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Welcome to the European Society of Cardiology. Our mission: to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe

ESC International Affairs

European Roots, International Scope

The dissemination of the latest scientific research, Clinical Practice Guidelines and education tools is a major part of the ESC's strategy, both within and beyond Europe.

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Don't miss ESC in Brazil!
Attending the Brazilian Society of Cardiology Congress? Join us for the 'ESC in Brazil' two day programme from 27 to 28 September in Brasilia for the latest highlight from ESC Congress and new ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines.
ESC in China - the best of ESC science in your region
Join the ESC in China from 19 to 20 September during CSC2014, the 69th annual congress of the Chinese Society of Cardiology in Hangzhou. Attend the sessions and meet ESC representatives to discover what ESC science can do for you.
Progress and hurdles: Prevention reports from Poland and Bulgaria

The EACPR brings you monthly reports on the challenges facing preventive cardiology across Europe. "The latest reports from Bulgaria and Poland are most informative, both as to the encouraging progress made in these countries as to the many remaining hurdles yet to be overcome." Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair

Get the support you need to attend ESC Congress 2014, the world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event

Do you still need to convince your organisation to attend the world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event? We've made it easy for you: consult our guide to get the support you need.

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Register for ESC Congress 2014 before 31 July and save!

Discover 17 new online courses in Sports Cardiology

From anatomy, physiology and health benefits to cardiac safety at sports facilities including sudden death in sports, these online courses and will enable you to:

- Gain in-depth knowledge in that specialty
- Test your knowledge with a series of MCQs
- Improve your patients’ outcome in your daily practice
Access to the EACPR course catalogue is free for EACPR members!

Affiliated Cardiac Societies

Developing collaborative relationships with ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies - the main professional bodies within cardiovascular medicine based in regions outside Europe and the Mediterranean basin - is essential to sharing, learning and advancing the battle against cardiovascular diseases. 

There are 38 ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies with whom the ESC is proud  to develop activities and partnerships.

View the full list of all Affiliated Cardiac Societies and further info on each.

Global Scientific Activities (GSA)

ESC Global Scientific Activities (GSA) is an international programme of ESC educational courses with outstanding ESC faculty joined by a host of international opinion leaders presenting:
  • Highlights from ESC Congresses and scientific meetings
  • New ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines  
  • Regionally relevant clinical case studies

ESC TV 2013 - Global Scientific Activities Extending the reach of the ESC