Endorsement courses

One of the aims of the EAES Education and Training committee is to ensure that appropriate endoscopic training courses / webinar(s) and events are available in Europe for residents in training and certified surgeons who wish to be trained in endoscopic surgery.

EAES Endorsement in endoscopic surgery for:

– basic & advanced course / webinar
– industry sponsored webinar
– event: congress / meeting / symposium

One of the aims of the EAES Education and Training committee is to ensure that appropriate endoscopic training courses / webinar(s) and events are available in Europe for residents in training and certified surgeons who wish to be trained in endoscopic surgery. All European Education centers who run courses in endoscopic surgery may apply for EAES endorsed courses.

You can also apply for an EAES endorsement of an event, such as a congress.

The application will be reviewed by the Education and Training Committee concerning the concepts, faculty and content of the course and or event.

Approved course(s) / webinar(s) / events will be published in the EAES newsletter and promoted through social media.

For any questions, please send an email to muriel.van.eck@eaes.eu.

2024

Course titleInterventional Techniques in Digestive Endoscopy
Course dates07 – 08 March
DirectorProf Catalin Copaescu
Course website
VenueSurgical Training Institute
85A Nicolae Caramfil Street
014142 Bucharest, Romania
Contact person: Andreea Constantinescu
Contact email: registration & information
Phone: tel: +40752288019
Course titleEmergency Surgery Course
Course dates11 – 12 March
DirectorProf Selman Uranüs
Course website
VenueMedical University of Graz
Department of Surgery
Auenbruggerplatz 5
A-8036 Graz, Austria
Contact person: Rosmarie Suppan
Contact email: registration & information
Phone: +43 31638583018
Course titleLaparoscopic suturing – Hands-on workshop Module 1
Course dates22 – 23 March
DirectorDr. Călin Popa
Course website
VenueThe Simulation and Practical Skills Center at the “Iuliu Hatieganu”
University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Marinescu street, no 23, 400337 Cluj-Napoca
Romania
Contact person: Diana Schlanger
Contact email: centrulsergiuduca@gmail.com & secretariat
Phone: +40743300045
Course titleMinimally Invasive Techniques for Gynecological Pathology
Course dates27 – 29 March
DirectorProf Catalin Copaescu
Course website
VenueSurgical Training Institute
85A Nicolae Caramfil Street
014142 Bucharest, Romania
Contact person: Andreea Constantinescu
Contact email: registration & secretariat
Phone: tel:+40752288019
Course titleLaparoscopic suturing – Hands-on workshop Module 2
Course dates29 – 30 March
DirectorDr. Călin Popa
Course website
VenueThe Simulation and Practical Skills Center at the “Iuliu Hatieganu”
University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Marinescu street, no 23, 400337 Cluj-Napoca
Romania
Contact person: Diana Schlanger
Contact email: centrulsergiuduca@gmail.com & secretariat
Phone: +40743300045
Course titleEAES Course on Basic Skills Laparoscopic Surgery
Course dates09 – 11 May
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
Course website
VenueKlaipėda university
Herkaus Manto str. 84
LT-92294 Klaipeda
Lithuania
Contact person: Jonas Jurgaitis
Contact email: registration & registration
Phone: +37061241782
Course titleAdvanced Laparoscopic Lower GI Surgery Course
Course dates20 – 23 May
DirectorDr. Kenneth Campbell
Course website
VenueNinewells Hospital / University of Dundee / Surgical Skills Centre
Surgical Skills Centre, Level 5
DD1 9SY Dundee, United Kingdom
Contact person: Susan Young
Contact email: registration & secretariat
Phone: +441382383412
Course titleAdvanced Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery Course
Course dates24 – 27 June
DirectorDr. Francesco Polignano
Course website
VenueNinewells Hospital / University of Dundee / Surgical Skills Centre
Surgical Skills Centre, Level 5
DD1 9SY Dundee, United Kingdom
Contact person: Susan Young
Contact email: registration & secretariat
Phone: +441382383412

Past courses

2024

Course titleBasic Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery
Course dates05 – 07 February
DirectorDr. Marek Soltes
Course website
VenueSurgical Training Institute – Ponderas Academic Hospital
85A Nicolae Caramfil Street
014142 Bucharest, Romania
Contact person: Andreea Constantinescu
Contact email: office@surgicaltraininginstitute.com & secretariat
Phone: tel: +0752288019
Course titleNational Laparoscopy Hernia Course TEP/TAPP
Course dates05 – 07 February
DirectorDr. Fernando Ruiz Jasbon
VenueKungsbacka Regional Hospital
Tölövägen 3
43440 Kungsbacka, Sweden
Contact person: Dr. Fernando Ruiz Jasbon
Contact email: info
Phone: tel: 46 707564672
Course titleIntroduction in laparoscopic surgery
Course dates23 – 25 February
DirectorDr. Călin Popa
Course website
VenueThe Simulation and Practical Skills Center at the “Iuliu Hatieganu”
University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Marinescu street, no 23, 400337 Cluj-Napoca
Romania
Contact person: Diana Schlanger
Contact email: centrulsergiuduca@gmail.com & secretariat
Phone: +40743300045
Course titleAdvanced Laparoscopy Course
Course dates29 January
DirectorDr. Freek Daams
Course websiteVUMC
VenueAmsterdam Skills Centre
Tafelbergweg 47
1105 BD Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Contact person: Masie Rahimi – Coordinator Laparoscopy Courses
Contact email: a.rahimi@amsterdamumc.nl
Phone: +31623330016

2023

Course titleAdvanced Laparoscopy Course
Course dates20 December
DirectorDr. Freek Daams
Course websiteVUMC
VenueAmsterdam Skills Centre
Tafelbergweg 47
1105 BD Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Contact person: Masie Rahimi – Coordinator Laparoscopy Courses
Contact email: a.rahimi@amsterdamumc.nl
Phone: +31623330016
Course titleMinimally Invasive and Endoluminal Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Advanced Course
Course dates14 – 16 December
DirectorProf. Silvana Perretta
Course websiteIRCAD
VenueIRCAD 
1 Place de l’Hôpital
67000 Strasbourg, France

Contact email: obesity.eits@ircad.fr
Course titleEAES course on suturing in laparoscopic surgery
Course dates01 – 02 December
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
Course websiteAcademia medica
VenueCongress hotel Centrum Košice
Južná trieda 2/A
040 01 Košic, Slovak Republic

Contact e-mail: info@radixmedical.sk
Course titleAdvanced Laparoscopy Course
Course dates01 December
DirectorDr. Freek Daams
Course websiteVUMC
VenueAmsterdam Skills Centre
Tafelbergweg 47
1105 BD Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Contact person: Masie Rahimi – Coordinator Laparoscopy Courses
Contact email: a.rahimi@amsterdamumc.nl
Phone: +31623330016
Course titleAcute care surgery course
Course dates27 – 28 November
DirectorDr. Dorin Eugen Popa
Course website
VenueLinköping University Hospital
Universitetssjukhuset
58185 Linköping
Sweden
Contact person: Dorin Popa
Contact email: popa.dorin.eugen@gmail.com
Course titleEAES course on suturing in laparoscopic surgery
Course dates25 – 26 November
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
Course websiteAcademia medica
VenueHotel Stupka Tále
977 01 Horná Lehota
100 Tále, Slovak Republic

Contact e-mail: info@radixmedical.sk
Course titleBasic Endolaparoscopic skills hands-on course Workshop edition XXIII
Course dates18 – 19 November
DirectorDr. Wlodzimierz D. Majewski
Course websitePUM
VenuePomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland (PMU)
Klonowica st. 50
71-240 Szczecin – Poland

Contact email: sppc@pum.edu.pl; wdmajewski@poczta.wp.pl
Secretary: + 48 605 924 492
Course titleMinimally Invasive Techniques for Hernias – Level 1
Course dates16 – 17 November
DirectorProf. Catalin Copaescu
Course websiteMIT for Hernias-level 1
VenueSurgical Training Institute
85A Niculae Caramfil Street – 014142 Bucharest – Romania
Contact email: office@surgicaltraininginstitute.com
; andreea.constantinescu@surgicaltraininginstitute.com
Course titleAdvanced Laparoscopic Lower GI Surgery Course
Course dates6 – 9 November
DirectorDr. Kenneth Campbell
Course websiteUniversity of Dundee
VenueSurgical Skills Centre, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School,
Dundee, Scotland, UK
Level 5 Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation Ninewells Hospital and Medical School
DD1 9SY Dundee
United Kingdom
Contact email: cscbookings@dundee.ac.uk; s.z.young@dundee.ac.uk
Course titleICG Guided Surgery
Course dates26 – 27 October
DirectorDr. Victor Tomulescu
Course websiteICG Guided Surgery
VenueSurgical Training Institute
85A Niculae Caramfil Street – 014142 Bucharest – Romania
Contact email: office@surgicaltraininginstitute.com; andreea.constantinescu@surgicaltraininginstitute.com
Course titleBasic laparoscopy
Course dates2 – 6 October
DirectorDr. Lubomir Martinek
Course websiteFNO
VenueUniversity Hospital Ostrava, Simulation Centre of the University of Ostrava
17. listopadu 1790/5
708.52 Ostrava, Czech Republic
Contact e-mail: monika.ulmannova@fno.cz; lubomir.martinek@fno.cz
Course TitleBasic Endolaparoscopic skills hands-on course Workshop edition XXII
Course Dates20 – 21 May
DirectorAssoc. Prof. Wlodzimierz D. Majewski MD, PhD
VenuePomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland (PMU)
Klonowica st. 50
71-240 Szczecin – Poland

Course website: https://www.pum.edu.pl/lapworkshop
E-mail: sppc@pum.edu.pl; wdmajewski@poczta.wp.pl
Secretary: + 48 605 924 492
 
Course titleAdvanced Laparoscopy Course
Course Dates5th April & 15th May at the Amsterdam Skills Centre
DirectorDr. Freek Daams
Course websiteclick here
VenueAmsterdam Skills Centre
Tafelbergweg 47
1105 BD Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Contact person: Masie Rahimi – Coordinator Laparoscopy Courses
E-mail: a.rahimi@amsterdamumc.nl
Phone: +31623330016
Course TitleEAES course on basic skills in laparoscopic surgery
Course Dates11 – 13 May
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
VenueKlaipeda University Hospital
Liepojos str. 45
Klaipeda – Lithuania

Course website: Basic skills in laparoscopic surgery
E-mail:  jonas.jurgaitis@outlook.com
Course TitleMinimally Invasive Techniques for Colorectal Pathology
Course Dates05 – 07 April
DirectorDr. Victor Tomulescu 
VenueSurgical Training Institute
85A Niculae Caramfil Street – 014142 Bucharest – Romania
Course website:  Minimally Invasive Techniques for Colorectal Pathology
Contact e-mail: office@surgicaltraininginstitute.com; andreea.constantinescu@surgicaltraininginstitute.com

Course TitleEAES course on basic skills in laparoscopic surgery
Course Dates24 – 25 March
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
VenueHotel Centrum
Južná trieda 2A

Košice – Slovak Republic

Course website: Basic skills in laparoscopic surgery
E-mail: info@academiamedica.sk

Course TitleEmergency surgery course
Course Dates20 – 21 March
DirectorProf Selman Uranüs
VenueMedical University of Graz – Department of surgery
Auenbruggerplatz 5 – A8036 Graz – Austria
Course website: Emergency surgery course
Contact e-mail: office@vcfw.at; rosmarie.suppan@medunigraz.at

Course TitleLaparoscopic suturing – Hands-on workshop
Course Dates10 – 11 March
17 – 18 March
DirectorDr. Călin Popa
Venue“Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy  
23, Marinescu street – Cluj-Napoca – Romania
Course website:   Laparoscopic suturing – Hands-on workshop
Contact e-mail: centrulsergiuduca@gmail.com; calinp2003@yahoo.com

Course TitleMinimally Invasive Techniques for Gynecological Pathology
Course Dates01 – 03 March
DirectorDr. Victor Tomulescu 
VenueSurgical Training Institute
85A Niculae Caramfil Street – 014142 Bucharest – Romania
Course website: Minimally Invasive Techniques for Gynecological Pathology  
Contact e-mail: office@surgicaltraininginstitute.com; andreea.constantinescu@surgicaltraininginstitute.com
Course TitleLaparoscopic Sutures “Boot Camp”
Course Dates02 – 03 March
DirectorProf Nicolò de Manzini
VenueCattinara University Hospital
General Surgery Department
Address: Strada di Fiume 447
34100 Trieste, Italy

Language: Italian – English
E-mail: laparoscopicbootcamp@gmail.com
Phone: +393497226667
Course TitleIntroduction in laparoscopic surgery
Course Dates17 – 19 February
DirectorDr. Călin Popa
Venue“Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy  
23, Marinescu street – Cluj-Napoca – Romania
Course website:  Introduction in laparoscopic surgery 
Contact e-mail: centrulsergiuduca@gmail.com; calinp2003@yahoo.com

Course TitleBasic Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery 
Course Dates30 January – 1 February
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
VenueSurgical Training Institute
85A Niculae Caramfil Street – 014142 Bucharest – Romania
Course website:  Basic Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery
Course e
-mail: office@surgicaltraininginstitute.com; andreea.constantinescu@surgicaltraininginstitute.com

2022

Course TitleAcute care surgery course
Course Dates5 – 6 December
DirectorDr. Dorin Popa
VenueLinköping University Hospital
Universitetssjukhuset
58185 Linköping, Sweden


Language: English
E-mail: contact e-mail

Phone: +46 730 702 892
Course TitleBasic Endolaparoscopic skills hands-on course Workshop edition XXI
Course Dates19 – 20 November
DirectorDr. Wlodzimierz D. Majewski
VenueMedical Simulations Center, Pomeranian Medical University (PMU)
Klonowica st. 50
71-240 Szczecin – Poland

Course website: https://www.pum.edu.pl/lapworkshop
E-mail:
sppc@pum.edu.pl; wdmajewski@poczta.wp.pl
Secretary: + 4891 48 00 951 
 
Course TitleLaparoscopic Sutures “Boot Camp”
Course Dates22 – 23 September
DirectorProf Nicolò de Manzini
VenueTrieste/Cattinara University hospital
Address: Strada di Fiume 447
34100 Trieste, Italy

Language: Italian – English
E-mail: laparoscopicbootcamp@gmail.com

Phone: +393497226667
Course TitleEAES course on suturing in laparoscopic surgery
Course Dates17 – 18 June
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
VenueUniversity of Pavol Jozef Safarik, 1st Department of surgery
Trieda SNP1
04001 Košice – Slovak Republic

Course website: Suturing in laparoscopic surgery
E-mail: info@academiamedica.sk

Course TitleEAES course on basic skills in laparoscopic surgery
Course Dates21 – 22 May
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
VenueHotel Stupka
TáleSlovak Republic

Course website: Basic skills in laparoscopic surgery
E-mail: info@academiamedica.sk

Course TitleBasic Endolaparoscopic skills hands-on course Workshop edition XX
Course Dates14 – 15 May
DirectorDr. Wlodzimierz D. Majewski
VenueMedical Simulations Center, Pomeranian Medical University (PMU)
Klonowica st. 50
71-240 Szczecin – Poland

Course website: https://www.pum.edu.pl/lapworkshop
E-mail:
sppc@pum.edu.pl; wdmajewski@poczta.wp.pl
Secretary: + 4891 48 00 951 
 
Course TitleEAES course on basic skills in laparoscopic surgery
Course Dates13 – 14 May
DirectorDr. Marek Soltés
VenueUniversity of Pavol Jozef Safarik, 1st Department of surgery
Trieda SNP1
04001 Košice – Slovak Republic

Course website: Basic skills in laparoscopic surgery
E-mail: info@academiamedica.sk

Course TitleInnovations in Gynecology hands-on course
Course Dates26 – 27 April
DirectorDr. Ewelina Malanowska
VenueDepartment of Gynecology, PUM’s Independent Public
Clinical Hospital no.1 

Unia Lubelska 1
71-252 Szczecin
Poland

Course website: 
E-mail: sekr.ginuro@spsk1.szn.pl
Phone: +48 91 425 05 41
Course TitleEmergency surgery course (ESC)
Dates21 – 22 March
DirectorProf. Selman Uranüs
Course websitelink
VenueSection for surgical research, Medical University of Graz
Department of surgery
Auenbruggerplatz 29
8036 Graz, Austria
Phone: +43 316 385 81196
Course registration e-mailoffice@vcfw.at
Course TitleBasic Endolaparoscopic skills hands-on course Workshop edition XIX
Course Dates12 – 13 March
DirectorDr. Wlodzimierz D. Majewski
VenueMedical Simulations Center, Pomeranian Medical University (PMU)
Klonowica st. 50
71-240 Szczecin – Poland

Course website: https://www.pum.edu.pl/lapworkshop
Program & registration page: Endolaparoscopic course
E
-mail:
sppc@pum.edu.pl; wdmajewski@poczta.wp.pl
Secretary: + 4891 48 00 951 
 

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