Support Programmes

Invest in the Youth

For ECR 2024, ESR offers 1000 places for young residents, radiographers in training and physicists undertaking their PhD.

Accepted applicants receive accommodation support of €300 and free congress registration.

The Invest in the Youth programme is a voluntary support programme initiated and funded by the European Society of Radiology to support young professionals in their active participation in the annual European Congress of Radiology (ECR).
Accepted applicants in the programme receive free registration to the ECR 2024 and accommodation support.

Application is open.

Proofs (ID scan and confirmation of training status of the department or hospital) have to be uploaded via your profile in the ESR MyUser Area at

Application to the programme is open to

  • Residents in radiology under the age of 35*
  • Physicists undertaking PhDs under the age of 35*
  • Radiographers in training under the age of 30*


* Age limits apply to the time of the congress; applicants’ 36th or 31st birthdays, respectively, must be after March 5, 2024. 

Applicants must be members or, respectively, friends of the ESR for 2023, and submitting and presenting authors of a research presentation or poster abstract for ECR 2024.

For the selection of final recipients, abstract acceptance, geopolitical spread and previous inclusion in the programme are considered. The ESR reserves the right to grant support at its sole discretion.

Applicants must use the same ESR personal ID for their programme application and for their abstract submission(s).

Should you have any questions regarding the Invest in the Youth programme, please contact us at [email protected].

Shape your Skills

The ‘Shape your skills’ programme is dedicated to radiographers in their professional careers. It supports 100 professionals, and accepted applicants receive accommodation support of €300 and free congress registration.

Application is open.

Application is open to all radiographers:

  • Who are active ESR members for 2023
  • Who are submitters of an abstract (oral or poster)


Application procedure:

Interested radiographers must be submitting and presenting author of an abstract for ECR 2024 (make sure to select the respective affirmation (’Shape your skills Application’) during your submission. After abstract submission, the applicant’s proof of profession must be sent to [email protected].

Decision notifications will be sent by December 2023.

Become A Member Today!

You will have access to a wide range of benefits that can help you advance your career and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field of radiology. These benefits include access to educational resources, networking opportunities with other professionals in the field, opportunities to participate in research projects and clinical trials, and access to the latest technologies and techniques. 

Check out our different membership options.

If you don’t find a fitting membership send us an email here.


for radiologists, radiology residents, professionals of allied sciences (including radiographers/radiological technologists, nuclear medicine physicians, medical physicists, and data scientists) & professionals of allied sciences in training residing within the boundaries of Europe

  • Reduced registration fees for ECR 1
  • Reduced fees for the European School of Radiology (ESOR) 2
  • Exclusive option to participate in the European Diploma. 3
  • Free electronic access to the journal European Radiology 4
  • Content e-mails for all ESR journals
  • Updates on offers & events through our newsletters

€ 11 /year

Yes! That is less than €1 per month.

Free membership

for radiologists, radiology residents or professionals of allied sciences engaged in practice, teaching or research residing outside Europe as well as individual qualified professionals with an interest in radiology and medical imaging who do not fulfil individual or all requirements for any other ESR membership category & former full members who have retired from all clinical practice
  • Reduced registration fees for ECR 1
  • Free electronic access to the journal European Radiology
  • Content e-mails for all 3 ESR journals 4
  • Updates on offers & events through our newsletters

€ 0

The best things in life are free.

ESR Friends

For students, company representatives or hospital managers etc.

  • Content e-mails for all 3 ESR journals 4
  • Updates on offers & events through our newsletters

€ 0

Friendship doesn’t cost a thing.

The membership type best fitting for you will be selected automatically during the application process.


Provided that ESR 2023 membership is activated and approved by August 31, 2023 (excl. "Members in Training Offer")
Not all activities included
Examination based on the ESR European Training Curriculum (radiologists or radiology residents).
European Radiology, Insights into Imaging, European Radiology Experimental.