2014 ESH Hypertension Summer School

2014 ESH Hypertension Summer School


20-26 September, 2014 – Varna, Bulgaria

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, 2014.

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:

Dr Yoto Yotov
University Hospital Santa Marina
e-mail: y_yotov@yahoo.com

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
Email: renata.cifkova@ftn.cz

  •   Recent Summer Schools



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The ESH 2013 Summer School was held recently in Portugal. The aim of the Summer Schools is to create a hypertension network among young European and non-European fellows, who are the next generation of hypertension clinicians, to facilitate collaborative research around the world .

Watch the video of the 2013 Summer School.

  •   History of ESH Summer Schools
Year Country City Director
1999 Germany Berlin Hermann Haller
2000 Czech Republic Senohraby off Prague Renata Cifkova
2001 Poland Gdansk Krzysztof Narkiewicz
2002 United Kingdom Glasgow Anna Dominiczak
2003 Sweden Ystad Peter Nilsson
2004 Italy Brescia Enrico Agabiti Rosei
2005 Hungary Visegrad Csaba Farsang
2006 Spain Valencia Josep Redon
2007 Greece Olympia Athanasios Manolis
2008 France Grenoble Jean-Michel Mallion
2009 Slovakia Smolenice Igor Riecansky
2010 Croatia Rovinj Bojan Jelakovic
2011 Spain Barcelona Antonio Coca
2012 Ireland Dublin Alice Stanton
2013 Portugal Porto Fernando Pinto
2014 Bulgaria Varna Yoto Yotov



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