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Press Accreditation and Registration for ESC Congresses

Apply now for accreditation to receive embargoed press material



Fill out the accreditation form online. The ESC Press Office will examine your credentials and grant press accreditation for two years, if your request is accepted.

Please note that once accredited as press, you still need to register for each ESC event before the registration deadline.

Why become accredited as press ?

It allows you to attend ESC events, to access the exclusive press web page (ESC Congress only) and all available embargoed press material (press releases, abstracts, full papers, slides…), as well as reach ESC experts for interviews, and much more!

Get your two-year accreditation

First you need to sign in to your My ESC account. If you don't already have one, Create a My ESC account. 

Then fill in this online form to apply for press accreditation: Fill in the form

Please note that the ESC Press Office will verify your documents before confirming your accreditation by email.


  • You are accredited:

Register online for the ESC Congress of your choice:

  1. Sign into your My ESC account.
  2. Visit the ESC Congresses & Events and choose the event you wish to attend.
  3. Register for the ESC congress you want to attend by choosing the appropriate “Press” fee in the scrolling list.


  • You are not accredited:
  1. Fill in the accreditation form online
  2. Once approved by the Press Office, visit the ESC Congresses & Events and choose the event you wish to attend.
  3. Register for the ESC congress you want to attend by choosing the appropriate “Press” fee in the scrolling list.


Please note that the ESC Press Office reserves the right to withhold approval of press registration if the applicant does not satisfy the required criteria according to the ESC Media and Embargo Policy.


The decision of the ESC Press Office is final regarding all press registration requests.

Your My ESC account

Please note that to access all useful resources on the ESC website (scientific content, press materials, videos, presentations, slides), you need to have a My ESC account. 


Any media outlet or press representative wishing to attend an ESC event and/or to obtain official press releases from the ESC Press Office must commit to respecting any and all embargoes set by the ESC.

Press representatives who receive embargoed material from the ESC understand that it is for their individual use and that they will not distribute the embargoed information prior to the release deadline.

Anyone who violates any aspect of the ESC Media and Embargo Policy will be  penalised.

The penalty may be immediate revocation of press credentials, ejection from the ESC event and a denial of access to all ESC events for a year or more.  See point D of the Media and Embargo Policy for more details.  

For more information, please contact the ESC Press Office.

Upcoming Congresses

  • Friday 26 - Monday 29 August 2022 (4 Days)
    26/08/2022 00:00 29/08/2022 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2022 European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    Barcelona - Spain
  • Thursday 01 - Saturday 03 December 2022 (3 Days)
    01/12/2022 00:00 03/12/2022 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Asia 2022 with APSC & AFC Barcelona - Spain European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY