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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 2019-2021

President: Prof. A. M. Zeiher

Past-President: Prof. H. A. Katus, FESC

President-Elect: Prof. S. Baldus

Secretary: Prof. K. Werdan

Treasurer: Prof. Peter Fröhlich

Key Information

Number of members: 10436

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 online (contact details, submission of articles, subscripton, online 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

  • Friday 24 - Saturday 25 January 2020 (2 Days)
    24/01/2020 00:00 25/01/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Heart & Stroke 2020 ESC Council on Stroke true DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Council on Stroke
    Barcelona - Spain

    This conference reaches out to all clinicians and scientists with a specific interest in the cardiovascular aspects of stroke.

  • Wednesday 15 - Saturday 18 April 2020 (4 Days)
    15/04/2020 00:00 18/04/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris 86th Annual Congress of the German Cardiac Society Barcelona - Spain true DD/MM/YYYY
  • Sunday 28 June 2020
    28/06/2020 00:00 28/06/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI/EACTA Transoesophageal Echocardiography Certification Exam (TOE)

    The next EACVI/EACTA exam in TOE will take place during the 32nd EACTA Annual Congress 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

    Registration will open approximately 3 months before the exam.

    Mannheim - Germany European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging