EULAR aims to be a central platform to facilitate and stimulate innovative basic and clinical research projects in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.


EULAR aims to be a pre-eminent provider and facilitator of high-quality education offerings for physicians, health professionals in rheumatology, and people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.


EULAR aims to raise standards of care by elaborating and actively promoting, disseminating and implementing EULAR recommendations and criteria for the most common rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.


EULAR aims to have a significant influence on EU level, and assist actions on national level, towards improving research funding, social policy legislation and quality of care.


EULAR aims to raise its profile and visibility to people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and health care providers.


EULAR aims to have actively engaged all national societies as well as related organisations in key EULAR activities.


RMD Open - a new open access journal launched

RMD Open is a new open access journal, published by BMJ and the official journal of EULAR, dedicated to publishing high quality, peer-reviewed medical research in all disciplines and therapeutic areas of rheumatology and musculoskeletal disorders.

ARD lay summaries for patients and non-clinicians

The Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases now also provides short research summaries for patients and non-clinicians to accompany selected key research papers published in the journal. These aim to clearly explain the results of the research studies as well as any implications for treatment of the specific condition.

EULAR Ultrasound Courses 2015

There are still a few places available for both the EULAR Ultrasound Course (taking place in Rome from 7 - 10 June 2015) and the EULAR Course for Ultrasound Trainers (taking place in Rome from 7 - 8 June 2015).

Stene Prize winner 2015

"How are you really?"
Read Charlotte Secher Jensens moving essay about "Taking control of my life - working together with health professionals to achieving my personal goals". Our hearty congratulations to this years winner of the Stene Prize!

Network of Imaging Centres

EULAR is pleased to announce the establishment of the EULAR network of imaging centres. The aim of the network is to attract rheumatologists and/or trainees in rheumatology who will be educated in a particular imaging technique or in developing research projects.
Centres can submit their applications until 31 March 2015.

EULAR Centres of Excellence

As every year, EULAR invites centers of rheumatology research in Europe to apply for recognition as "EULAR Center of Excellence in Rheumatology", this time for the period of  2015 - 2020. Applications can be submitted until 30 April 2015.

Annals of Rheumatic Diseases
EULAR Courses
EULAR Textbook
Ongoing projects
Health professionals
People with arthritis and rheumatism

EULAR On-line Courses

EULAR Calendar

17. April 2015

Basic MSUS Course
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23. April 2015

EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE
Dublin, Ireland
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23. April 2015

3rd World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD)
Montreal, Canada
Official website


23. April 2015

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course, basic level
Antalya, Turkey
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25. April 2015

4th Joint Meeting of ECTS and IBMS
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Official website


30. April 2015

OARSI World Congress on Osteoarthritis
Seattle, Washington, USA
Official website


03. May 2015

7th Course on SLE
Pisa, Italy
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27. May 2015

16th EFORT Congress
Prague, Czech Republic
Official website


06. June 2015

4th EULAR Course for Ultrasound Trainers in Rheumatology
Rome, Italy
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07. June 2015

22nd EULAR Ultrasound Course
Rome, Italy
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10. June 2015

EULAR Annual European Congress of Rheumatology
Rome, Italy
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08. July 2015

4th World Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis Conference
Stockholm, Sweden
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10. July 2015

5th Latin American Congress on Autoimmunity
Maceio, Brazil
Official website


08. August 2015

12th World Congress on Inflammation
Boston, USA
Official website


02. September 2015

11th International Congress on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Vienna, Austria
Official website


06. September 2015

17th Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) Congress
Chennai, India
Official website


08. September 2015

Rheumatology & Aging Conference 2015
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Official website


30. September 2015

8th International Congress of Familial Mediterranean Fever and Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases
Dresden, Germany
Official website


18. October 2015

16th EULAR Postgraduate Course
Prague, Czech Republic
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05. December 2015

IOF Regionals 3rd Middle East & Africa Osteoporosis Meeting
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Official website


06. April 2016

10th International Congress on Autoimmunity
Leipzig, Germany
Official website


09. April 2016

XIX Pan-American (PANLAR) Congress of Rheumatology
Panama City, Panama
Official website


08. June 2016

Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2016
London, United Kingdom
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