This course aims at delivering up-to-date knowledge on hereditary cancer to clinical and molecular geneticists in training or certified. It creates the best opportunity for interaction and discussion with experts from all over Europe, in the fabulous environment of Bertinoro, the headquarters of the ESHG sponsored courses. The faculty combines experts from many fields of cancer genetics known for their didactic skills. Participants are encouraged to present a clinical or genetic case in a Poster format for on-site discussion. Prizes will be awarded for best presentations.

The University Residential Centre of Bertinoro is located on one of the hilltops of the Romagna area, between the cities of Forlì and Cesena (See Google Maps:

REGISTRATION will be available soon

The Registration fee includes tuition, course material, accommodation in double room for three nights, lunches, coffee breaks, dinners and transportation from Bologna airport to Bertinoro. ACCOMMODATION
You’ll be staying at the Course Venue or in nearby hotels.
If you are planning to travel with a companion who will not be attending the course, please contact


Shuttle buses will be scheduled to depart from the G. Marconi international airport in Bologna as well as from Bologna bus station, which is located near the central train station.

Shuttle timetable TBD.
Fellowships will cover both registration fee and accommodation. Applicants for fellowships should submit their request together with a copy of their CV, a reference letter, and a motivation letter to

Deadline for sending fellowship applications: TBD

Poster submissions: 

Deadline for sending Abstracts for posters: TBD. Please send your abstract to
All participants are encouraged to present a poster (to be printed in advance). All abstracts will be accepted. The usable surface of the poster board will be 90 cm width x 150 cm heigh (approx. 35 x 59 inches).

Some useful links:

Bologna airport (the nearest one to the course venue):;

Bologna train station: 

Bologna bus station:

How to reach the course venue: