School for Dieticians, University of Florence Head of the Pediatric
Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit, Meyer children Hospital, Florence, Italy

Hon. Prof. Alexandra Papadopoulou MD, PhD
ESPGHAN Gastroenterology Committee Education Secretary
Athens Children’s Hospital Agia Sofia, Greece


coming soon...