The ERA-EDTA is happy to give visibility and non-financial support  to valuable international events, organised by third parties. Granting ERA-EDTA endorsements is for the Society a special recognition for the efforts made in the field of continuing medical education.

In 2018, 31 congresses/events, held within and outside Europe, were granted with the ERA-EDTA Endorsement (

At the Autumn ERA-EDTA Council meeting, held in Naples (Italy) in October 2018, the Council decided to  encourage the involvement of young people and women ( at least 25%) in the faculty panel of educational meetings. Furthermore, regarding nephrological topics, it is recommended to invite speakers who are ERA-EDTA Members.