Course in Andrological Endocrinology 

On behalf of Danish Andrological Society (DAS), Swedish Andrological Society (SAF), and the re-search collaboration “ReproUnion” the Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, holds a postgraduate course in Andrological Endocrinology. 

The course will take place: 

June 7-9, 2023 

Edvard Thomsens Vej 10, 

DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark 

Room ”Front Stage” 

Target group: 

Clinicians (endocrinologists, urologists, andrologists, paediatricians, gynaecologists, general practi-tioners) and researchers with interest in Andrology. 


2½ days course in andrological endocrinology focusing on androgens and their effect as well as indications for replacement therapy. Seminars based on lectures combined with case presentations. Written examination at the end of the course. 

Course accreditation: 

The course has been approved by European Academy of Andrology (EAA) as an educational course in Clinical Andrology for trainees aiming at an EAA certification. 5 credits can be obtained. 

Course coordinators: 

Niels Jørgensen, Department of Growth and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Mats Holmberg, ANOVA, Centre for Andrology, Sexual medicine and Trans medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. 

Local organizers: 

Niels Jørgensen, Lise Aksglæde and Nina Lerberg Hansen, Department of Growth and Reproduc-tion, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark. 




By e-mail to Danish Andrological Society: 


Registration before April 15, 2023: 

DKK 1,200 (approximately 160 Euros), members of Danish Andrological Society (DAS), Swedish Andrological Society (SAF) or European Academy of Andrology (EAA). 

DKK 1,600 (approximately 215 Euros), non-members. 

Registration April 15, 2023, or later: 

DKK 1,500 (approximately 200 Euros), members of DAS, SAF or EAA. 

DKK 2,000 (approximately 270 Euros), non-members. 

The fee includes course notes, coffee/tea/water, fruit and sandwich lunches. Dansk Andrologisk Selskab 

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Hotel reservation: 

The participants are expected to arrange and cover the costs of their accommodation themselves. 

Wednesday, June 7, 2023: 

09.00-09.15 Welcome (Niels Jørgensen, Denmark) 

09.15-10.00 Pre-test 

10.00-10.15 Cases (Niels Jørgensen, Denmark) 

10.15-11.00 Basic aspects of regulation of reproductive hormones, biosynthesis, transport, receptors and metabolism (Anna-Maria Andersson, Denmark) 

11.00-11.15 Break (Coffee and Tea) 

11.15-12.00 Fetal development and Disorders of Sex Development (Katharina Main, Denmark) 

12.00-12.45 Lunch 

12.45-13.30 Endocrine aspects of childhood and puberty (Anders Juul, Denmark) 

13.30-13.45 Delayed puberty and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (Anders Juul, Denmark) 

13.45-14.05 Cases (Lise Aksglæde, Denmark) 

14.05-14.15 Break 

14.15-14.45 Diagnosis of testosterone deficiency and androgen replacement (Stefan Arver, Sweden) 

14.45-15.10 Break (Coffee and Tea) 

15.10-15.30 Opiate induced testosterone deficiency – how to treat (Stefan Arver, Swe-den) 

15.35-16.00 Androgens and prostate (Mats Holmberg, Sweden) 

16.00-16.30 Cases (Niels Jørgensen, Denmark) 

Thursday, June 8, 2023: 

09.00-09.25 Klinefelter syndrome and other genetic disorders (Lise Aksglæde, Den-mark) 

09.30-09.55 Testosterone and subsequent mortality (Stine Holmboe, Denmark) 

10.00-10.45 Androgens and bone (Dirk Vanderschueren, Belgium) 

10.45-11.00 Break (Coffee and Tea) Dansk Andrologisk Selskab 

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11.00-11.25 Testosterone, insulin resistance and inflammation (Aleksander Giwerc-man, Sweden) 

11.30-12.10 Testosterone deficiency in older men – functional hypogonadism? (Fred Wu, UK) 

12.15-12.55 Lunch 

13.00-13.20 Testicular Dysgenesis Syndrome (Niels Jørgensen, Denmark) 

13.25-13.50 Assessment of reproductive hormones and normal reference levels (Trine Holm Johannsen, Denmark) 

13.55-14.10 Gynaecomastia (Niels Jørgensen, Denmark) 

14.15-14.30 Break (Coffee and Tea) 

14.35-15.05 Androgen abuse in general (Anders Hagelin, Sweden) 

15.05-15.15 Androgen abuse, how to identify the abusers based on their endocrine profile (Niels Jørgensen, Denmark) 

15.15-15.25 Break 

15.25-16.00 Cases (Niels Jørgensen, Denmark), discussion, coffee and tea 

Friday, June 9, 2023: 

09.00-09.25 Risk of testosterone deficiency in infertile men and in young cancer sur-vivors (Aleksander Giwercman, Sweden) 

09.30-10.30 Transgender and non-binary identities (Mats Holmberg, Sweden) 

10.30-10.45 Break (Coffee and Tea) 

10.50-11.30 Written examination 

11.30-12.15 Lunch 

12.15-13.00 Results of examination and course evaluation (Niels Jørgensen, Den-mark)