European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and other Interventional Techniques

25th international EAES Congress
Frankfurt am Main, Germany 14 - 17 June 2017

Welcome to the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery

The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) was founded in 1990 and since then has become a growing and dynamic organization that continues to play a leading role in Endoscopic Surgery and Allied Interventional Techniques.  Aside from organizing annual Top Level European Congresses in different European countries, the EAES activities in education, training, research, development, and publication are effected through its various Committees.


  • To promote high-level, safe, and cost effective minimally invasive treatment to patients in Europe and globally.


  • To become the leading professional organization of MIS practitioners globally.
  • To become an information hub for all practitioners of MIS
  • To create a strong, engaged community of all caretakers involved in MIS.

Presidential Address

The 25th International EAES Congress

Join us for the 25th international European Association of Endoscopic Surgery Congress in Frankfurt from the 14th until the 17th of June.


Election EAES Board members

The election of the Board members will be held one month prior the General Assembly meeting on 16 June 2017.

An electronic ballot system by mail will be established and every member (active, international non European and founding) has the right to vote within a period of 10 days.

The voting process is supervised by the Internal Auditor and organized by the Secretary General. The Executive Board proposes candidates for election to the vacant positions.

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Fellowship 2017-2018

The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery is delighted to announce nine Fellowship grants, each worth EUR 6000.

The Fellowship consists of a three month training programme in minimally invasive surgery, hosted by major centers located in Europe and the United States. The aim of the Fellowship is to provide exposure to expertise in minimally invasive surgery and for the Fellow to be involved in clinical, educational and research activities at the host institution.

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Video library

Access our online video library with numerous of educational videos, webcasts and more. Only accessible for EAES members.

Click here for a full outline of all videos and webcasts

Click here for more information how to become an EAES member

EAES congress 2017

The EAES flagship event is the annual International Congress, which attracts on average 1500-2000 attendees and takes place in the month of June. This year the EAES congress 2017 takes place in Frankfurt am Main in Germany.

It is for all of us a great honour to welcome delegates from around the world in Frankfurt from 14th to 17th June 2017. Do you like to join us in Frankfurt?

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Join the EAES

Join us and help us to achieve our aims and objectives. Our strength and influence depend on the magnitude of our membership and substantive representation within all European Countries. Your membership is crucial. By joining the EAES you will enhance your continued professional development and thus the quality of surgical care to your patients.



Eduardo Mª Targarona, MD
Professor of Surgery
Hospital Santpau
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Mas Casanovas 90, 4ª plta.
08041 Barcelona, Spain

President Elect

Hendrik Jaap Bonjer
VU Medical Center
Department of Surgery
De Boelelaan 1117
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Immediate Past President

Mario Morino
Department of Surgery
University Hospit
C. so Dogliotti 14
10126 Torino

Serve in an EAES committee

If you are interested to serve on an EAES Committee, please submit your application letter along with your CV and a letter of interest to the EAES Office at