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The XXXIII Congress of the International Academy of Pathology and 32nd Congress of the European Society of Pathology scheduled is going virtual! The virtual congress will take place 6-8 December. 

Read the official address from Congress Presidents Holger Moch and Ray McMahon.

Updates will be posted on the ESP/IAP congress website. An FAQ section is also available, which will also be updated on a regular basis, to find answers to questions that might arise. 


Glasgow 2020 is the XXXIII International Congress of the IAP and the 32nd Congress of the European Society of Pathology. The BDIAP is co-hosting the congress with the European Society of Pathology (ESP).

The congress will take place as a virtual congress from 6-8 December 2020. 

Bursary opportunities have been made available by both the congress and the BDIAP for trainee pathologists from Member Countries and BDIAP Schools:

For more information about Glasgow 2020 visit the congress website

BDIAP Schools Applicants

If you are an applicant from a BDIAP School (Sri Lankan, East African, Arab schools) including Bosnian-British School (Nermin Durakovic bursary) additional funding may be available to assist your attendance at the congress. Once you have submitted a bursary application via the congress website, please complete the following online form. If you are from a BDIAP School region and have any queries, please contact the BDIAP Administrative team.

For Non-BDIAP or BDIAP Schools/Non-ESP Applicants

If you do not fit into the categories described above, you may be eligible to apply for a bursary administered by the IAP to assist in travel and accommodation, with a limit of 5 nights accommodation and travel according to distance by the most economical route supported by receipts. You should apply to the main Congress website as shown above but also copy in secretary@iapcentral.org. Further information on eligibility is available on the IAP website.