8th International Summer School: Medical Law and Bioethics

The Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki welcomes you to the 8th International Summer School: Medical Law and Bioethics “MINORS’ HEALTH : LEGAL, MEDICAL AND BIOETHICAL ASPECTS”, a 40-hour course which will take place in hybrid format (on-site and remotely via ZOOM platform)

The Director of the Programme is Triantafyllia (Lina) Papadopoulou, Professor, Faculty of  Law, AUTh, Vice-Director of the Laboratory for the Research of Medical Law and Bioethics.


The aim of the programme which is co-organized with the National Bioethics and Technoethics Commission is to analyze Minors and the Right to Consent to Health Care, Confidentiality in the Health Care of Minors, The Best Interest of the Child in Health Care Decisions, Minors and Addictions (drugs, alcohol, tobacco etc), Teenagers’ Access to Abortion: Medical -bioethical-legal aspects, Minors Access to Contraceptive Services, Trans children: Legal and Bioethical Issues, Should There Be a Minimum Age for Gender Transition, Minors as Solid-Organ Donors/Savior Siblings, HIV-Infected Children, Euthanasia for Terminally Ill Children and Newborns, Mandatory vaccination: navigation from ‘social solidarity’ (ECtHR case Vavřička) to other values, Health issues in unaccompanied refugee minors, Mental health and psychosocial support for unaccompanied minors, Ethics of Genetic Testing in Children, Children’s Vaccination & Immunization, Medicinal Products for Paediatric Use, Ethical Implications of Pediatric Clinical Trials etc.


Candidates can submit the application online here from.

Start Date: 02/07/2023

End of the course:  07/07/2023

Duration: 40 hours

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