The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism



Membership year coincides with the calendar year, i.e. from January 1st to December 31stWe recommend you join or renew at the beginning of the year to enjoy all your ESPEN membership benefits throughout the whole year.


For 2017, ESPEN membership subscription will close on October 31, 2017. You will then have the opportunity to join from January 2018 for the 2018 membership year*.


2017 Members

You can apply to be an
  1. Individual member for € 110 per year, click here to join or renew
  2. Junior member for € 30 per year if you are under the age of 32
          Please send proof of age to
    click here to join or renew
  3. Senior member for € 30 per year if you are over the age of 65
          Please send proof of age to , click here to join or renew

There are many membership benefits, all of which are valid throughout the year of subscription (including on-line access to Clinical Nutrition).

Membership starts on the day your subscription is accepted, and ends on the 31st of December of the same year.


2017 Membership benefits include
  • 20% discount on registration at the main annual congress in the field, i.e. The ESPEN Congress on Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism to be held in The Hague, Netherlands, from September 9 to 12, 2017. This discount is not valid for those registering to the congress as "Students". To register to the congress as member, kindly provide upon registration your 8 digits personal discount code to be found in the text of your confirmation of subscription email
  • reduced rate for registration to the ESGE / ESPEN Symposium "Quality in Endoscopy IBD & Nutrition" to be held in Dublin, Ireland, March 31 and April 1, 2017
  • reduced rate for registration to the annual ESPEN Advanced Course on Clinical Nutrition, Kilkis, Greece, October 22-28, 2017
  • reduced rate for registration to the 5th ESPEN Workshop, Bologna, Italy, October 15-16, 2017
  • priority access for registration to the ESPEN Experts' Courses (see our news for scheduled courses)
  • a free online subscription to the best European journal in clinical nutrition and metabolism through : Clinical Nutrition. Members will also receive the printed version of the entire subscription year for Clinical Nutrition. That means, no matter what month you register for ESPEN membership, you will receive all journal's Vol. of your subscription year. Though, for members joining later in the year (after the month of March), you may expect 2 or 3 months delay before receiving the past issues of the year.
  • a free online subscription to Clinical Nutrition ESPEN. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN is an electronic-only journal published bi-monthly and is also available by login through your ESPEN member account.
  • a free access to Clinical Nutrition Experimental which promotes mainly basic science in the field of Clinical Nutrition
  • the ESPEN Newsletter
  • access to the archived educational Congress Presentations database since 2001
  • reduced rates for the LLL Live Modules – these courses aim at a certificate in clinical nutrition and/or becoming a teacher in clinical nutrition in your own country. ESPEN membership is required to become an LLL Teacher
  • access to with same username and password
  • access to Research Fellowship Grant
  • access to travel fellowship for communications at the annual congress
  • the best way to be part of an organized action to promote recognition of clinical nutrition


Note: If you are a member of a National PEN Society that has signed a blockmembership agreement with ESPEN, you are entitled to a special rate of € 80 per year that gives you the same benefits as an individual member. Your national PEN society will bill you for your National + ESPEN membership and will then pay ESPEN. You cannot repay your membership fees online on this web site.



After 6 years of stable membership fee, it will increase by 10 EUR in 2018 :

- Individual regular member : 120 EUR

- Individual junior member : 40 EUR (under the age of 32)

- Individual senior member : 40 EUR (over the age of 65)


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