Early registration deadline extende

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, ESP and IAP are extending the early registration deadline to 14 May 2020. Please check the website for further updates.

Registration Fees

Registration and payment received by 14 May 2020 by 2 July 2020 after 2 July 2020
ESP Members* EUR 450 EUR 560 EUR 670
IAP Members* EUR 450 EUR 560 EUR 670
Non-Members EUR 610 EUR 710 EUR 820
Residents, PhD students** EUR 200 EUR 260 EUR 370
Accompanying Person (of an ESP/IAP Member) EUR 60 EUR 60 EUR 60
Accompanying Person (of a Non-Member) EUR 80 EUR 80 EUR 80
Two-Day Molecular Pathology Diagnostics Symposium*** EUR 160 EUR 160 EUR 220
One-Day Computational Pathology Symposium*** EUR 90 EUR 90 EUR 120
* In good standing (membership fee for 2020 paid). Please note that the member fee can only be granted if you are a member of the ESP/IAP at the time of registration. If you are not a member yet, you need to apply for membership first and once you have received your ESP/IAP membership confirmation, you can register at the member fee.
** For residents/PhD students under 40 (i.e. born after 29 August 1980 - to be proven by ID card/passport). The resident/PhD student status must be confirmed by a formal declaration in English language from the Head of Department or the responsible for the training programme. All documents need to be uploaded during the registration process.
*** Participants with full ESP/IAP Congress registration can attend this symposium at no extra cost.

Registration fees include: 

ESP/IAP Members, Non-Members, Residents and PhD students
  • Admission to all scientific sessions (including Two-Day Molecular Pathology Diagnostics Symposium (MD) and One-Day Computational Pathology Symposium (CP))
  • Admission to Opening Ceremony and Networking Reception
  • Admission to poster exhibition and technical exhibition
  • Coffee breaks and lunches from Sunday to Wednesday
  • Congress materials (delegate bag, final programme, digital abstract book)
Accompanying Persons
  • Admission to Opening Ceremony and Networking Reception (29 August 2020)
  • Half day city sightseeing tour of Glasgow

Please note that accompanying persons do not have access to the scientific sessions, the poster exhibition and technical exhibition. Neither does the fee include any meals, such as congress coffee breaks/lunches.


When registering for the 32nd Congress of the ESP / XXXIII Congress of the IAP, please arrange payment of the registration fee. All payments must be made in EUR. You can choose between two forms of payment. We strongly recommend credit card payment as charges for bank transfers may apply twice, once in the country of origin and a second time in the target country.

Credit card (AMEX, Mastercard, VISA)

Bank transfer to the congress bank account:
DB Privat- und Firmenkundenbank AG
Bank address: Unter den Linden 13-15, 10117 Berlin, Germany
IBAN: DE11 1007 0024 0586 1836 39


Upon receipt of the registration and the corresponding payment, the congress office will send a confirmation to the participant which also serves as an invoice. Please present this confirmation of registration at the congress counter when picking up your congress material.

Invitation Letter

The congress organisation will be pleased to send a formal letter of invitation to delegates requesting an invitation letter for visa purposes. 
You can apply for an invitation letter online during the registration process on the congress website. The letters will be sent as e-mail attachments once the payment has been received.
It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply a commitment from the congress to provide any financial support.

Cancellation Policy

In case of cancellation, please notify the congress office CPO HANSER SERVICE in writing only. A full refund (minus an administrative charge of EUR 100,00) will be given for cancellations received by 25 May 2020. After 25 May 2020, no refunds will be given.

On-site registration

Participants who would like to register on-site are advised to arrive early. On-site registration does not necessarily entitle the participants to receive a delegate bag and congress material. On-site registration will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis, priority will be given to pre-registered delegates.

Residents / PhD students

Residents / PhD students need to confirm their status by a formal declaration in English language from the head of department or the responsible for the training programme. The confirmation needs to be written on formal letter paper of your institute with official stamp and signature.

In addition, a proof of age (e.g. a copy of their ID card or passport) has to be provided. All documents need to be uploaded during the registration process.

Undergraduate student registration

Undergraduate students are eligible for a free registration to the congress in Glasgow.

If you are an undergraduate student and interested in participating in the congress, please contact the Congress Office at esp-iap-2020@cpo-hanser.de.

Please note that free registrations for undergraduate students can only be granted prior to the congress, upon approval of the application document, not on-site in Glasgow.

Two-Day Molecular Pathology Diagnostics Symposium (MD)

The ESP/IAP Congress 2020 will be accompanied by the Two-Day Molecular Pathology Diagnostics and Translational Research Symposium

For participants with a full ESP/IAP Congress registration, the Two-Day Molecular Diagnostics Symposium is included in the registration fee.

One-Day Computational Pathology Symposium (CP)

The ESP/IAP 2020 will again feature a One-Day Computational Pathology Symposium.

For participants with a full ESP/IAP Congress registration, the Computational Pathology Symposium is included in the registration fee.