Since its founding in 1983, ESCMID has evolved to become Europe’s leading society in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, with members from all European countries and all continents. For over 40 years, ESCMID has been an influential component in the professional lives of microbiologists and infectious disease specialists. ESCMID has more than 9,500 individual members and around 56,000 affiliated members around the world thanks to our over 80 affiliated societies. ESCMID is open and welcomes new colleagues from all nations.


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ESCMID Mission

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infection-related diseases. This is achieved by promoting and supporting research, education, training, and good medical practice.