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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

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 27 - Wednesday 31 August 2016 (5Days)

    Rome - Italy

    Spotlight 2016: 'The Heart Team' highlights the importance of teamwork and interactions between all professionals and specialties involved in managing patients with cardiovascular disease.


    Key figures

    • 5 days of scientific sessions
    • 150 cardiovascular topics
    • 500 experts sessions
    • 11 000 abstracts
    • 30 000 healthcare professionals
    • 140+ countries
    • 180 exhibiting companies


    Registration Final programme



  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Friday 07 October 2016

    Berlin - Germany

    Registration will open in July.


  • WORKING GROUP on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases

    Thursday 13 - Saturday 15 October 2016 (3Days)

    Warnemünde - Germany

    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.


  • Wednesday 26 - Saturday 29 October 2016 (4Days)

    Leipzig - Germany

    The congress motto is "Science and Education – Ultrasound with focus on technical aspects“. Following this motto, the new techniques and scientific work will be presented in scientific meetings and basic ultrasound lectures with live demonstrations.


  • Wednesday 26 - Friday 28 October 2016 (3Days)

    Berlin - Germany

    This European Congress is dedicated to the use of eHealth solutions in every aspect of cardiovascular care such as prevention, diagnosis, risk assessment, monitoring, education, counselling and treatment.

    It aims at connecting clinicians, technology and health policy to deliver improved patient care.


  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Wednesday 07 - Saturday 10 December 2016 (4Days)

    Leipzig - Germany

    EuroEcho-Imaging is the annual meeting of the EACVI, representing members around the world with an interest in all modalities of cardiovascular imaging. The EACVI's mission is "to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe."


    Key figures:

    • 3 200+ healthcare professionals from 90+ countries
    • 4 days of scientific exchange
    • 1 250+ abstracts and clinical cases submitted
    • 140+ scientific sessions
    • 330+ international expert faculty members
    • 20+ Hands-on sessions
    • 20+ industry sponsored sessions and workshops
    • 1 000+ m2 exhibition space


    Register  Scientific programme


  • Wednesday 19 - Friday 21 April 2017 (3Days)

    Berlin - Germany

    Comprehensive Cardiovascular Cardiothoracic Care (C4) will be the thematic background of the 32nd Annual EACTA Congress in Berlin. Lectures, workshops, problem-based learning discussions and meet-the-expert sessions will cover all aspects from pre-procedural decision-making and optimisation to intra-procedural management and post-procedural care as well.


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5Days)

    München - Germany


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 Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society






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