Activity Grants

UEG promotes and funds educational projects in the field of digestive health in our efforts to advance and harmonise the training and continuing education of professionals, and to improve clinical standards and services to reduce health inequalities across Europe.

In line with these efforts UEG’s educational strategy is furthermore based on the competencies outlined in the European specialty training programme and curriculum for gastroenterology and hepatology, the so-called Blue Book.

Which activities does UEG support?

The UEG Activity Grant scheme funds innovative and multidisciplinary educational projects that promote collaboration, interdisciplinarity and modern teaching methods across Europe and which are coordinated by UEG Member Societies and other providers of education in the field of digestive health.

Specific types of supported activities:
•    Live Educational Events
•    Online Courses
•    Standards & Guidelines Initiatives

If you are interested in applying for support, you find all details below.

Apply by April 5, 2019.

  • The project language is English.
  • Applications must be submitted online through the provided form, pdf applications will not be accepted. 
  • Applications and any additional material (documents, reports, etc.) or digital reference stated in applications must be submitted in English.
  • Only complete applications submitted within the deadline and adhering to the conditions set will be accepted for review.
  • Project outcome will be made available for dissemination through UEG communications and publications in coordination with the organiser (e.g. UEG Journal, UEG Week related publications, website, UEG Library, etc.).
  • Initiatives that receive funding from UEG will mention UEG’s sponsoring and endorsement on their website and in other publications referring to the initiative (e.g. course programmes, scientific publications).
  • Final selection of supported programmes will be taken by end of June 2019.

Application for support of Live Educational Events

We fund live educational events organised by UEG Member Societies in 2020. We aim to endorse teaching activities held in Europe and in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea and which teach the management of gastroenterological, pancreatobiliary and hepatic diseases to improve the standard of care. The events shall be collaborative and interdisciplinary, use best educational practice, promote equality regarding gender, and nationality, and support less prosperous countries in Europe.

To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and carefully read the criteria for applicants and selection process
  2. Download and complete the application form
  3. Download and complete the budget template
  4. Prepare the LEE’s detailed programme incl. location, date, timing of lectures and faculty
  5. Download guidance for the collaboration letter and collect signed statements from participating societies & partners
  6. Submit the completed forms via the online application below.

Please sign in to your myUEG account to submit your application.

We fund the development and publication of 1-hour online courses produced by a UEG Member Society or an individual endorsed by a UEG Member Society. The online courses should teach or underpin the management of gastroenterological, pancreatobiliary and hepatic diseases to improve the standard of care. 

We welcome applications to produce online courses that are innovative, didactic and fulfil the specific educational needs of the target audience. Check out existing online courses

To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and carefully read the criteria for applicants and selection process
  2. Download and carefully read the UEG help manual on How to produce an online course
  3. Download and carefully read the permission for publication
  4. Download and complete the application form
  5. Download and complete the budget template
  6. Prepare CVs of the lead author and co-author(s)
  7. In case of an application submitted by an individual, collect endorsement letter(s) from UEG Member Society(ies)
  8. Submit the completed forms via the online application below.

Please sign in to your myUEG account to submit your application.

Application for support of Standards & Guidelines Initiatives

We fund 2 types of initiatives:

  • Type A: Dissemination of existing guidelines and standards included in the UEG Standards & Guidelines Repository
  • Type B: Development of new clinical practice guidelines in selected areas

Initiatives are coordinated by UEG Member Societies. In the selection of initiatives that will be funded, a particular focus is set on supporting underserved areas in digestive health and on fostering standardisation of care in underprivileged regions.

To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and carefully read the criteria for applicants and selection process for Type A and B
  2. Download and complete the respective application form (application form Type A – Dissemination of existing clinical practice guidelines and standards or application form Type B – Development of new clinical practice guidelines)
  3. Download and complete the budget template
  4. Prepare a Gantt chart
  5. Collect signed statements from participating societies & partners
  6. Submit the completed forms via the online application below.

Please sign in to your myUEG account to submit your application.

UEG - United European Gastroenterology
Wilma Hofer
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