ESPGHAN Eastern European Summer School



Registration Fee

Registration Fee (50.00€)


General Information


We are looking forward to meeting participants of Eastern European Summer School with attractive scientific program focused on either common or rare gastrointestinal disorders, providing a platform for young doctors for learning from experts and exchanging their experience. The meeting is going to be a combination of lectures, case presentations and interactive case discussions, as well as friendly talks, discussing future plans and creating collaboration. The beauties of white nights in St.Petersburg and unique place situated in historical center of Peterhof should complete the atmosphere of the school with unique Russian color.


ESPGHAN will cover the following for all delegates:

- up to 2 nights pre-arranged accommodation (organized by ESPGHAN)

- Pre-arranged dinners and social programme (organized by ESPGHAN)

- travel costs up to EUR 300 

- Catering throughout the course

- Course Material


The registration fee needs to be paid upon receipt of the respective invoice.


Application (to open December 2019)

Please use the online application form on this page. Delegates will be selected by the local organizers after the deadline of May 03.

Applications by email cannot be accepted. If you experience any issues with the online application tool, please contact us at office@espghan.org.


We look forward to welcoming you in Russia!


Anatoly Khavkin (local organiser)

Yulia Dimtrieva (local organiser)

Christina A. Hauer (ESPGHAN International Affairs Rrepresentative)


Preliminary Programme


Day 1- July 02 2020

14.00-14.30 Welcome Eastern Summer School Moscow. Welcome and introduction to ESPGHAN

14.30 – 15.15 Nutritional programming: what do we know from basic and clinical research?  

15.15 – 16.00 Malnutrition in children: current approach to diagnostic and management   

16.00-16.30 Coffee break

16.30-17.15 Eosinophilic esophagitis 

17.15 – 18.00 Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders other then EoE

18.00 – 18.30 Case presentations by participants


19.30 Welcome evening


Day 2 - July 03 2020

8.30-9.15 Immunology and genetics of coeliac disease  

9.15 – 10.00 Coeliac disease diagnostics: the value of serology and morphology

10.00 – 10.30 Case presentations by participants

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.45 IBD: epidemiology and pathogenesis

11.45 – 12.30 When to suspect and how to confirm: challenges in IBD diagnostic

12.30 – 13.15 IBD treatment: nutrition, drugs and surgery

13.15 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 15.15 Congenital diarrheas: differential diagnostic  

15.15 – 16.00 Pancreatitis in children

16.00 – 16.30 Interactive case discussion

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee break

17.00 – 17.45 H.pylori associated gastrointestinal disorders: when to treat?

17.45 – 18.30 Case presentations by participants


19.30 Sightseeing and dinner


Day 3 - July 4 2020

8.30 – 9.15 Neonatal cholestasis: diagnostic approach

9.15 – 10.00 Hypercholesterolaemia in pediatric practice  

10.00 – 10.45 Autoimmune hepatitis: when to suspect and how to confirm  

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 – 11.45 Interactive case discussion  

11.45 – 12.15 How to write and abstract  

12.15 – 12.45 How to apply for grants and opportunities for young investigators

12.45 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 14.45 Round table: talk to experts

14.45 – 15.00 Final evaluation and closing remarks



Coming soon