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Information for Fellows of the ESC

Your privileges, your community, your questions answered

Your Privileges

As a Fellow of the ESC you are entitled to a range of exclusive benefits and services as part of your annual FESC fee. Fellows can view and access their benefits in their My ESC Account. If you have any queries regarding these benefits or how to access them, contact the FESC support team at

A central role

Leaders within the ESC are selected from the Fellowship Community. ESC Fellowship is a prerequisite for an active leading role within the Society.

ESC Publications

  • Online subscription to three ESC journals: European Heart Journal, Cardiovascular Research and EHJ – Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes. New! From January 2021, FESC benefits will include online access to all ESC journals from the ESC Journal Family
  • A print copy of one of the following: European Heart Journal, Cardiovascular Research, or European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Access to ESC CardioMed, the encyclopaedic online resource for cardiovascular medicine
  • Special price on the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine - 3rd Edition
  • Special price on other ESC Textbooks
  • Set of the latest printed ESC Pocket Guidelines at ESC Congress or on ESC stands at national cardiology events

ESC Education

  • Full access to ESC 365 – all congress resources in one online cardiovascular library
  • Free access to the ESC General Cardiology programme for Continuing Professional Development on the ESC e-Learning Platform
  • Free access to ESC webinars in general cardiology, including recordings

ESC Congress

Fellows are honoured guests at ESC Congress and receive a complimentary registration to attend. In addition, Fellows benefit from a number of privileges during ESC Congress.

  • Advance priority hotel booking: hotels booking opens 15 days before all other participants for a total access for Fellows only
  • Dedicated FESC Desk in the Registration Area to collect your Gold badge and your congress bag
  • Exclusive access to the FESC Lounge: business centre, free ESC journals, latest ESC Pocket Guidelines - print
  • 25% discount on ESC branded clothing and souvenirs (excludes items already discounted)

FESC Directory

Online directory of ESC Fellows - update your profile, find and contact colleagues.

Fellowship Tokens of Recognition

  • Use of the “FESC” title
  • The Fellowship certificate is awarded as personalised recognition of the Fellowship status.
  • The Fellowship pin enables your peers to recognise you as part of the Fellowship Community

FESC Terms and Conditions

When you become a Fellow of the ESC, you agree to adhere to the terms and conditions, including the payment of the annual fee.

Access terms and conditions

ESC Fellows – Support Team

Have a query regarding your benefits, activities at ESC Congress, fees, invoices or your My ESC Account? Contact the dedicated team at who will be happy to help on these or any other matters relating to Fellows of the ESC.