About the ECTS

The European Calcified Tissue Society is the major organisation in Europe for researchers and clinicians working in the field of calcified tissues and related fields. Since 1963 the Society has acted as a forum for broad-ranging high quality research through its annual meetings and workshops. The Society’s strength lies in its members and we invite you to join them. Membership is open to anyone working in 
the field at whatever stage in their career and from anywhere in the world.

Benefits of joining the ECTS

  • Substantially reduced registration fee for ECTS congress
  • Access to ECTS training courses
  • Eligibility to apply for all ECTS grants and awards including:*
    • ECTS Iain Boyle Award                                            
    • Exchange  Scholarship Grants
    • ECTS Mike Horton Basic/Transitional Award           
    • PhD Studentships
    • ECTS Phillipe Bordier  Clinical Award                     
    • Postdoctoral Fellowships
    • ECTS/Amgen Steven Boonen Clinical Research Award
    • ECTS/Amgen Bone Biology Fellowship                  
    • Career Establishment Award                                     
    • Travel and New Investigator Awards
  • The option of being actively involved with the running and organisation of the ECTS 
    and a chance to contribute to the development of the field of calcified tissues in
    Europe and beyond
  • Access to on-line networking
  • Access to educational resource centre

*Subject to availability and eligibility criteria.

Refund Policy

Should you wish to cancel your membership subscription, please write to within seven days of receiving your confirmation email. Following confirmation of your wish to cancel, provided it has been received in writing no more than seven days following your initial application, you will be entitled to a full refund.