About us

About us

The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) represents national societies of endoscopy in Europe, the Mediterranean and North Africa. One society from any of these countries is eligible for membership, and one representative from each national member society may vote in the General Assembly which meets annually at the time of the ESGE Days congress.

Currently the ESGE is comprised of 49 gastrointestinal societies (ESGE National Member Societies) and individual members. Two ESGE Individual Members with voting power are elected by ESGE Individual Members to serve on the ESGE Governing Board for a term of two years.

Our vision

Working together in endoscopy to achieve optimal patient care.

Our mission

To educate, innovate, disseminate, support and promote quality in the practice of gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Our core values

  • Integrity
  • Patient centered
  • Collaborative
  • Inclusive: Diversity and unity
  • Scientific rigor

Our strategic objectives

ESGE Statutes and By-laws

ESGE Governing Board competing interests

ESGE official journal