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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. H. A. Katus, FESC
Prof. C. W. Hamm, FESC
Secretary: Prof. K. Werdan
Treasurer: Peter Fröhlich

Key Information

Number of members: 9701
Year of Foundation: 1927
ESC Member since: 1952


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)

Working Groups

Information concerning the chairs:

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming events

  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Saturday 25 March 2017

    Bologna - Italy

    Registration is now open.


  • Wednesday 05 - Friday 07 April 2017 (3 Days)

    Cologne - Germany

    The 12th annual meeting of the ESMI (European Molecular Imaging Meeting EMIM) will take place in Cologne, Germany. We are expecting more than 600 people from all fields related to imaging science. You should give it a try and join and encourage your colleagues as well to submit their work.


  • Wednesday 19 - Saturday 22 April 2017 (4 Days)

    - Germany


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

    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 Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Thursday 20 April 2017

    Berlin - Germany

    The next EACVI-EACTA exam in TOE will take place on April 20, 2017 in Berlin, Germany, during the Annual EACTA Congress.


  • Working Group on Grown-Up Congenital Heart Diseases

    Friday 05 - Saturday 06 May 2017 (2 Days)

    Lausanne - Switzerland

    The European meeting in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, EuroGUCH, provides an independent educational forum for healthcare professionals across Europe.

    It is aimed at cardiologists and allied medical professionals with an interest in congenital heart disease as well as specialists in the field.

    Focus of the meeting is innovative treatments and interventions which can be applied to the adult patient population with congenital heart disease, with a faculty made up of internationally renowned speakers and experts in the field.



  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Friday 19 - Saturday 20 May 2017 (2 Days)

    Berlin - Germany

    The main goal is to help participants to gain clinical knowledge in lead management and extraction.


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain