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German Cardiac Society

German Cardiac Society

The German Cardiac Society is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Germany, DE

As a member of the German Cardiac Society you are automatically a member of the European Society of Cardiology and the ESC Community.

Board 2015-2017

President: Prof. K.H. Kuck, FESC
Past-President: Prof. C. W. Hamm, FESC
President-Elect: Prof. H. A. Katus, FESC
Secretary: Prof. K. Werdan
Treasurer: Peter Fröhlich

Key Information

Number of members: 8734
Year of Foundation: 1927
ESC Member since: 1952

Upcoming events

  • Wednesday 30 March - Saturday 02 April 2016 (4 Days)


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 27 - Wednesday 31 August 2016 (5 Days)

    The world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event.

    • 5 days of scientific sessions
    • 150 cardiovascular topics
    • 500 experts sessions
    • 10 000 abstracts submitted
    • 27 000 healthcare professionals
    • 140+ countries
    • 180 exhibiting companies

    & all year long on ESC Congress 365


  • Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases

    Thursday 13 - Saturday 15 October 2016 (3 Days)

    The Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases is delighted to announce the 13th edition of its Annual Meeting that will be held in Warnemünde, a seaside resort and a district of the city of Rostock in Mecklenburg, Germany.

    Starting on 13 October 2016, this 3 day meeting is designed to promote close interaction between basic science and clinical practice. It will also present illustrative case study presentations to address the topic in a truly global fashion.

    With a broad range of topics, the meeting addresses a wide audience including physicians, clinical researchers, cardiologists, pathologists, basic scientists, and young investigators.


National Cardiac Journals

Basic Research in Cardiology  is an official journal of the German Cardiac Society. Language: English. Six issues per year (every other month).
Clinical Research in Cardiology is an official journal of the German Cardiac Society Language: English. Published monthly.

Der Kardiologe is an official journal of the German Cardiac Society
Language: German. Six issues per year (every other month)

Herzschrittmachertherapie und Elektrophysiologie
Language: German. Four issues per year

For all the above journals detailed information is available on-line (contact details, submission of articles, subscripton, on-line access, etc)

Cardio News, and its supplement 'Cardio compact': 10 issues per year, in German. Print and online versions are available. (NB: Cardio News is not an official journal of the German Cardiac Society)

ESC Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Cardiac Society

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Contact us

German Cardiac Society

Contact information

Grafenberger Allee 100

DE-40237 Düsseldorf, Germany

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