Memberships

The European Society of Pathology (ESP) Vision: Excellence in pathology for optimal patient care.

Mission: As the leading force in European pathology, ESP promotes high quality pathology diagnosis for all patients, up-to-date education across Europe and support cutting-edge research to understand disease and translate science into clinical practice. established in 1963, has its headquarters in Brussels and represents the leading European force in Pathology with more than 4,500 active members.


ESP Membership Benefits:

  • Access to the electronic and printed version of the Official ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
  • No membership fee for residents (trainees) until the end of residency and PhD candidates until the completion of their studies
  • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP as well as for EScoP courses
  • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
  • Access at no cost to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
  • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
  • Professional development and networking opportunities


Please note that membership fee is payable per calendar year.

  • 1 Year Membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    €50
    • Access to online version of ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
    • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP, European School of Pathology (EScoP) courses and other events
    • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
    • Access to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
    • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
    • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • 1 Year Membership + Printed Virchows Archiv
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    €80
    • Access to Paper and online versions of ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
    • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP, European School of Pathology (EScoP) courses and other events
    • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
    • Access to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
    • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
    • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • 3 Year Membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    €120
    • Access to online version of ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
    • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP, European School of Pathology (EScoP) courses and other events
    • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
    • Access to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
    • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
    • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • 3 Year Membership + Printed Virchows Archiv
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    €210
    • Access to both Paper and Online versions of ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
    • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP, European School of Pathology (EScoP) courses and other events
    • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
    • Access to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
    • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
    • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • 5 Year Membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    €200
    • Access to online version of ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
    • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP, European School of Pathology (EScoP) courses and other events
    • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
    • Access to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
    • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
    • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • 5 Year Membership + Printed Virchows Archiv
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    €350
    • Access to Paper and online version of ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
    • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP, European School of Pathology (EScoP) courses and other events
    • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
    • Access to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
    • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
    • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • 1 Year Residents (Trainees) / PhD Students Membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    Free
    • Only for Trainees and PhD Students with Proof of  Training/Residence letter
    • Access to online version of ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
    • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP, European School of Pathology (EScoP) courses and other events
    • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
    • Access to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
    • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
    • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • 1 Year Residents (Trainees) / PhD Students Membership + Printed version of Virchows
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    €30
    • Only for Trainees and PhD Students with Proof of Training/residency letter
    • Access to both Paper and Online versions of ESP Virchows Archiv Journal
    • Discount on registration fees for the annual congresses of the ESP, European School of Pathology (EScoP) courses and other events
    • Access to onsite educational events exclusively offered to ESP members
    • Access to the content of the online ESP Educational portal (webinar recordings, material from past Congresses, ESP Preceptorship programme and others)
    • Access to ESP Fellowships and awards, as well as bursaries for ESP Congresses
    • Professional development and networking opportunities