EULAR news archive

News of April 2017

3. Apr. 2017

EULAR Quarterly Newsletter

EULAR has released a quarterly newsletter. Find out more about activities at EULAR since the beginning of year as the association celebrates its milestone 70th Anniversary.

News of March 2017

28. Mar. 2017

True life story with Lupus

Claudine Goyens from Belgium was diagnosed with lupus - this has given her the ability to manage her life to the full.

24. Mar. 2017

EULAR Immunology course: 2018

Sign up for the 2nd EULAR Immunology course,  6-7 April 2018, in Lisbon, Portugal!

This is a selective course, with competitive admission, for young rheumatologists and rheumatology researchers with a confirmed interest in immunology.


News of February 2017

23. Feb. 2017

EULAR at Portuguese Parliament

EULAR will today bring the topic of RMDs to the attention of Portuguese politicians and media at a roundtable discussion in Lisbon.

Follow the day on the EULAR Facebook and Twitter channels:


22. Feb. 2017

New RMD description

EULAR has a new description of rheumatic and musculoskeleatal diseases.

Click on the link below to download the description - for use with immediate effect!




16. Feb. 2017

PARE Conference 2017: Watch the Live Stream!

Join the PARE Conference 2017 in Lisbon Portugal via Live Stream!

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the PARE Conference system. Filled with keynote addresses and workshops, the event, held between 23-26 February, offers the opportunity for discussion, debate and a time to look to the future - together.

(Note that viewers in Germany will need to use the separate, Germany-only live stream provided)

15. Feb. 2017

Meet the Stene Prize 2017 Jury

Every year, the Stene Prize is awarded to the person with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease (RMD) who submits the best essay describing his or her individual experience of living with their condition.

The annual award of the Stene Prize will take place in March 2017.

Now it's time to meet the jury!

2. Feb. 2017

"EULAR is ageing well!"

"Like a good wine, EULAR is ageing well!"

EULAR Past President Professor
Maurizio Cutolo wishes EULAR a happy 70th birthday.



2. Feb. 2017

Professor Iagnocco on EULAR turning 70

To celebrate its 70th year, EULAR Chair of Education and Training Professor Annamaria Iagnocco speaks about the association's work in supporting the development of the area of rheumatology to 2017.

News of January 2017

27. Jan. 2017

EULAR Congress Abstract Submission Ends 31.01.2017

Last calls are now out for Abstract Submission for the EULAR Congress 2017, to be held 14th-17th June in Madrid.

Note: Abstracts can only be submitted online via the online abstract submission system.

Find out more on the Abstract webpage.

25. Jan. 2017

2017 Breakthrough for PARE

Read the latest e-newsletter from the EULAR patient network, PARE.

Published three times a year, Breakthrough carries reports on social and political activities by the patient networks across Europe.

25. Jan. 2017

EULAR Online Education: Watch the testimonial here!

Find out in our Education section how you can shape your professional future: Watch the video testimonial and browse the EULAR online course section


20. Jan. 2017

70 years fighting Rheumatic Diseases – with success

Professor Johannes Bijlsma, EULAR President elect, celebrates 70 years of EULAR: "Thirty years ago I saw wheelchairs everywhere in the department I worked in - today, I see none". Watch the video and find out how EULAR has contributed to this ground-breaking change for society at large.

11. Jan. 2017

Take the EULAR 70th anniversary quiz and win!

To celebrate 70 years, EULAR invites you to take part in its monthly quiz during 2017, which offers monthly prizes. 

Open to all - no specialist knowledge necessary!

5. Jan. 2017

EULAR Professors and Rob Spence (Australian/Swiss comedian) to animate attendees of new EULAR Teaching Seminar during EULAR 70th Anniversary Year!

"It is our aim to train future leaders by enabling them to engage learners more effectively and share our new EULAR teaching style and spirit"
28-29 April in Prague, CZ
This seminar is free of cost - incl. one night accommodation and all meals
Limited to 50 attendees

News of December 2016

14. Dec. 2016

Celebrating 70 years in 2017: EULAR President looks to the future

In a video address, Professor Gerd Burmester, EULAR President, looks to 2017 - the year in which celebrations will take place to mark the 70th anniversary of EULAR's work in providing and facilitating high quality educational offering for physicians, health professionals in rheumatology and people with rheumatic and musculoskelatal diseases.

News of October 2016

11. Oct. 2016

Latest e-Breakthrough is out!

Read all latest news from EULAR Standing Committe of People with Arthritis/Rheumatism in Europe, in the World Arthritis Day editon. 

11. Oct. 2016

The Future is in your hands - WAD2016

To celebrate WAD2016, EULAR has launched ‘The Future in your Hands’ – a social media campaign thorough #WADStory asking people to share their stories about how they have taken action to live their life to the fullest with a RMD. Watch the final results. 

4. Oct. 2016

EULAR calls for ambitious EU health and safety legislation by the end of 2016

A key concern voiced at #EULARbrussels2016 on the occasion of WAD in Brussels was that lower working standards in order to cut `red tape´ could be counterproductive and further increase the already huge burden of rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions in the workplace.


3. Oct. 2016

Apply now for a EULAR HP research grant

Every year EULAR funds one health professional (HP) research project in the field of RMDs that is in line with the mission, objectives and goals of EULAR. Projects will be funded up to a maximum of EUR 30,000.

News of September 2016

21. Sep. 2016

WHO recognises the importance of promoting musculoskeletal health

WHO Europe recognises the importance of promoting musculoskeletal health to prevent and treat the greatest cause of disability in Europe. Support the Call for Action and sign our e-petition.

19. Sep. 2016

Get ready for EULAR Congress 2017

Check out all information you need to attend our next congress 14-17 June in Madrid, Spain. #EULAR2017 registration and abstract submission start on 1 October. 

19. Sep. 2016

EULAR Case Study

How effective is the involvement of patients at medical meetings? Learn the EULAR case study written by our EULAR Liaison Officer International Organisations, Neil Betteridge. 

News of July 2016

21. Jul. 2016

Stene Prize competition 2017 in now on!

"Early diagnosis and access to care in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) - the ideal world and the reality - my personal story" is the new theme of our Stene Prize 2017 competition. If you would like to send your essay, please read carefully the instrucctions. Deadline is 31 December 2016. 

21. Jul. 2016

New EULAR recommendations now available

EULAR revised recommendations for the management of fibromyalgia are now published. Check this revised report and learn the conclusions from a working group of 18 members from 12 European countries. 

News of June 2016

8. Jun. 2016

Check the new EULAR Ultrasound Scanning app

A new comprehensive digital technical manual of image acquisition in rheumatologic ultrasound. This illustrated portable tool displays the procedures for ultrasound assessment of the principal joint areas and other anatomic regions.

2. Jun. 2016

Welcome to the EULAR School of Rheumatology

EULAR is proud to introduce the EULAR School of Rheumatology. From January 2017, all EULAR education offers under a new roof. Pre-register and request further
information to learn all benefits and details

News of April 2016

28. Apr. 2016

Welcome to the EULAR Outcomes Measures Library!

This website aims to be a comprehensive database of validated patient-reported instruments (indices, questionnaires, scales, or others) used in rheumatology. 

28. Apr. 2016

Join the EULAR Postgraduate Course in Prague

The 17th EULAR Postgraduate Course will take place in Prague, 23 - 26  October 2016. Register and apply for a bursary before 14 September.  

4. Apr. 2016

Register now for EULAR online courses 2016-2017

EULAR online courses kick off in September. A total of six courses are available for your. Read more and take advantage of this e-learning opportunity.

News of January 2016

19. Jan. 2016

Learn all about EULAR lay recommendations

EULAR now provides lay summaries of all recommendations, in English, and calls on all interested organisations to disseminate them and encourage the translation of these lay versions on their own language.