ESCMID Young Scientist membership

ESCMID Young Scientist membership is open to up-and-coming scientists in training, or those who recently graduated. It brings together new skilled experts in the fields of Clinical Microbiology (CM) and Infectious Diseases (ID), fostering knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities. 

Ready to join the Society? Become a Young Scientist Member (YSM) and benefit from many privileges, including:

Young scientist membership

  • Active participation in the Society: voting rights, eligibility for ESCMID committees and groups, attendance at the Assembly of Members
  • Reduced event fees: discounts for ESCMID Global, conferences, postgraduate courses, and Summer School
  • Eligibility to take part in ESCMID projects: Study Group membership, ESCMID Exchange programmes, and guideline writing committees
  • Access to journal subscriptions: ESCMID eLibrary content, Clinical Microbiology and Infection (CMI) online journal with options for print version, discounts on subscriptions to European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (EJCMID) and Infection Journals
  • Eligibility for selected awards and grants

Eligibility criteria: applicant must to be in training or a recent graduate (PhD with no longer than eight years post-graduation/MD or MD/PhD with no longer than five years from completion of clinical training/speciality). You may be required to upload a proof training status during the application review process.

45 EUR / year

40 EUR / year from 2 years


Explore our Full membership fee options, designed to provide you with access to essential resources and services we offer.


1 year

2 year

3 year

4 year

5 year

CMI online only

45 EUR

80 EUR

120 EUR

160 EUR

200 EUR

CMI online & print

90 EUR

170 EUR

255 EUR

340 EUR

425 EUR


The one-year ESCMID YSM is valid for 365 days from subscription. Longer duration memberships apply similarly.

In order to avoid any interruption in your print journal deliveries, your membership must be renewed by the 5th of the month prior to the expiration of your membership. Please note that additional journal subscriptions are offered to those with paid membership subscriptions.

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