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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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'ESC in India' at the Cardiological Society of India Congress
Join the ESC in Hyderabad on 5 & 6 December during the annual conference of the Cardiological Society of India. The two-day scientific programme will bring you the highights from ESC Congress 2014, including the latest guidelines, with discussion and debate with leading European and local experts.
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ESC in Arabia at the Saudi Heart Association conference 2015

Join the ESC in Riyadh on 14 February during SHA26 - the annual conference of the Saudi Heart Association. The one day scientific proramme will cover hot topics from ESC Congress, as well as:

  • Prevention: How to deal with it
  • Heart Failure: Still a lot to do
  • Implementing the latest ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines
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Join the CoT LinkedIn group and sign up to the quarterly My ESC Young Community News, with links and information on upcoming courses, free online learning opportunities with leading experts, how to make the most of congresses and events, getting the best deals and much more!

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The latest ESC Pocket guidelines are now available on the ESC Pocket Mobile App
Discover how-to download the free App and directly access to the Pocket Guidelines on SCAD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiac Pacing and so much more.

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 39 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

Last update : 09 Sep 2014