Join us now in the fight to reduce the burden of stroke.

Become an ESO Member and take your participations in stroke science to the next level!

As a member, you can actively participate in a variety of ESO projects and committees. You have the right to vote for the ESO leadership and to shape the future of stroke impact in Europe. Through the involvement of our members, ESO will achieve to harmonise stroke management and take action to reduce the burden of stroke regionally and globally.

Sign up as an ESO Member today and join your colleagues in ESO’s mission to reduce the burden of stroke in Europe.

Regular Membership

ESO offers an annual membership. ESO members are stroke physicians, researchers, allied health professionals, and industry representatives. ESO is a young, dynamic organisation which strives to meet the needs of its members. Learn more about ESO member benefits in this short video.

For details on membership reductions, please click here.

Junior Membership

The ESO Junior membership applies to members who are not older than 35 in the year of application.

Fellow Membership

In addition to the standard ESO membership benefits, ESO Fellows benefit from a higher profile and more active membership in ESO.

Fellowship benefits include:

  • Listed as an ESO Fellow on the ESO website
  • Invited to participate in the Council of Fellows
  • Entitled to use the FESO designation
  • Included in annual Fellow distribution of ESO Fellow list

Application: Current fellows can nominate members who meet the qualifications for membership as ESO Fellows.

For all applications, applicants should have two letters of support from FESO Fellows and have demonstrated:

  1. Attendance at three or more ESO conferences in the preceding six years.
  2. Presentation (poster or oral), or contribution to a teaching session at an ESO conference
  3. Contribution to an ESO committee / working group/ conference organisation – through membership or invited attendance at these groups.

For the award of Fellowship by research achievements:

Ten papers with an impact Factor > 2 and at least one paper as first, last or corresponding author in a journal from a list agreed and reviewed by the Fellowship selection committee each year.

For the award of Fellowship through clinical leadership achievements:

Five or more years contribution at senior clinical level to a stroke service with evidence of having achieved: regional or national impact through service development, audit or successfully starting a new stroke service.


Demonstration of a major contribution to improving stroke care within a country (or more widely in Europe) through chairing a national guideline committee, organising a national conference or equivalent activity.

All nominations by ESO Fellows as well as new application documents need to be sent to

For details on membership reductions, please click here.

Tom Robinson, former ESO Memberhsip Committee Chair speaks about FESO benefits in this brief video.

Fellow Nomination

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