ESCMID Academy is the Society’s virtual learning platform providing access to a variety of on-demand courses and eLearning materials. This user-friendly platform is a valuable resource for both members and non-members alike, designed to enhance the quality of practice in the fields of Clinical Microbiology (CM) and Infectious Diseases (ID).


As part of our commitment to offer continued growth and an improved educational experience, the ESCMID Academy will undergo an upgrade in 2024. We appreciate your patience during this interim period and recognise the vital role our Society plays in driving progress. 

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Learning materials

Below is an overview of the latest on-demand courses and eLearning materials available to you through the ESCMID Academy. Click on the links below to be redirected to the course pages for more details and enrolment information. Start your learning journey with ESCMID today.


Courses and eLearning materials available on demand


Speakers/ Co-organiser

Date of recording


AMS Certificate - Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities

Sigurd Høye, Norway

16 & 18 April, 2024

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AMS Certificate - AMS for Difficult to Treat Infections in High Resistance Endemic Settings

Anup R Warrier, India

5 – 6 April, 2024

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AMS Certificate - Optimised Dosing of Antibiotics: Understanding PK/PD, Clinical Breakpoints, and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Thomas Tängdén, Sweden

13 – 14 March, 2024

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AMS Certificate - Antimicrobial Use in Intensive Care and the Emergency Department

Christian Lanckohr, Germany / Hendrik Bracht, Germany

27 – 28 February, 2024

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Principles and Applications of FT-IR spectroscopy in Clinical Microbiology

Ângela Novais, Portugal / Luísa Peixe, Portugal

7 – 8 February, 2024

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Diseases of Poverty in the Modern Era

Nick Power, Ireland

26 January & 2 February, 2024

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Update on Infections in Immunocompromised Host

Murat Akova, Turkey / Roy Chemaly, USA / Paolo Antonio Grossi, Italy / Lewis White, UK

28 – 29 November, 2023

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AMS Certificate - Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention and Control

Diamantis Kofteridis, Greece / Zoi-Dorothea Pana, Cyprus / Aggeliki Karaiskou, Greece / Petros Ioannou, Greece / Ioannis Kopsidas, Greece / Nikolaos Spernovasilis, Cyprus

17 – 19 November, 2023

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AMS Certificate - Communication with Patients in Decision Making on Antibiotic Prescribing in Primary and Outpatient Care

Katarina Stavrikj

26 – 27 October, 2023

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Better Methods for Clinical Studies in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology

Marc Bonten, Netherlands

24 – 26 October, 2023

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Advanced course on histopathology of parasitic infections: when the past becomes the future

Caroline Rönnberg, Sweden / Hanne Brekke, Norway

10 – 11 October, 2023

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AMS Certificate - Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities

Sigurd Høye, Norway

7 & 9 March, 2023

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What can forensic medicine teach us for the management of pandemics?

Amparo Fernandez-Rodriguez, Spain / Marta C Cohen, UK /Veroniek Saegeman, Belgium / Virginie Prendki, Switzerland

1 – 2 March, 2023

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AMS Certificate - Antimicrobial Stewardship in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Bastien Mollo, France / Nathan Peiffer-Smadja, France

23 – 25 January, 2023

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Navigating the ESCMID Academy is as simple as clicking through to the Academy. However, to access certain content, such as courses and exclusive resources, registration and login credentials may be required. Upon registration, you'll receive the necessary information to explore the platform's full range of offerings.

ESCMID Academy offers a diverse range of professional development courses and educational activities, including updates on the latest research in infectious diseases and clinical microbiology and discussions on emerging trends. Content covers various subdisciplines, ensuring relevance for professionals with different areas of expertise.

Upon successful completion of online modules, you will be awarded continuing medical education credits as per the accreditation guidelines. Ensure you attend the entire course, complete any assessments and follow the specific instructions provided for credit allocation. Details about credits are usually outlined in the course description.

Yes, the ESCMID Academy promotes engagement and collaboration among members. Expect interactive features such as live webinars, discussion forums, and virtual case studies. These elements facilitate networking, knowledge exchange and a sense of community among professionals in the fields of infectious diseases and clinical microbiology.

If you encounter technical difficulties, check your internet connection, browser compatibility and ensure your device meets the system requirements. If issues persist, consult our technical support resources or contact our dedicated support team through the provided channels. They are equipped to assist with common problems and can guide you through any technical challenges you may face.


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