The IPNA-ESPN Master for Junior Classes is a teaching course which covers the whole of the paediatric nephrology curriculum over a 3 year cycle. It takes place in the two days running up to the annual ESPN or IPNA conference. Around 70 places are available. It is open to junior doctors annually on a first-takes place annually. More information about applying is available here.

Next IPNA-ESPN Master for Junior Classes: 14-15 September 2020

We are proud to announce that the First IPNA – ESPN Master for Junior Classes, third cycle, will be held in Ljubljana-Slovenia on 14-15 September 2020, just before the 52nd ESPN congress. This course will be specially dedicated to fluid and electrolyte disorders, imaging in paediatric nephrology, CAKUT, UTI, voiding dysfunction and genetic diseases of the kidney.

This IPNA-ESPN educational program is especially dedicated to paediatric residents, paediatricians with a special interest in nephrology, fellows in paediatric nephrology and young paediatric nephrologists. The whole program includes three meetings in three consecutive years. Full attendance will lead to the achievement of the IPNA-ESPN Master. A CME certificate will be distributed after this meeting, also for the ones not able to complete the whole cycle.

The scientific program is now available on the ESPN 2020 website.

This is a new educational offer. Don’t miss it!

We will accept up to 50 applications. ESPN membership is mandatory.

For application procedure, please send your short CV (birthday mandatory) to Prof. Rezan Topaloglu ( or Dr. Ana Teixeira (

Deadline for applications – 10 May 2020

With our best regards,

Prof. Rezan Topaloglu (ESPN President)

Prof. Elena Levtchenko (ESPN Education Committee)

Prof. Kim Yap (IPNA President)

Dr. Ana Teixeira (Junior Represent for ESPN)

Previous ESPN-IPNA Master for Junior Classes cycles