7-13 September 2018, Les Diablerets, Switzerland

Who Should Attend?

Younger candidates strongly devoted to hypertension coming both from basic research and clinical practice.

Although there is no specific age limit, candidates below the age of 40 should be preferred.

Please note the ESH Summer School is a once-in-a-lifetime event, which means each participant can attend the course only once in his/her life.

Topics to be covered:

  • Basic research
  • Clinical areas


Hypertension Summer School brings together a truly international faculty, offering the unique opportunity to expose the fellows to a number of excellent local speakers.


  • Covered by the ESH: accommodation and travel costs of the faculty; the attendees’ accommodation and meals
  • Covered by National Societies of Hypertension: attendees’ travel costs.

Travel grants will be provided by the ESH for countries facing economic hardship.

How to Apply

At least two candidates from each country (bigger countries may send more than two applications) should be nominated by National Societies of Hypertension in Europe and submitted by May 15, 2018.

The nomination should include a brief CV of the applicant including their contact details. Each National Society of Hypertension will be informed about the selection of candidates in June.

Contacts of the local organizer:

Prof. Michel Burnier
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
University Hospital of Lausanne
Rue du Bugnon 17
1011 Lausanne, Switzerland

All enquiries should be sent to:

Prof. Renta Cífková
Secretary ESH Educational Activities Committee
Department Preventive Cardiology (G6 Building)
Thomayer University Hospital
Vídeňská 800 140 59
Prague 4 Czech Republic
Phone: +420 2 6108 3694
Fax: +420 2 6108 3821