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Membership 2015


EASL Goes Green

Are you conscious of the environmental impact of printed materials? Would you like to contribute to an association that offers eco-friendly solutions?

Now you can with EASL’s green membership. EASL members have access to a monthly online version of the Journal of Hepatology and EASL provides e-books, online educational platforms and apps instead of producing tons of printed materials.

The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) is a renowned society of clinicians and scientists striving to promote liver research and improve the treatment of liver diseases worldwide.

Your membership is essential to develop new initiatives and to accomplish EASL aims.

If you have any questions regarding EASL Membership please contact





As an EASL member you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Access to the online version of the Journal of Hepatology*
  • Reduced registration fees to The International Liver Congress™ (ILC) and all EASL Meetings
  • Free access to the LiverTree™
    • EASL Webcasts, Presentations, Case Studies, Interactive quizzes, and more...
  • Possibility to host fellows as part of the EASL Fellowship Programme
  • Opportunity to organise EASL Monothematic Conferences and EASL Special Conferences
  • Chance to host one of the EASL Schools of Hepatology
  • Free weekly e-Newsletter
  • Application support for the EU Research Framework Programme

*Members wishing to receive printed copies of the Journal of Hepatology can still opt for the paper version for an additional 50€ per year.

Join the EASL Community and connect with other experts in Hepatology via the EASL Members’ Zone!


Important information

  1. Annual EASL membership is entered per calendar year (from January 1st to December 31st).
  2. It is possible to become and EASL member and renew your EASL membership all year long.
  3. Renewal and applications process for the following year starts every year in October.
  4. Members paying to receive the hard copies of the Journal of Hepatology will receive their issues 2 months after their renewal or after having received their membership number.
  5. Full details regarding the reduced registration fees are available on meeting publications and event calendar websites.
  6. Those who apply for the EASL membership after December 31st will not be entitled to the “EASL members” reduced registration fees for the International Liver Congress™.



EASL Members' Zone

Log into the Members’ Zone to access your profile and benefits:

  • Print your EASL certificate
  • Update your profile
  • Stay in contact with your fellows/colleagues via the Members' Directory
  • View multimedia presentations and take part in interactive pre and post quizzes
  • Get access to expert presentations by internationally renowned speakers
  • Access selected posters online during and after a congress
  • Access the online version of the Journal of Hepatology




Green Package Traditional Package
Online version of the Journal of Hepatology and all other benefits*
Annual Fee
Online & printed version of the Journal of Hepatology and all other benefits*
Annual Fee
Regular 150 € 200 €
Corresponding 150 € 200 €
Trainee 100 € 150 €
Emeritus 25 € 75 €

All modifications to EASL Membership were unanimously accepted during the ILC Business Meeting, April 2012 Barcelona.

* Visit the EASL Members benefits page


Regular: for individuals residing in Europe and Israel.

Corresponding: for individuals from non-European countries.

Trainee: For trainees up to 35 years old who wish to become active members. Proof of age and status (copy of ID and letter from head of department) are required for this category.

Emeritus: Open to members who have attained the age of 65 and have been EASL members for at least ten years.



Application and review process

  • EASL Membership is open to anyone with an interest in hepatology
  • Applicants can apply online or onsite at EASL conferences
  • Applications are reviewed and approved by the EASL Governing Board on a regular basis
  • Applicants will be notified within 2 months after reception of their application
  • Once the membership application is complete, you will have instant access to the EASL Members' Zone however, you will only become an active EASL member and receive your membership number once your membership application has been approved by the EASL Governing Board. There is no membership approval by the EASL Governing Board from 31st December and April.

Application should include:

  1. A recommendation letter from an active EASL member*
  2. A proof of age and status (copy of ID and letter from head of department) for trainee members
  3. A payment using credit card (via Paypal or a credit card payment form), or bank wire transfer
  4. No recommendation letter is required for onsite applications

*If you do not know any active EASL member, please contact




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