ESPEN – The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism

ESPEN is dedicated to all issues relevant to the field of clinical nutrition and metabolism and promotes:

  • basic and clinical research
  • basic and advanced education
  • organization of consensus statements about clinical care and care quality control


ESPEN sponsors a journal and for which it assumes editorial, as distinct from publishing, responsibility.

It promotes experimental and clinical research, fosters high ethical standards of practice and investigation, and promotes contact between investigators and clinicians in related fields.