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ECVS Annual Scientific Meeting

Registration for the ECVS Annual Scientific Meeting 2023 is scheduled to open in December 2022.

The ECVS Annual Scientific Meeting 2022 is still 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].
If you cannot find the login credentials, please contact [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

December 1, 2022

December 15, 2022

January 1, 2023

  • 2023 membership fees are payable via 'your ECVS' (Annual Renewal)

January 15, 2023

  • Residency application deadline for the February meeting of the Credentials Committee
  • Submission deadline for all additional items to be discussed at the February Credentials Committee meeting
  • Submission of all items to be addressed at the February Board meeting

February 5 - 7, 2023

  • Board certifying examination in Zurich, Switzerland

February 6 - 8, 2023

  • Credentials Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland


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 >