Virtual Summer School

Four Sessions. Fantastic Faculty. Fresh Discussions.

June 4, 2021, 09:00 – 16:15 CEST

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What to expect?

Everything trainees love about Summer School, now from the comfort of your closest screen!

Despite the crisis, take it upon yourself to advance your knowledge and remain up to date on the latest developments by gaining insights, input, and expertise from our star-studded faculty. Take one day for yourself to benefit from impactful trainings on the four topics of: Variceal bleeding, Dysphagia, Focal liver lesions and Chronic constipation. 

For the second year in a row, this course will allow you to virtually interact with experts from previous Summer School courses and the global GI community in real-time. Our renowned faculty will bring world-class scientific content to you and discuss the top topics in the field of GI. This interactive course will offer many opportunities for participants to contribute, raise questions and impact the discussion.

Learning objectives
  • Gain new practical and clinical knowledge that can be applied immediately
  • Receive direct expert input and top tier feedback during our participant-driven discussions
Target audience

The Virtual Summer School is designed for GI trainees/clinicians (medical, surgical or imaging hepato-gastroenterologists) in the first to third year of their training. 


The following course directors are responsible for the scientific programme:

  • Roberto Penagini, Italy
  • Minneke Coenraad, The Netherlands
  • Radislav Nakov, Bulgaria

Friday, June 4, 2021 09:00-16:15 
(All times are in CEST)

09:00 – 09:15
Opening with the course directors

09:15 – 10:15
Session 1 | Variceal bleeding

10:45 – 11:45
Session 2 | Dysphagia

12:15 – 13:15
Session 3 | Focal liver lesions

13:45 – 14:45
Session 4 | Chronic constipation

Expert Encore | An in-depth discussion with the faculty

More details about the programme will follow in due course!


Registration for Virtual Summer School 2021 will open in mid-April. 

To participate, just click on the respective button on this page and complete the online registration form. A fee of € 50 must be paid during the registration process. 

Missed the opportunity to join the Summer School in the past? Interested in unlimited access to the highly esteemed content of Summer School, all from the comfort of your home, office, or wherever you choose to participate? Well now is your chance to participate virtually and gain the latest and greatest information from the highest-ranking Summer School topics.

The Virtual Summer School has no selection criteria! As soon as you have registered, you will automatically have access to the virtual course when it goes live. Registration remains open until June 4, 2021. Even if you miss some of the live sessions, you can still catch up on the content after registering by watching the session recordings.

Registration includes:

  • Online access to all four case-based sessions and the Expert Encore, including real-time interaction with experts and moderators 
  • Unlimited access to the recorded sessions after the Virtual Summer School in the UEG Library
  • Opportunities to network and exchange with other trainees
  • Certificate of attendance available for download after the final session 
  • If accredited, a CME certificate will also be available for download after the final session (EACCME accreditation currently pending)

CME Accreditation

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.
More on accreditation of our educational activities.


If you are interested in sponsoring Virtual Summer School 2021, please contact Linda Dünser at .

Programme & Education Management 
Raphaela Pfaffenbichler

M: +43 699 1997 16 33
T: +43 1 997 16 39