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 almost 40 years, ESCMID has been an influential component in the professional lives of microbiologists and infectious disease specialists and now reaches more than 9,000 individual and 33,000 affiliated members around the world. ESCMID, based in Basel, Switzerland, welcomes new colleagues from all nations.


For a detailed overview of our activities and benefits for members, please check out our brochure or see the respective web pages.

Joining ESCMID / renewing membership

Click on the link below if you want to become a member of the society. To renew your membership, log in and then click on "Membership renewal" in the right-hand column.