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

Clinical Research Fellow Vacancy - LONDON UK

Infection and Immunity Research Institute


£34,466 to £42,969 plus London Allowance of £2,162


Fixed Term for a period of a year

Opening Date: 

Monday 24 May 2021

Closing Date: 

Sunday 20 June 2021

Interview Date: 

To be confirmed



This is an exciting opportunity for a research fellow to take part in the wide range of ongoing research activity primarily working with COVID19 vaccine trials run by the St George’s Vaccine Institute and the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group (PIDRG), for further information about this position and to apply, visit contact Professor Paul Heath on 020 87255980 or by email


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:

IIC 2021

Hot Topics in Infection & Immunity (IIC) 2nd July 2021

This year, for the first time, IIC will be held as a virtual course, and a one-day intensive event is planned. While they encourage delegates to attend as much as possible of the day 'live', recordings of talks will be available for at least six months after the event (subject to speakers' permission).

Registration fees have been kept at a minimum (£100 for ESPID members / £50 for LMIC).

Find out more on the course website at or get in touch with email

Preliminary programme can be found here

ESPID Online Wiser Immuniser Course 2021

We are delighted to announce the relaunching of the Wiser Immuniser course on the ESPID Education site. The modules of the course have been written by world-experts in the field of vaccinology.

The course now has been extensively reviewed and updated by ESPID and WHO experts. We like to take this opportunity to thank all authors who participated in the reviewing process.

The course is freely available at no cost to ESPID members. It is self-paced so you may start and finish at a time that is convenient to you.  

We hope that this is a useful learning resource for you.

To access ESPID Education simply visit the site here. Not yet an ESPID member? click here

ESPID Membership

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