Don’t forget to hand in your applications for this year’s UEGF Courses!


Dear Young Researchers and Trainees of Gastroenterology & Hepatology,

Don’t forget to hand in your applications for this year’s UEGF Courses - expand your knowledge, dig into basic science and research and/or develop your practical skills!


Young Investigators’ Meeting - April 13-15, 2012

What? Brush up your knowledge on your research skills, statistics and the writing of papers

Who? Young starting investigators in the fields of Clinical and/or Basic Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Where? Vienna, Austria

Deadline for applications: February 10, 2012

Online application


Regional Post-graduate Summer School – June 7-10, 2012

What? Get an up-to-date overview of major topics of clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology via case-based sessions & small group hands-on training activities

Who? Trainees from all across Europe and the Mediterranean area who are in the later phase of their clinical post-graduate training in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and related fields

Where? Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline for applications: January 31, 2012

Online application


Teaching Activity on Basic Science “Epithelial ion transports in the GI tract” – July 12-15, 2012

What? Latest break-throughs, abstract presentations and hands-on-training on isolation of epithelial cells from glands, tissue culturing of epithelial cells, measurement of fluid secretion and other topics. Round expert tables, vivid discussions and close Faculty-attendee interaction to be guaranteed

Who? 30 promising investigators to be selected; no registration fee PLUS travel reimbursement up to €350,- and free accommodation

Where? Szeged, Hungary

Deadline for applications: March 4, 2012

Online application


EBM (Evidence Based Medicine) Practice Course – April 26-28, 2012

What? Learn how to search for evidence, critically appraise study results, draw conclusions and integrate them into your daily routine and work at home

Who? Junior and senior physicians in the field of GI throughout Europe

Where? Vienna, Austria

Call for nominations from all UEGF Member Societies will be announced by the end of January 2012


We look forward to receiving your applications and to meeting you soon inVienna, Prague, or Szeged!


Best regards,

Wilma Hofer
(UEGF Secretariat)