ESPGHAN Eastern European Summer School, September 20-23, 2019, Varna, Bulgaria

We are delighted to invite you to Bulgaria to attend the 2019 ESPGHAN Eastern European Summer School on Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

We are expecting fascinating lecturers from ESPGHAN members that we admire and respect to cover interesting updates on functional GI disorders, food allergy and intolerance, liver diseases and pediatric nutrition. The course is aimed to expand knowledge and bring even more inspiration to pediatricians and nutritionists with a strong interest in these fascinating Paediatric Specialties.

The meeting is organized for 40 medical professionals – paediatric gastroenterologists, paediatricians with interests in paediatric gastroenterology and nutritionists. The topics include functional gastrointestinal disorders (GERD, constipation, IBS), IBD, celiac disease, food allergy, liver failure, metabolic liver diseases, neonatal cholestasis, healthy nutrition in the first year (breast-feeding, complementary feeding), nutrition in chronic disorders (cystic fibrosis, diabetes mellitus I, IBD, enteral and parenteral nutrition). The general purpose of this meeting is to expand the expertise of Eastern European doctors on these disorders. Interesting case presentations will be selected.

International Delegates:

ESPGHAN will cover the following:

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

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

– Travel Refund up to EUR 300,00

– Catering throughout the course

– Course Material

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

Local Delegates:

The registration fee of EUR 20 will cover the following and needs to be paid upon receipt of the respective invoice

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

– Catering throughout the course

– Course Material


The program for this event will be published soon.


Application will open in early 2019. Please use the online application form on ESPGHAN’s event page HERE.

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