18th April 2024

Application is Now OPEN| ESGE-YEP Exchange Programme 2024 | Marseille, France

Dear friends and colleagues,

We are delighted to announce and welcome you to the ESGE-YEP Exchange Programme in Marseille, France taking place from 23rd to 25th October 2024.
This year, the selected participants will have the opportunity to experience the Exchange in various French cities, immersing themselves in the medical expertise that France has to offer, while also taking the opportunity to take in the rich culture and history.

This exchange will serve as a valuable prelude to the upcoming ESGE 33rd Annual Congress (attendance at the ESGE Congress is mandatory for those selected for the YEP-Exchange)
The ESGE-YEP Exchange brings together trainees from around Europe to improve standards, encourage research and promote training and exchange of information in gynaecological endoscopy.

Application YEP Exchange

Application for the YEP Exchange is now open.
We can host one trainee from each YEP member country during the ESGE-YEP Exchange from 23rd to 25th October 2024.
For any inquiries and further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at

The registration fee for the selected Exchangees is €150 per person* (to be paid via bank transfer upon selection). Please note that flights, accommodation, visa (if applicable), food, and beverage expenses will be borne by the Exchangee.

Host Country

France has been selected to host the ESGE-YEP Exchange Programme 2024, dedicated to advancing knowledge in the field of gynaecological endoscopy. Renowned for its exceptional contributions to medical science and education, France stands as a beacon of excellence for professionals and scientists in this specialised field.
France is home to a vibrant medical community and has contributed to numerous breakthroughs and innovations in the field of gynaecological endoscopy, following the inception of laparoscopy in Clermont-Ferrand more than 30 years ago.
During your time in France, you will have the unique opportunity to engage with distinguished experts and researchers in gynaecological endoscopy. The host cities, including Paris, Marseille, Lille, Nimes, Reims, Angers, Nice, Rouen, St. Etienne, Limoges, and Clermont-Ferrand, serve as hubs of medical excellence, housing world-renowned universities, research institutions, and specialised clinics. These vibrant cities offer a conducive environment for scientific discourse and collaboration, allowing you to expand your network and foster meaningful professional connections.
In addition to the academic pursuits, France invites you to experience its renowned cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of historical landmarks, and of course enjoy French cuisine and wines. From architectural marvels to renowned art museums, France’s cultural tapestry will enrich your stay and offer a well-rounded experience beyond the scientific realm.

ESGE-YEP Exchange Programme

The ‘Exchangees’ are encouraged to arrive on Tuesday evening (22nd October) and stay until Friday 25th of October in their host hospital. During the working hours, the ‘Exchangees’ will be in the hospital with their contact person. After the hospital’s hours, the social programme will include sightseeing tours, integration in the city culture and lifestyle, enjoying daily life, etc. The scope and type of the social programme might vary from city to city. 

ESGE 33rd Annual Congress 2024

All the Exchangees are welcome to join the Sessions designed for young doctors on Sunday the 27th of October during the ESGE 33rd Annual Congress.



We are happy to host one trainee from each YEP member country on the ESGE-YEP Exchange from 23rd till 25th of October 2024. For any inquiries, feel free to contact

*Participation in the exchange programme is exclusively reserved for registered congress participants.


The registration price for the selected ESGE-YEP Exchangee is €150 per Exchangee* *Flights, Accommodation, Visa (if applicable), food and beverage; at cost of the Exchangee


From 23rd to 25th October 2024.


Conception hospital (University hospital – Marseille)

Responsible Person: Prof Agostini

HPP – Provence Private Hospital (Marseille)

Responsible Person: Dr Estrade

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CHU of Nîmes

Responsible Person: Prof De Tayrac

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CHU of Reims

Responsible Person: Prof Graesslin

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Hôpital privé Le Bois (Lille)

Responsible Person: Prof Collinet

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CHU of Angers

Responsible Person: Dr Loury

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CHU of Nice

Responsible Person: Prof Delotte

CHU of Lille

Responsible Person: Dr Lallemant

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CHU of Limoges

Responsible Person: Prof Gauthier

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CHU of Rouen

Responsible Person: Dr Crochet

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CHU of Saint Etienne

Responsible Person: Prof Chauleur

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CHU of Clermont-Ferrand

Responsible Person: Prof Rabischong

APHP Béclère (Paris)

Responsible Person: Prof Deffieux

APHP Bichat (Paris)

Responsible Person: Prof Koskas

CHU of Lyon

Responsible Person: Prof Dubernard, Dr Nguyen Ba

Institution website:


Estimated cost between €80 – €120 per night.  

Don’t miss the opportunity to become part of the ESGE Young Doctors Community!


ESGE-YEP Exchange Programme Marseille | France 2024

Registration: we can host one trainee from each YEP member country on the ESGE-YEP Exchange from 23rd till 25th of October 2024. For any inquiries, please send an e-mail to The deadline to apply for the ESGE YEP Exchange is 19th July 2024. Price €150 per selected Exchangee* (to be paid via bank transfer upon selection for the exchange place). *Flights, Accommodation, Visa (if applicable), food and beverage; at cost of the Exchangee.

  • City of Preference for Exchange

    * CHU: University Hospital * Please choose the institution/city that carries your preference, but if number of requests exceeds number of places available, the YEP Exchange Committee reserve the right to allocate you to another institution/city
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