The European Union for School and University Health and Medicine (EUSUHM) invites you to the 22nd Congress on Sustainable Health in Children and Students — Reduce the GAP! in Potsdam, Germany.

The congress focuses on the disparities in health and healthcare access among European children and adolescents, taking into account the multiple impacts of the pandemic. It will explore numerous health-related initiatives and programmes carried out in learning environments, primarily focusing on educational institutions.

Programme Highlights

Health monitoring and health promotion — data for action

Early childhood interventions — community networking

Mental health and well-being

Special education and health care for children with chronic conditions

Inclusion of children with chronic health conditions in schools: collaboration of the health and education sector

Health promotion efforts at universities

Qualification of school doctors and school nurses

Improving public health action in educational settings by enhancing networking

Objectives of the congress

Exchange of Evidence

Exchange of Experiences

Showcase Best Practices


The 22nd EUSUHM congress will take place in the Oberlin-Schule Potsdam, which is a dedicated educational and living space for children and adolescents with diverse disabilities. Potsdam is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Sanssouci Palace, a symbol of the Age of Enlightenment, and the Cecilienhof, where the post-World War II Europe was restructured.

Cooperating Partners

The EUSUHM congress and scientific Programme is set up in close cooperation with the German Federal Association of Doctors in the Public Health Service (BVÖGD), the German Association of Public Health (DGÖG) and the Swiss Association of Specialists in School Health Services (SCOLARMED).

Looking forward to seeing you

Gabriele Ellsaesser
EUSUHM, president
Susanne Stronski
Tina Huber-Gieseke
SCOLARMED, co-presidents
Kristina Böhm
BVÖGD, chair

Sustainable Health in Children and Students — Reduce the GAP!

Congress Announcement

22nd EUSUHM Congress

3rd to 5th of October 2024