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Upcoming Congresses

The ESC represents the full spectrum of cardiology and organises a range of congresses which are leading international events in each of their subspecialty areas.
  • August 2017
    • ESC Congress 2017
      Saturday 26 August
      Barcelona - Spain

      The world's largest cardiovascular congress with over 500 experts sessions and more than 4 500 abstracts contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries.

      26/08/201700:00 30/08/201700:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2017 Barcelona - Spain European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
  • December 2017
    • EuroEcho-Imaging 2017
      Wednesday 06 December
      Lisbon - Portugal

      EuroEcho-Imaging draws delegates from around the world with an interest in all modalities of cardiovascular imaging. This year's themes are Imaging in heart failure & Interventional imaging.

      06/12/201700:00 09/12/201700:00 Europe/Paris EuroEcho-Imaging 2017 Lisbon - Portugal European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
  • January 2018
    • CMR 2018 - The joint EuroCMR*/ SCMR Meeting
      Wednesday 31 January
      Barcelona - Spain

      CMR 2018 will focus on the theme of “Improving Clinical Value by Technical Advances”, emphasising the common goal of improving clinical outcomes in cardiovascular disease through innovation in basic MR development and medical engineering.

      31/01/201800:00 03/02/201800:00 Europe/Paris CMR 2018 - The joint EuroCMR*/ SCMR Meeting Barcelona - Spain European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY

ESC Congress 201726 - 30 August 2017, Barcelona, Spain

Latest science to be unveiled in Barcelona


Be the first to hear presentations and take part in discussions on the most anticipated cardiovascular science in the world.

Just released: Hot Line Sessions in the main auditorium.
Plus Late-Breaking Science, including PCI (Congress spotlight), Heart Failure, Imaging, Registry Results, Clinical Trial Updates.

Our communities

The European Society of Cardiology comprises 6 associations, 15 working groups, 6 councils.



Discover the ESC Education Programme

Find a selection of educational products, including webinars, online courses, clinical cases and resources, designed to help you diversify your CME activities online.

Other ESC contributions


Fellow of the ESC is a symbol of excellence honouring outstanding achievements of distinguished cardiologists. 

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New 2016 Guidelines

Discover the 2016 New Clinical Practice Guidelines released at ESC Congress Rome.

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Key messages, interviews and discussions - featuring hot lines and guidelines from ESC Congress.

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European Heart Journal

Direct access to the journal's Table of Contents. The European Heart Journal is the official general cardiology journal of the ESC. The European Heart Journal publishes the highest quality editorial content, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine.
21 Aug 2017
The Virtuous Circle
Author(s):Vahanian A, .
21 Aug 2017
Journal Metrics I
Author(s):Crotty D.
21 Aug 2017
ACCA Masterclass
Author(s):Walker D.
21 Aug 2017
The Impact Factor
Author(s):Crotty D.