The European Society For Paediatric Infectious Diseases

ESPID promotes excellence in paediatric infectious diseases and child health.

Our community forms the basis for European investigators interested in infectious diseases in children and infection prevention in childhood.

We invite you to join our community and change the lives of children!

Get Active in ESPID

Build your career, take your research to the next level and improve your clinical practice throughout the year with these ESPID opportunities.

Annual Meeting

Get inspired, build your network, make a difference!

The ESPID Annual Meeting is your meeting to update your knowledge and advance the community's. We invite you to attend and take an active role.

Access the ESPID 2020 Virtual Meeting content until 29 January.


Learn from the experts by re-watching the lectures from the Annual ESPID Meeting.

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Online Courses

Learn in depth about antibiotic management, childhood vaccinations and more.

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Case Rounds

Enhance your diagnostic skills for clinically challenging infection cases.

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The Quiz

Stay up-to-date with articles of interest in infectious diseases.

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ESPID Education

This is your one stop educational website on Paediatric Infectious Diseases. And it's free for members!

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Access the Research Network

ESPID's PID research network is a way to find peers with similar research interests. Add yourself to the network by editing your member profile.

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Latest News

Walter Marget Workshop Keynote Lectures 2021

The Walter Marget Keynote Lectures held just prior to the ESPID 2021 Annual Conference are now available to all ESPID members. The 4 lectures topics are:

Brain Infections: Dr Rachel Kneen

Congenital Infections: Prof. David Kimberlin

Antimicrobial & Diangostic Stewarship: Dr Julia Bielicki

COVID Related Dilemmas: Dr Liz Whittaker

They can be viewed on the ESPID Education page on the website under Annual Meetings

22nd Advanced Course of Vaccinology ADVAC 2022 FRANCE

The 22nd ADVAC will take at Les Pensières, Annecy, France from 9 to 20 May 2022.

Registration for the Course will open from 1 July 2021 with a closing date of 15 November 2021

ESPID are delighted to offer support to attend the ADVAC course, please note there are only 2 members who will be selected and awarded support based on good standing members points.For more information, Click here

Group B Strep info translated into 14 NEW languages

 “Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in pregnancy and newborn babies”  leaflet has been translated from English into 14 languages. The leaflets are now available in:

 Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Hebrew, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Urdu and Welsh.

The leaflets are free to download and print from  


Oberarztstelle 50% Abteilung P├Ądiatrische Infektiologie und Vakzinologie am UKBB ab 1. November 2021

 Am Universitäts-Kinderspital beider Basel (UKBB), Basel, Schweiz, wird ab 1. November 2021 eine Oberarztstelle (50% Pensum) im Team der Pädiatrischen Infektiologie und Vakzinologie frei.


Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst Supervision der WeiterbildungsassistentIn mit infektiologischen Konsilen für ambulante und stationäre Patienten am UKBB sowie Telefonkonsile.

Fragestellungen der Spitalhygiene und Migrationsmedizin gehören ebenfalls zum Aufgabengebiet des pädiatrischen Infektiologie-Teams (100% Assistenzarzt-Stelle, 180% Leitende Arzt-/Oberarzt-Stellen auf 4 Personen aufgeteilt) am UKBB.

Ferner ist die proportionale Beteiligung an Wochenend-, Feiertags- und Nachtdienst der Allgemeinen Pädiatrie vorgesehen. Die infektiologische Rufbereitschaft nachts (17.00-08.00 Uhr und 24h an Wochenenden) wird von den 4 Leitenden/Oberärztinnen/-ärzten des pädiatrischen Infektiologie-Teams gedeckt.


Von der Kandidatin/dem Kandidaten erwarten wir

·        FMH Titel Infektiologie oder äquivalente Qualifikation,

·        mehrjährige Erfahrung in der Pädiatrischen Infektiologie,

·        Interesse an wissenschaftlichen Fragestellungen  

·        hoher Einsatzwillen und Flexibilität,

·        Teamfähigkeit und Kontaktfreudigkeit sowie

·        fliessende Sprachkenntnisse in Deutsch und Englisch.


Bewerbungen (pdf File mit den üblichen Unterlagen einschliesslich Motivationsschreiben) senden Sie bitte bis spätestens 30. Juni 2021 per E-Mail an den Leiter der Abteilung:

ESPID Membership

Amazing benefits such as Meeting discounts, online learning and journal access.