ESGO-SERGS Advanced Course in Robotic Gynaecological Oncology Surgery


» An Exclusive Robotic Surgery Course in Gynaecological Oncology

The course is organized by ESGO in collaboration with SERGS, the Society of European Robotic Gynaecological Surgery.



The course aims to improve the knowledge and skills of surgeons on procedures in gynaecologic cancer by robotic approach.

Target audience

The ideal profile of the course candidate is a robotic surgeon with advanced experience in robotic surgery that meets the following requirements:

  • Has performed at least 50 robotic cases in Gynaecological Oncology (console surgeons)
  • A member of an active robotic program at his/her hospital
  • Fluent in English

Teaching Format

The robotic course is a 2 day workshop in Robotic Surgery, offering candidates a unique opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills, including:

  • Advanced Theoretical Lectures and Tutorial Videos.
  • Training on Da Vinci Xi. Simulation, virtual surgery.
  • Hands-on Training on live tissue - Animal Model.
  • Dissection on Cadaveric Model.

Advanced programme will include following procedures:

  • Pelvic and para aortic lymph node dissection trans and retroperitoneal approach
  • Sentinel lymph node dissection with icg
  • Radical hysterectomy
  • Specific benefits of robotic approach in gynaecologic oncology

Participation is compulsory throughout the course. The course will be conducted entirely in English.

Scientific Programme

» Please check the preliminary Scientific Programme

Chairs & Faculty

Marc Barahona Orpinell


Bellvitge Hospital Barcelona, Spain

Francesco Fanfani


Policlinico A. Gemelli IRCCS, Italy


Fabrice Lecuru


Institut Curie, France


Marielle Nobbenhuis


The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom


Attendance to the course is limited to 9 participants.

Applications will be selected based on the documents providedwith respect to geographical balance of countries and regions as well as the level of experience judged by the committee.

The participants will be selected by the joint committee of ESGO and SERGS.



The candidates are required to send us following application documents:

  • Short CV
  • Motivation letter describing incentives for attending the event
  • Provide number of robotic surgeries you've performed

Please send the application documents via email to

View the ESGO membership renewals and application.


Course package fee

Individual registration – ESGO/SERGS member  950 EUR
Individual registration – Non-member  1.700 EUR


Fee includes:

  • Admission fee to the course
  • Accommodation for up to 2 nights in a single room, in a standard hotel in the vicinity of the course venue in Strasbourg
  • Coffee breaks, lunches and scientific dinner on 6th November


Cancelation and Refund Policy
Before September 5th, 2023   Refund of 50%
Starting September 6th, 2023   Non-Refundable

General Information


IRCAD MIS training center

1 Pl. de l'Hôpital
67000 Strasbourg

Hilton Strasbourg

1 Av. Herrenschmidt
67000 Strasbourg

Certificate of attendance

Participants will be asked to fill in an online evaluation form shortly after the course. Providing the feedback is mandatory to obtain a course certificate of attendance and we thank you for your cooperation in advance.


In registering for the course participants agree that the organizer is not responsible for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants are requested to arrange their own travel and health insurance. The organizer cannot assume liability for changes in the program due to external circumstances.

Course Secretariat

For more information and the status of your application, please contact us at

Travel & Accommodation


Transfer from Hilton hotel to IRCAD training center each morning on 6th and 7th is organized. The meeting point is at the hotel reception at 8:30am (6th) and 8:00am (7th).

Transfer from IRCAD training center back to the Hilton hotel after the course on 6th and 7th is organized as well.

Other individual transfers (from/to the airport) are responsibility of the attendees.



Accommodation for up to 2 nights in a single room in Strasbourg, France, in a standard hotel in the vicinity of the course venue will be arranged by ESGO.

Hilton Strasbourg

1 Av. Herrenschmidt
67000 Strasbourg