Eastern European Summer School

May 05 - 07, 200

General Information

We are delighted to invite you to our Eastern European Summer School with an attractive scientific program focused on either common or rare gastrointestinal and hepatic disorders, providing a platform for peadiatricians and future paediatric gastronterologists and hepatologists 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. 

This school is supported by the Education Partner Programme.

COVID-19 Information

This school is planned for onsite participation only. We will be carefully monitoring the situation in Russia and Europe as well as national COVID-19 regulations. ESPGHAN reserves the right to postpone/cancel the course or change its current format if deemed necessary to protect the health of our delegates, faculty and staff.

For more information please contact the ESPGHAN Office.


Application & Fees

Application Deadline: February 28, 2022
Registration fee:

Standrad Fee: EUR 50.00
Local Fee: EUR 20.00

Kindly use the online application form on this page. Applications submitted by email cannot be accepted. If you experience any issues with the tool, please contact us at office@espghan. Please do not make travel arrangements before receipt of a formal confirmation of acceptance from the ESPGHAN Office. The number of participants is limited and a selection will be made by the school organisers after the deadline. Priority will be given to ESPGHAN Members.

The course language is English.

Preliminary Programme

Day 01 - May 05

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 Quality measure in endoscopy and training program


18.00 – 18.30 Case presentations by participants


Day 02 - May 06

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

Day 03 - May 07

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

Cost Coverage

ESPGHAN will arrange and cover the following for registered delegates: 

  • Accommodation in single occupancy on May 05 and 06 (organised by ESPGHAN)
  • Pre-arranged dinners and social programme on May 05 and 06
  • Travel Refund up to EUR 300
  • Catering throughout the course   
  • Course Material 


If you have any questions, please contact the ESPGHAN Office for details.
Phone: +41 (0)22 9000 401
Email: office@espghan.org