Federation Structure

Organisational Structure

UEG consisting of 16 Ordinary Member Societies and 46 National Societies is a vibrant organisation that constantly adapts to the changing requirements of scientific research and health care. 

It ensures that all UEG Specialist- and National Member Societies are represented appropriately. Each Society sends representatives to the General Assembly, the highest organ of UEG. The assembly elects the Council and Executive Committee (consisting of President and President-Elect, Secretary General and Treasurer). These two bodies run and manage UEG's business.

UEG organisation chart

UEG, a non-profit organisation

All officers of UEG, regardless of position, provide their effort and time on a complete voluntary basis, thus making UEG a non-profit organisation concerned solely with the well-being of patients. 
To assist them with their tasks the UEG Secretariat manages all the daily activities of UEG, from running the educational programme to organising the annual congress with the support of a PCO. 

Guidelines for membership in UEG committees

The committee structure of UEG enables interested volunteers to play an active role in shaping current and future UEG initiatives and thereby helping advance gastroenterological care in Europe and beyond. Each committee was assigned a set of responsibilities and tasks associated with the different activities of UEG.

Have a look at our guidelines for becoming members of UEG committees to be informed about the various opportunities of advancing European Gastroenterology together with UEG.
Learn more about

  • minimum requirements for membership in a UEG committee
  • processes to become a UEG committee member
  • benefits and implications for membership in a UEG committee

Download the complete guidelines for membership in UEG committtees

Awards & Grants

Research Prize

We award € 100.000 annually for excellence in basic science, translational or clinical research. 
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UEG Journal

Submit your papers

The Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jan Tack is seeking papers for the upcoming issues of the UEG Journal.
How to submit

UEG Week Vienna

Register for UEG Week

Registration for UEG Week Vienna 2014 is open. Benefit from the reduced registration fees until May 15.
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