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Welcome to the ESCMID eAcademy
  • The mission of ESCMID is to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infection-related diseases. This is achieved in part by promoting and supporting education, training, and good medical practice.
  • The ESCMID Academy offers an important and highly accessible educational resource, featuring live online courses and webinars, and the addition of e-learning interactive activities and courses in the near future.
  • Generally, live webinars are open access and often provide up to date/urgent information on topics related to microbiology and infectious diseases.
  • ESCMID is currently developing interactive and self-paced elearning content to provide participants with the most engaging learning experience.

Online ESCMID Postgraduate Courses are hosted here and consist of two- to four-day events that focus on specific clinical or laboratory issues. Organisers can be ESCMID Study Groups, related professional societies or individual ESCMID members under the auspices and with the financial support of ESCMID.

These events are open for everyone interested in the fields of clinical microbiology or infectious diseases. If you would like to register for any of these courses, please refer to the ESCMID website.

Update on Infections in Immunocompromised Host
  • ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course: 28 November - 29 November, 2023

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Course Coordinators

Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey
Roy Chemaly, Houston, TX, USA
Paolo Antonio Grossi, Varese, Italy
Lewis White, Cardiff, UK

Course Objectives
The attendees of this course will be updated about bacterial, viral and fungal infections and their prevention and treatment in different types of immunosuppressed patients due to hematological or solid cancer or transplantation. The course intends to provide information in an interactive fashion providing a series of case presentations in different sessions.


Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at

Registration fee

EUR 150 for ESCMID Members
EUR 200 for non ESCMID Members
EUR 50 for Young Scientists
EUR 20 for ESMID LMIC Members

ESCMID AMS Certificate - Antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control
  • ESCMID Online Education Course: 17 November – 19 November, 2023

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Course Coordinators

Diamantis Kofteridis, Heraklion, Greece
Zoi-Dorothea Pana, Nicosia, Cyprus
Aggeliki Karaiskou, Athens, Greece
Petros Ioannou, Heraklion, Greece
Ioannis Kopsidas, Athens, Greece
Nikolaos Spernovasilis, Limassol, Cyprus

Course Objectives

Train and educate doctors, hospital pharmacists and healthcare providers interested in Antimicrobial Stewardship, on how to a) use appropriately antimicrobials in complicated infections, but also b) prevent and control infections, thus eliminating the need for the use of antimicrobials.


Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at by 6 October 2023.

Registration fee

Onsite attendance:
ESCMID Members: EUR 350 euros*
non-ESCMID Members: EUR 450 euros*

*Travel tickets and accommodation are not included

For online participation

ESCMID Members: 200 euros
Non-ESCMID Members: 250 euros 

ESCMID AMS Certificate - Communication with patients in decision making on antibiotic prescribing in primary and outpatient care
  • ESCMID Online Education Course: 26 October – 27 October, 2023

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Course Coordinator
Katarina Stavrikj, 
University Ss Cyril and Methodius Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia


Course Objectives

1. Recognizes problems that should be addressed in outpatient setting and is capable for addressing them by organizing appropriate structures, interventions, and monitoring
2. Understands the role of cultural and behavioral determinants in antibiotic prescribing in outpatient and primary care
3. Can recognize the facilitators and barriers to ASPs and is able to address them
4. Understands and can perform different communication techniques
5. Can communicate with all stakeholders involved in AMS at primary care level


Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at by 12 October 2023.

Registration fee
UR 150 for ESCMID members
EUR 200 for non-ESCMID members
EUR 50 for ESCMID Young Scientist Members
EUR 20 for ESCMID Low-income country members

Better methods for clinical studies in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology
  • ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course: 24 October - 26 October, 2023

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Course Coordinator

Marc Bonten, Utrecht, Netherlands 


Course Objectives
The purpose of the workshop is provide the participants with tools on how to phrase a research question; choose the appropriate design and methods to address it; avoid biases; and write an optimal report. We will focus on new developments in methods, with a special emphasis on clinical trials, and use the participants’ projects as examples.


Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at by 15 September 2023.

Registration fee

EUR 750 for ESCMID members
EUR 850  for all others

The registration fee includes accommodation for 3 nights, 2 lunches, 5 coffee breaks, educational material

No accommodation:
EUR 500 for ESCMID members
EUR 400 for non-ESCMID members

EUR 175 for ESCMID members
EUR 225 for non-members
EUR 25 for ESCMID LMIC members
EUR 65 for ESCMID Young Scientist members

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