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Call for Abstracts

ESC Congress 2023 Amsterdam, Onsite & Online, 25 - 28 August

Share your work with the world's largest audience

Presenting at ESC Congress gives you the highest impact for your research and your career.

  • Get international recognition
  • Take advantage of ESC awards
  • Be published in the online supplement of the European Heart Journal
  • And much more!
Share your work with the world's largest audience

Submission of an abstract constitutes a formal commitment by the author(s) to present the work in person in Amsterdam at ESC Congress 2023, if accepted. 

Submission deadline is Wednesday 1 March 2023, 12:00 noon CET. 

Beware of the peak submission time in the last days; start now drafting your abstract to submit early and to avoid the stress around the deadline. 

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Important Dates 

1 March 2023, 12:00 noon CET - Abstract submission deadline. There will be no extension. 

Early May 2023 - Abstract results announcement. An email will be sent to each submitter. 

31 May 2023 - Early fee registration deadline – All abstract presenters must register for the congress. 

Mid-June 2023 - Opening of the upload platform. A notification will be sent to each presenter. 

30 June - Deadline for the assigned presenters to confirm presentations and submit the related agreement forms. 

1 August 2023 - Deadline for abstract presenters to register for on-site participation to the congress and upload their presentation(s). Failure to upload and register by this deadline will lead to the withdrawal of the abstract from the scientific programme and all related publications. 

Prepare your submission

ESC Congress Awards

Awards-ESCCongress-2022-1500x1000.png In each session, four young investigators, selected for the outstanding quality of their work, will present their research in front of a Jury and compete for a prestigious ESC Award. 

Each finalist will receive a free registration to the congress, an Award certificate and a prize - €2,000 for the winners and €1,000 for the runners-up. 

Presenters whose abstract is selected for presentation in an ESC Award session will receive specific instructions at the time of results announcement. 

Young Investigator Awards

Six YIA sessions will be held focussing on Basic Science, Clinical Cardiology, Thrombosis, Population Sciences, Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation, Heart Failure (Spotlight of the Congress)

To be eligible for competing in one of the YIA sessions, the presenter must be under 40 at the time of presentation. 

See winners from the previous editions

Nursing and Allied Professions Investigator Award

This award aims to recognise significant contributions from new investigators in cardiovascular nursing and allied professions. 

See winners from the previous editions


Having your abstract accepted to ESC Congress is a sign of excellence

You will benefit from a unique exposure.

Nowhere else will your innovative abstract reach as many people or have such a significant impact.

Feedback and useful connections

ESC Congress brings together all those involved in cardiovascular medicine and research.

  • Engage with fellow researchers, potential co-investigators and mentors in your fields
  • Discuss your findings with peers and faculty, face-to-face in Amsterdam
  • Be acknowledged by your community and contribute to the ESC and its annual congress
Feedback and useful connections

International recognition

ESC Congress allows you to reach a larger audience with your online presentation and discussion around your research.

  • Share with a global cardiology community onsite in Amsterdam and online around the world
  • Make multinational connections with all subspeciality professionals
  • Put your work, your team and your institution in the spotlight
  • Be recognised as actively contributing to a better understanding of cardiovascular medicine
International recognition

Worldwide long-term exposure

Presenting your work to an engaged audience in Amsterdam is just one way your work will be seen. ESC Congress also gives you access to:

  • 500+ international journalists and a potential audience of 2.4 billion. Each year, the world’s media write more than 8,000 articles for publications ranging from the Financial Times and the New York Times, to Medscape, MedPage, La Repubblica, Forbes and broadcast TV
  • Publication in the abstract supplement of the European Heart Journal (Impact Factor 2021: 35.855)
  • Inclusion in ESC 365, the cardiology knowledge hub.


Worldwide long-term exposure