Welcome to the website of the U.E.M.S. Section of Medical Microbiology

The Section of Medical Microbiology was founded at a meeting of the UEMS Council held in Brussels on 19 April 2008 on the initiative of Prof. John E. Degener.  Twenty-one delegates from 16 European countries attended the first Meeting of this new Section in Brussels on 27 September 2008. The Section now includes 21 full-member countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, UK), 1 associate-member country (Turkey) and 4 observer countries (Belgium, France, Macedonia, Serbia).

The main purposes of the UEMS are the harmonisation and improvement of the quality of medical specialists training, qualifications and practice in the European Union.

UEMS Statutes, Rules of Procedure and the Explanatory Notes documents are available at http://www.uems.eu/about-us/statutes

The next general meeting 

The General-Meeting 2022 of the U.E.M.S. Section of Medical Microbiology will be held on 22 April 2022 (Time: 1 pm - 5 pm), on the day before the opening of the 32nd ECCMID, in Lisbon, Portugal.