7th June 2023

Application is Now Closed | ESGE-YEP Exchange Programme 2023

Dear friends and colleagues,

The YEP Exchange application is now closed,
and we, at ESGE, would like to express our gratitude for your participation in
the YEP Exchange Programme application for this year.
By the end of this week, you will receive a notification regarding the status of your application.

We are delighted to announce and welcome you to the 2023 ESGE-YEP Exchange Programme in Belgium, taking place from 27th to 29th September 2023.
This year, the selected participants will have the opportunity to experience the Exchange in various Belgian cities, immersing themselves in the medical expertise that Belgium 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 32nd 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, promote training and encourage research and exchange of information in gynaecological endoscopy

Application YEP Exchange

Application for the YEP Exchange is now closed.
We can host one trainee from each YEP member country on the ESGE-YEP Exchange from 27th to 29th September 2023.
For any inquiries and further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at

The registration fee for selected Exchangee 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

Belgium has been selected to host the 2023 ESGE-YEP Exchange Programme, dedicated to advancing knowledge in the field of gynaecological endoscopy. Renowned for its exceptional contributions to medical science and education, Belgium stands as a beacon of excellence for professionals and scientists in this specialised field.
Situated between France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and the North Sea, Belgium is home to a vibrant medical community that has contributed to numerous breakthroughs in the field of gynaecological endoscopy.
During your time in Belgium, you will have the unique opportunity to engage with distinguished experts and researchers in gynaecological endoscopy. The host cities, including Brussels, Liège, Leuven, Ghent, Genk, 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, Belgium invites you to experience its rich cultural heritage and warm hospitality. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of historical landmarks, the charming ambiance of medieval towns, and enjoy the local cuisine that has earned global acclaim. From architectural marvels to renowned art museums, Belgium’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 (26th September) and stay until Friday 30th of September 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 32nd Annual Congress 2023

All the Exchangees are welcome to join the Sessions designed for young doctors on Sunday the 1st of October during the ESGE 32nd Annual Congress, taking place in the Brussels Expo.



We are happy to host one trainee from each YEP member country on the ESGE-YEP Exchange from 27th till 29th of September 2023. 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, Accomodation, Visa (if applicable), food and beverage; at cost of the Exchangee


From 27th September 2023 to 29th October 2023.

Centers for the Exchange Programme

Brussels (CHU Brugmann Brussels)
Brussels (CHU St Pierre Brussels)
Genk (ZOL Genk – Life Expert Centre)
Ghent (UZ Ghent)
Leuven (UZ Leuven)
Liege (CHU Citadelle Liège)
Liege (CHU Liège)
Lille (Hopital privé le Bois Groupe Ramsay I Lille Métrople )


Brussels, Leuven, Genk, and Liège (estimated cost between €80 – €120 per night).  

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

More info click below

For further insights into the participants of past YEP Exchange programs, click the link below