Summer School

June, 2025
Prague, Czech Republic

What to expect?

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! 

This top quality, interactive and intense hands-on course is an incredible educational opportunity for gastroenterology trainees across Europe. Both days are dedicated to practical hands-on training on various topics with renowned experts in small groups, while faculty and applicants will have opportunities to meet, socialise and share ideas in the evenings.  

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to improve your practical skills for your medical profession, enhance your network through close academic and social interactions with highly regarded faculty and peers from diverse backgrounds, and make memories to last a lifetime. 

More information about Summer School 2025 will follow in the upcoming weeks. 

View impressions from 2024 

Summer School 2024, Prague

Learning objectives
  • Practice techniques that are in-demand for medical professionals in clinical hepato-gastroenterology
  • Improve and gain knowledge about new developments and their clinical application
Target audience
  • Clinicians (medical, surgical or imaging hepato-gastroenterologists) in their first to fourth year of training at the time of application


The following course directors are responsible for the scientific programme:

  • Ignacio Catalan, Norway
  • Virginia Hernández-Gea, Spain 
  • Vita Skuja, Latvia 

Hands-on course topics that will be covered during Summer School 2025:

  • General abdominal ultrasound in gastroenterology
  • Bowel abdominal ultrasound (IBD, diverticular disease, etc.)
  • Endoscopy – Lower GI (Polypectomy)
  • Endoscopy – Upper GI (Stomach and variceal bleeding)
  • Endoscopy with a colonoscopy simulator
  • Advanced Endoscopy (Endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP) 
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • How to perform liver biopsy and elastography 
  • Indications for and hands-on training in percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy [PEG]
  • New therapies in IBD: Practical approaches
  • Reflux and motility studies: Practical approaches
  • Complications of portal hypertension: Practical approaches

Course language is English.


An application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuting Medical Education (EACCME®) for CME accreditation of this event. 
More on accreditation of our educational activities.


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Summer School course directors

Programme & Education Management
Elisabeth Pfeiffer

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