The European School of Neonatology (ESN)

Improving professional neonatal care in Europe and beyond

About the ESN

The European School of Neonatology (ESN) represents the educational arm of the European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR).

As a not-for-profit organisation, it offers:

  • A clinically-integrated Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Neonatology;
  • An academic Master of Science (MSc) in Neonatology, in collaboration with the University of Southampton;
  • Dedicated Special Courses & Training; 
  • The free lecture series 'Perspectives on Effective Neonatology'.
  • Tune in to the latest Edition of the ESN Podcast 'Neonatology Now'

    The European School of Neonatology (ESN) is thrilled to announce our new podcast, "Neonatology Now: Expert Discussions with the ESN"! Get ready to dive into the world of perinatal medicine and join our host Prof Mario Rüdiger as he interviews world-renowned experts in the field each month.

    >>Click here to listen to the latest episodes of 'Neonatology Now' and tune in for fascinating insights and cutting-edge discussions!

Our Mission

The European School of Neonatology (ESN) equips medical professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, competences, and attitudes required to practise high-quality neonatal medicine tailored to their local clinical setting. Taking into account principles of evidence-based medicine, ESN programming joins theory and practice so that medical professionals can effectively practise Neonatology at all levels of care.

ESPR Research Grant Programme

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Why join the ESPR

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Neonatal Online Training & Education - the ESPR's M.Sc. Programme

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