ESU Courses

From the newest updates in urology, practical insights, core theoretical knowledge to best practices, the course programme of the European School of Urology (ESU) at the 35th Annual EAU Congress in Amsterdam will this year encompass the full breadth of urology, providing expert knowledge and in-depth views on major topics and procedures.

The ESU aims to not only offer the insights of experienced mentors and faculty, but also ensure participants will get, first-hand, the best practices that are vital in offering optimal care to patients. Below you will find 56 courses in 17 areas of urology which can be followed for Continuing Medical Education (CME); areas ranging from Female Urology, Infections, Stones, Trauma, and Male LUTS to onco-urology to paediatric urology.

When you click on a course you are interested in, you will be redirected to the scientific programme, where the timing and location of the course are indicated. To get the complete course information, please click here on the course again.



Andrology and infertility update
Chair: W. Aulitzky, Vienna (AT)
A. Salonia, Milan (IT)
J.I. Martinez Salamanca, Madrid (ES)

Female urology

Surgical management of prolapse and urinary incontinence/female pelvic floor disorders
Chair: H. Hashim, Bristol (GB)
D. Pushkar, Moscow (RU)
T.J. Greenwell, London (GB)

General urology

Ultrasound in urology
Chair: T. Loch, Flensburg (DE)
A. Galosi, Fermo (IT)
M. Ritter, Bonn (DE)

Practical aspects of cancer pathology for urologists. The 2021 WHO novelties
Chair: E. Comperat, Vienna (AT)
F. Algaba, Barcelona (ES)

Kidney transplantation

Renal transplantation: Technical aspects, diagnosis and management of early and late urological complications
Chair: F.J. Burgos Revilla, Madrid (ES)
A. Breda, Barcelona (ES)
A.J. Figueiredo (PT)


Management of lower urinary tract dysfunction and BPO: From urodynamics to medical and surgical treatment
Chair: P. Abrams, Bristol (GB)
R. Bosch, Utrecht (NL)
C. Gratzke, Freiburg (DE)
T.R.W. Herrmann, Frauenfeld (CH)

Prostate cancer

Recent advances in robotic urology of the prostate
Chair: P. Dasgupta, London (GB)

Prostate cancer screening and active surveillance – Where are we now?
Chair: A. Zlotta, Toronto (CA)
S. Carlsson, New York (US)
M. Eklund, Stockholm (SE)

Prostate cancer imaging and biopsy
Chair: J. Walz, Marseille (FR)
P. Hammerer, Braunschweig (DE)
C. Moore, London (GB)
G. Villeirs, Ghent (BE)

Metastatic prostate cancer: Systemic treatments and options of local treatment in case of oligometastatic disease
Chair: S. Joniau, Leuven (BE)
A. Briganti, Milan (IT)
C. Evans, Sacramento (US)

Renal tumours

Robotic surgery and ablative treatment of renal tumours
Chair: A. Mottrie, Aalst (BE)
N. Buffi, Milan (IT)
B. Challacombe, London (GB)
F. Keeley, Bristol (GB)


Urinary tract and genital trauma
Chair: N. Kitrey, Ramat Gan (IL)
D. Sharma, London (GB)

Urethral strictures

Advanced course on urethral stricture surgery
Chair: R. Inman, Sheffield (GB)
L. Martínez Piñeiro, Madrid (ES)
P. Nyirády, Budapest (HU)


Percutaneous nephrolithotripsy and advanced endourology for large and complex urolithiasis
Chair: E. Liatsikos, Patras (GR)
C.M. Scoffone, Turin (IT)
T. Knoll, Sindelfingen (DE)
G. Kamphuis, Amsterdam (NL)

Flexible ureterorenoscopy and retrograde intrarenal surgery: Instrumentation, technique, tips, tricks and indications
Chair: O. Traxer, Paris (FR)
P.J.S. Osther, Fredericia (DK)
E. Emiliani, Barcelona (ES)
S. Doizi, Paris (FR)

Metabolic workup and non-surgical management of urinary stone disease
Chair: T. Tailly, Ghent (BE)
A. Skolarikos, Athens (GR)
O. Wiseman, Cambridge (GB)

Urological surgery

Surgical anatomy and practical tips for pelvic minimally invasive surgery
Chair: J-U. Stolzenburg, Leipzig (DE)
R. Issa, London (GB)
H.A.R. Qazi, London (GB)

Prosthetic surgery in urology
Chair: A. Muneer, London (GB)
D.J. Ralph, London (GB)

Laparoscopy for beginners
Chair: X. Cathelineau, Paris (FR)
T. Ribeiro de Oliveira, Lisbon (PT)
B. Somani, Southampton (GB)

Urothelial tumours

Practical management of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC)
J.A. Witjes, Nijmegen (NL)
J. Palou, Barcelona (ES)
M. Babjuk, Prague (CZ)

Clinical and surgical management of upper tract tumours
Chair: S. Shariat, Vienna (AT)
M. Rouprêt, Paris (FR)
P. Gontero, Turin (IT)

Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy: Intracorporeal urinary diversions and nerve-sparing techniques. Surgical tricks and management of complications
Chair: P. Wiklund, Stockholm (SE)
A. Minervini, Florence (IT)
C. Wijburg, Arnhem (NL)

Management and outcome in invasive and locally advanced bladder cancer
Chair: B. Malavaud, Toulouse (FR)
M. Burger, Regensburg (DE)
J. Gschwend, Munich (DE)