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Instructions for membership

(see Constitution Version 5 – Amsterdam, May 25, 2018)

Membership of the Society shall be open to clinicians who have high professional
standards and whose activities are orientated towards clinical practice and research
in endocrine surgery. Contribution to the pertinent scientific literature will represent a
major criterion in determining membership.

The types of membership are
1. Active members are the original charter members and other members
subsequently elected, whose centre of life is in a European country or who at
least spend most of her/his surgical activity in a European country, provided
that their membership fee has been paid.
2. Corresponding members are clinicians working outside Europe who have
equivalent qualifications to active members. They have no voting rights nor are
eligible for election as officers. They pay a reduced membership fee.
3. Junior members are surgeons in training under the age of 35 years who are
elected. They have no voting rights nor are eligible for election as officers.
They pay a reduced membership fee.
4. Honorary members are individuals who have made outstanding contributions
to the discipline of endocrine surgery. They shall have no voting privileges, are
not eligible for election as officers, and do not pay membership fees.


Applications forms (eses_application_form.pdf) for active or corresponding membership are available on the official homepage of the Society.

Completed application forms must be delivered to the current ESES Secretary (Maurizio Iacobone; by the candidate at least 3 months before the next meeting of the Executive Council (January and before a conference/biennial congress) . A copy has to be sent to Bettina Pugl (, secretary of the “ESES Vienna Office”.

The curriculum vitae and a complete list of publications have to be sent by e-mail to the Secretary and to the ESES Vienna Office.

Candidature shall be reviewed by the Membership Committee which decides the acceptance or rejection of candidates after individual discussion. Accepted candidates will be notified electronically and confirmed by the Executive Council.


Types of membership

Active members Euro 80,00 per year
Junior members Euro 40,00 per year
Corresponding members Euro 70,00 per year

The annual fee has to be paid till March 30 of the year. The Executive Council will expel a member if the latter defaults on payment of membership dues by more than one year despite receiving two written reminders setting an appropriate grace period for payment. The obligation to pay outstanding membership fees remains unaffected thereby.

Fees for ESES congresses and conferences are reduced for active and corresponding members if all membership fees are paid.

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