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Online ECVS Annual Scientific Meeting

The ECVS Annual Scientific Meeting 2022 is accessible online via

All delegates who have registered and paid for the congress have received their personal login details. If you have not received your login, please also check your spam folder and search for an email from [email protected].
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Advancement through excellence

The European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) is recognised throughout the veterinary profession for its progressive leadership, innovative programmes in continuing education and for the high standard of professional excellence of its members, the Diplomates.

In order to become a Diplomate, veterinary surgeons, known as Residents, must undergo a rigorous training programme in either Large or Small animal surgery, supervised by recognised veterinary specialists e.g. other Diplomates or Professors of Surgery at a number of Universities.More >

For animal owners

We help veterinarians in Europe reach and maintain the highest level of excellence in their field which in turn means the best possible treatment for your pet.

Read our Mission Statement, learn more from our Frequently Asked Questions or Find an ECVS Specialist.

Dates for your diary

September 12-14, 2022

  • Credentials Committee meeting, Zurich

September 15-16, 2022

  • Board of Regents meeting, Zurich

October 25, 2022

  • Application deadline for the 2023 exam (the option to sign up is only open to Residents eligible to sit the exam in 2023)

December 1, 2022

  • Deadline for Resident Research Grant submissions

December 15, 2022

  • 12:00 (noon) GMT sharp - abstract submission deadline for the 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting. The system will close automatically at 12:00.


The ECVS was founded in 1991 and continues to grow each year. More >


The ECVS aims to advance the art and science of veterinary surgery. More >

Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

The content of the 2022 ECVS Annual Scientific Meeting is now available online. More >

Support for Ukraine

A list of initiatives recommened by ECVS Diplomates to support Ukraine. More >

Abstract submission 2023

Abstract submission for the ECVS Annual Scientific Meeting 2023 is now open via 'your ECVS'.

Resident Applications via RED

The application function for new Residents is now available via RED More >