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 19 full-member countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, 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.
of the U.E.M.S. Section of Medical Microbiology
will be held in Vienna, Austria on Friday 21 April 2017.