Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe
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Membership benefits and categories

CIRSE is the most comprehensive European platform for cardiovascular and interventional radiology, offering a great variety of benefits to its members.

Click on the tabs below to learn more about CIRSE’s membership categories and all benefits they include.

  • Full members
  • Corresponding members
  • Junior members
  • Corresponding junior members
  • Nurses/ Radiographers
  • Student members
  • Fellows
  • Corresponding fellows
  • Group Members (European)
  • Group Members (International)
  • Corporate Members

Full members

Full members are physicians and scientists with an active interest and competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology residing within the boundaries of Europe as determined by the Executive Board.

Benefits:

  • Reduced congress fees*
  • Access to CIRSE Library
  • Online access to CVIR
  • Reduced rate for CVIR print subscription
  • Eligibility for EBIR examination
  • Reduced fees for CIRSE Academy courses
  • Access to members lounge
  • Print copy of IR News 3x/year
  • Eligibility to CIRSE corresponding fellow status after 3 years
  • Invitation to the CIRSE members evening
  • Access to the members lounge at the annual congress

Rights:

  • Vote in the society elections
  • Hold office
  • Participate in the general assembly

 

*reduced registration fees to the CIRSE Annual Congress are only available after the first year of CIRSE membership. Reduced registration fees for all other congresses/events organised by CIRSE are available immediately.

Corresponding members

Corresponding members are either physicians and scientists with an active interest and competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology residing outside of Europe or nurses/radiographers with an active interest and competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology.

Benefits:

  • Reduced congress fees*
  • Access to CIRSE Library
  • Online access to CVIR
  • Reduced rate for CVIR print subscription
  • Eligibility for EBIR examination
  • Reduced fees for CIRSE Academy courses
  • Access to members lounge
  • Print copy of IR News 3x/year
  • Eligibility to CIRSE corresponding fellow status after 3 years
  • Invitation to the CIRSE members evening
  • Access to the members lounge at the annual congress

 

*reduced registration fees to the CIRSE Annual Congress are only available after the first year of CIRSE membership. Reduced registration fees for all other congresses/events organised by CIRSE are available immediately.

Junior members

Junior members are doctors with an active interest and/or competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology who completed their undergraduate medical training no longer than eight years ago and are currently enrolled in post-graduate training and reside in Europe.

Benefits:

  • Reduced congress fees*
  • Access to CIRSE Library
  • Online access to CVIR
  • Reduced rate for CVIR print subscription
  • Eligibility for EBIR examination
  • Reduced fees for CIRSE Academy courses
  • Access to the members lounge at the annual congress
  • Print copy of IR News 3x/year
  • European Trainee Forum

Rights:

  • Vote in the society elections

 

*reduced registration fees to the CIRSE Annual Congress are only available after the first year of CIRSE membership. Reduced registration fees for all other congresses/events organised by CIRSE are available immediately.

Corresponding junior members

Corresponding junior members are doctors with an active interest and/or competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology who completed their undergraduate medical training no longer than eight years ago and are currently enrolled in post-graduate training and reside outside of Europe.

Benefits:

  • Reduced congress fees*
  • Access to CIRSE Library
  • Online access to CVIR
  • Reduced rate for CVIR print subscription
  • Eligibility for EBIR examination
  • Reduced fees for CIRSE Academy courses
  • Access to the members lounge at the annual congress
  • Print copy of IR News 3x/year
  • European Trainee Forum

 

*reduced registration fees to the CIRSE Annual Congress are only available after the first year of CIRSE membership. Reduced registration fees for all other congresses/events organised by CIRSE are available immediately.

Nurses/ Radiographers

Nurses and radiographers can join CIRSE as Corresponding Members, regardless of their country of residence.

Benefits:

  • Reduced congress fees*
  • Access to CIRSE Library
  • Online access to CVIR
  • Reduced rate for CVIR print subscription
  • Reduced fees for CIRSE academy courses
  • Access to Members Lounge
  • Print copy of IR News 3x/year

*reduced registration fees to the CIRSE Annual Congress are only available after the first year of CIRSE membership. Reduced registration fees for all other congresses/events organised by CIRSE are available immediately.

Student members

Student membership offers undergraduate students who have started their first university degree programme no longer than eight years ago the opportunity to stay connected with CIRSE beyond the Be InspIRed student programme.

Benefits:

  • Free congress registration for CIRSE, ECIO, ET and IROS
  • Access to CIRSE Library
  • Online access to CVIR
  • Reduced rate for CVIR print subscription
  • Reduced fees for CIRSE Academy courses
  • Access to the members lounge at the annual congress

Learn more about Student Membership and CIRSE’s activities to support IR’s next generation.

Fellows

CIRSE fellowship honours longstanding members who have made a significant contribution to interventional radiology and/or cardiovascular imaging techniques.

Benefits:

Fellows are entitled to the same benefits as full Members, but privilege from the exclusive right to apply for election to a position on the CIRSE Executive Committee and the CIRSE Executive Board.

Learn more about CIRSE Fellowship and how to apply.

Corresponding fellows

CIRSE corresponding fellowship honours longstanding members who have made a significant contribution to interventional radiology and/or cardiovascular imaging techniques.

Benefits:

Corresponding fellows are entitled to the same benefits and hold the same rights as corresponding members.

Learn more about CIRSE fellowship and how to apply.

Group Members (European)

European national IR societies can join CIRSE as a group member, allowing all their individual members to access CIRSE membership at a highly reduced fee. If your national IR society is interested in joining CIRSE as a group member, you will find more information here.

Members joining CIRSE via their national European IR society are entitled to exactly the same benefits and hold the same rights as full members, but pay their annual membership fee via their national society.

Group Members (International)

International IR societies can join CIRSE as a corresponding group member, allowing all their individual members to access CIRSE membership at a highly reduced fee. If your IR society is interested in joining CIRSE as a group member, you will find more information here.

Members joining CIRSE via a non-European IR society are entitled to exactly the same benefits and hold the same rights as corresponding members, but pay their annual membership fee via their national society.

Corporate Members

Are corporations or other organisations, including commercial enterprises, irrespective of their place of incorporation or headquarters, interested in CIRSE’s activities and objectives. Corporate members shall nominate one representative who will act as contact person for all membership related correspondence and who may attend the general assembly.

Learn more about corporate membership.