Welcome to the
European Society of Clinical Microbiology
and Infectious Diseases

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. ESCMID is registered in Switzerland with an office in Basel.


Annelies Zinkernagel

5:48 min

Peter Aaby

14:18 min

Gilbert Greub

8:18 min

Marc Bonten

9:10 min

Maiken Cavling Arendrup

11:05 min


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News items, press releases and the newsletter on the society’s activities and its congress ECCMID.

Courses, Conferences & Workshops

The calendar lists the society’s upcoming congresses, conferences and educational courses.

Online Lecture Library

The OLL contains scientific and educational material from ESCMID’s, conferences, courses.

Trainee Association of ESCMID - TAE

TAE aims to improve training of clinical microbiologists and infectious disease specialists.

Journals: CMI & NMNI

Clinical Microbiology and Infection and New Microbes and New Infections are ESCMID’s journals.

Study Groups

ESCMID’s research activities at its study groups are overseen by the Scientific Affairs Subcommittee.

Gallery of the 25th ECCMID in copenhagen

Impressions from ECCMID 2015. Participants got the latest updates, a chance to network and have fun!


Apply for an Observership

Observerships are for ESCMID members intending to visit one of the 60 ESCMID Collaborative Centres from one day to one month to learn good clinical and/or laboratory practice.