Scientific Programme

Annual EAU Congress

The Annual EAU Congress is Europe’s biggest urological event with specialists and affiliated medical professionals gathering for a critical assessment of clinical practices and key research developments. The congress presents the latest in science and education in various formats to suit the needs of all participants, including challenging state-of-the art lectures, fascinating HD video surgery sessions, skill-boosting hands-on trainings and practice-oriented courses. In our fourth decade of providing a comprehensive and effective platform for urological specialists from around the world, we bring you the very best of urological science.

Urology Beyond Europe

Regional developments in urology are not only vast and fast-changing but also require the combined expertise of the world’s opinion leaders in urology. A day-long series of joint consultation meetings with our colleagues from at least 11 geographical regions, Urology Beyond Europe highlights challenges and treatment opportunities.

Plenary Sessions

From the most controversial and urgent issues in urology to the newest treatment strategies and best clinical practices, experts provide their views and insights in panel debates, case presentations and state-of-the-art lectures and updates.

Thematic Sessions

The core issues and challenges in urology are grouped in various thematic sessions to examine and highlight research updates, the experience of expert centres and the pressing questions that confront urologists in their daily practice.

Abstract Sessions

Insights are shared and the interactive discussions are aimed to deepen urological knowledge in these sessions that present the newest research studies from European and overseas institutions. 

Section Meetings

The EAU’s Section Office presents specialised topics for discussion and the simultaneous section meetings offer in-depth knowledge from a broad range of urological specialties such as oncology, reconstruction urology, paediatrics, female urology to neuro-urology, among many others.

Live Surgery Sessions

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Well-attended not only by urologists but also by medical professionals working in related fields, the live surgery sessions deliver best practices by some of the world’s uro-surgical experts and also tackle the challenges and practical issues faced by surgeons in actual practice. 

ESU Courses and Hands-on Training Sessions

From core and basic specialties in urology to more advanced masterclass courses, the European School of Urology (ESU) annually presents a credited curriculum of CME and hands-on training courses that aim to deepen the skills of young and mid-career urologists.

Satellite Symposia and Industry Workshops

These symposia are plenary presentations of data, research and facts on pharmaceutical and equipment development. The industry workshops are interactive sessions, based on plenary or individual demonstration, explanation or application of equipment/devices.

Exhibition

The latest and the best in medical technologies, surgical equipment to research gains, both academic institutions and the pharmaceutical industry are gathered in a one-stop venue to showcase the most exciting prospects and developments.