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New Dimensions in the Health Sciences with a special focus on Health Care Development Scientific Conference and Symposium


„The project is co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.”


Dear Colleagues and Students,

The Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pécs, Hungary, kindly invites you to participate in the Scientific Conference and Symposium „New Dimensions in the Health Sciences with a special focus on Health Care Development”, which will integrate three different but professionally interconnected events:

  1. the XVI. International Nursing Science Symposium of 2024, this year first time organized in Pécs,  
  2. the XVIII. Critical Care Days in Pécs, and
  3. the II. International Central European Simulation Workshop,

between 19/09/2024–20/09/2024. 

The meetings initiated in 2008 at the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice are an important forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience of scientific and professional communities of nurses and representatives of other medical professions from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland.
The accreditation of the conference as a CPD course for healthcare professionals and medical doctors is in progress. All participants will be informed after the formal establishment of the credit value.

Date: 19-20 September 2024 (Thursday-Friday)


7621 Pécs

University of Pécs Faculty of Health Sciences Human Patient Simulation Center for Health Sciences
H-7621 Pécs, Szepesy I. str. 1-3.

Online registration opens on Friday, 3 May 2024, from 10:00 a.m.

Registration for the conference is only possible online via the conference website:

  • Registration deadline: Friday 6 September 2024 24:00
  • Abstract submission deadline: Monday 10 June 2024 24:00
  • Deadline for sending notification to participants: Friday 21 June 2024

Please provide the title of the planned presentation or poster by the deadline indicated in the application form to help us prepare the conference programme.


Registration fee for the conference: 

For payment before 28.08.2024

  • healthcare professional - 37,5 EUR
  • medical doctor - 40 EUR
  • other: - 40 EUR

For payment from 28.08.2024 to 06.09.2024

  • healthcare professional - 45,5 EUR
  • medical doctor - 51 EUR
  • other: - 51 EUR

Active Nursing BSc and APRN Master students are exempted from the registration fee, which is a basic registration package (participation in the academic programme, registration package, coffee breaks), upon proof of active student status, which can be done by entering the Neptun portal and clicking on Studies-> Semester data. It is important to set 2023/24/2 for the semester to take the screenshot. The student status certificate must be uploaded in the conference registration site at the time of registration! 

The registration fee includes the registration package, participation in the sessions and the cost of coffee breaks during the programme. Lunches, gala dinner, accommodation and travel costs are not included!


Fees for optional meals

  • lunch - September 19. - 9 EUR
  • lunch - September 20. - 9 EUR
  • gala dinner - September 19. - 37,5 EUR

Accommodation must be arranged individually, for discounted accommodation please visit the conference website, under the accommodation section.

Billing: please transfer the participation fee and the cost of the chosen meals to the account of the University of Pécs at OTP Bank.
Account number: 11731001-23135378 IBAN: HU88117310012313537800000000

IMPORTANT! The following information must be included in the reference, without which we will not be able to identify the payment: PST number: 430031, name of participant

The invoice for the payment will be issued by the UP Chancellor's Office based on the data provided on the registration site.
Please note that if you fail to indicate an invoice request during registration, we will not be able to issue an invoice afterwards. The registration fee cannot be refunded by the organising committee.
Please send any questions about the conference to

You are cordially invited to participate in the conference!

Best regards: 

The Organising Committee