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An exciting opportunity for ESID Juniors - Registrations are now open for the ESID 2024 Summer School!

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Accelerate your career in PID!

Join us at the ESID 2024 Summer School for an immersive and insightful workshop designed to enhance your ability to screen, diagnose, and treat PID patients!

If you are inspired by a career in the field of primary immunodeficiencies, whether in the clinic, the lab, or a combination, this will be an excellent opportunity to update your knowledge, hear about the latest diagnostic tools, and learn from leaders in the field who see and manage patients with the whole spectrum of primary immunodeficiency, while also networking and socialising with your colleagues.

Dates & Venue

The ESID Summer School 2024 will take place from 30th May to 2nd June 2024 in Hotel Playafels (Playa Ribera de San Pedro, 1-9, Carrer Ribera de Sant Pere, 1-9, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, SPAIN).


The faculty will be headed by Clara Franco-Jarava​ and Antonio Marzollo, Chairs of Education and Juniors Working Parties.

Already confirmed faculty members include:

  • Fabio Candotti – Lausanne University Hospital Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Luigi Notarangelo – National Institute of Health Bethesda Maryland (USA)
  • Despina Moshous - Hôpital Necker- Enfants Malades, Paris (France)
  • Emma Morris – University College London Hospital & Royal Free Hospital, London (UK)
  • Filomeen Haerynck - Universitair Ziekenhuis Ghent (Belgium)
  • Victoria Dimitriades – University Davis California (USA)
  • Pere Soler Palacin - Hospital Universitario Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona (Spain)
  • Boris Karanovic - University Hospital Center Zagreb (Croatia)
  • Peter Olbrich – Hospital Virgen del Rocío, Seville (Spain)
  • Antonio Marzollo – Padova Hospital, Padua (Italy)
  • Clara Franco Jarava – Hospital Universitario Joan XXIII, Tarragona (Spain)


Please find here the complete programme of the 2024 Summer School.

Online Applications

The ESID Education WP will select 25 Junior members based on their past and present work in PID, their future career development in the field and their involvement in ESID activities. For successful applicants, ESID will cover accommodation and meals. Travel and personal expenses are not covered.


Applicants will receive a confirmation email after sending their application, and will be notified about the outcome of their applications by email.

A limited number of travel grants will be available. Please indicate in the Application form if you would like to apply for a travel grant and complete the related section.


  • Be an ESID junior member with an active membership in the membership cycle 2022/2023.
  • Preference will be given to candidates training for PID who have not yet attended a Summer School in Australia/USA/EU.
  • Documents:
    • Personalized letter of support from your Head of Department or similar (please note that we only accept 1 application per head of department). All applications supported by 1 same person will be rejected.
    • Case of PID (or suspected PID), which you would like to present at the ESID Summer School. The case should be educational and not just “tricky” (max. 3 PowerPoint slides in a PDF format).
    • Curriculum Vitae.
    • Completed Application form: Please download the Application form.


Please combine all required documents - CV, Personalized letter of support, Case of PID and Application form into 1 single PDF document and submit it before the deadline 31 January deadline to .

If you want to know more, you can visit this page for 2023 Summer School programme, feedback and report.

We look forward to your applications!

ESID Education & ESID Juniors Working Parties