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Click here to register online for the SWISS HERNIA DAYS.

Registration Fees

Registration Fees (CHF) Until 11 July 2018 As from 12 July 2018
Consultants / Others CHF 350 CHF 450
Trainee/Resident/Student* CHF 250 CHF 350
Delegate reduced
(low/middle income country**)
CHF 150 CHF 150
Exhibitor (full registration) CHF 350 CHF 450
Networking Event CHF 95 CHF 95
Networking Event
(low/middle income country**)
CHF 50 CHF 50

* “Residents/Trainees” have to upload a written confirmation letter during the online registration process signed by the head of department, confirming their status as such. “Students” have to upload a copy of their valid student picture ID during the online registration process. The age limit for a student is set at 30 years.

** The reduced rate is available to all participants of a country designated by the World Bank rating as a low / lower-middle income economy. Please click here to view a list of these countries:
Afghanistan, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep, Congo, Rep., Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Dem. People’s Rep. Korea, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia (Fed. Sts.), Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria  , Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

What is included?
The registration fee includes:

  • access to all scientific sessions and the industrial exhibition
  • lunches and coffee during the session breaks

Group registration
In order to register an entire group for the congress, please contact the Congress Secretariat at

Invitation letter
In case you need an invitation letter for visa purposes, please contact the Congress Secretariat ( We strongly advise to contact the Congress Secretariat as early as possible. Also, please note that you need to be registered and have paid the registration fee in order to receive an invitation letter.

Payment Methods
You can either pay by bank transfer or credit card. All fees for congress registration should be paid in CHF in advance to the Congress Secretariat of the Swiss Hernia Days 2018, clearly stating the participant’s name and address (when paying by bank transfer).

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be electronically mailed to

By completing the online registration you accept the following conditions:

  • Cancellations received up and including 08 August 2018: Refund minus 25% handling fee
  • No refund on cancellations after 8 August 2018
  • For any name changes, a fee of CHF 50.00 will be charged

Material Pick-up
Registered delegates receive all their congress material on-site in the registration area (2nd Floor of the Congress Center Basel).

The participant acknowledges that he/she has no right to lodge damage claims against the organisers should the holding of the congress be hindered or prevented by unexpected political or economical events or generally by “force majeure”, or should the non-appearance of speakers or other reasons necessitate programme changes. With his/her registration, the participant accepts this proviso.

Congress Secretariat
Swiss Hernia Days 2018
c/o Congrex Switzerland Ltd.
Peter Merian-Strasse 80
P.O. Box
4002 Basel / Switzerland

T: +41 61 686 77 77
F: +41 61 686 77 88
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