As a member of ESCP you join an active network of coloproctology professionals and can take advantage of the online resources including access to over 900 presentations, the full EMM Textbook of Coloproctology and online access to Colorectal Disease Journal!

There are numerous opportunities to make connections with colleagues across Europe, by using the Members' Directory or collaborating in ESCP Research projects (such as the 2016 cohort study on Stoma closure) and Education initiatives (including annual fellowship opportunities).

You will also enjoy a substantial discount on registration fees for ESCP meetings, as well as ESSO and ASCRS meetings!

Discount on conference fees

Our members’ annual conference discount saves you more than the cost of joining ESCP. So, you’ve everything to gain and more if you’re going to conference!

Online subscription for ESCP members

As of January 2016, free online subscription to Colorectal Disease is included for all ESCP members! You are able to access the journal online directly from your ESCP member profile.

Members' Directory

A directory of members is available for you to access from your ESCP member profile.

Affiliate Membership to the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)

ESCP is an affiliate member of ESSO, which means that as an ESCP member, you benefit from ESSO membership too!

As an organisation ESCP benefits from

  • Visibility in future ESSO Congresses and in the surgical track of the European Multidisciplinary Cancer congresses e.g. with combined sessions, access to the Scientific Committee;
  • Representation of our members in the ESSO membership committee;
  • Influence at European level through ESSO and ECCO (oncopolicy);
  • Further benefits for ESCP members include:
  • Access to the discounted registration rates for participating in the ESSO Congress, ESSO courses, and in the European Multidisciplinary Cancer congress;
  • Access to the ESSO training fellowship scheme;

NB: ESCP members do not have access to EJSO -the Journal of Cancer Surgery. Members interested in subscribing should contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an individual subscription to the Journal.

Membership term & rates

The membership year runs from 10 January to the following 10 January.  For full value for money, we recommend joining at the beginning of each membership year.

  • Full membership - €90 (1 year), €243 (3 year)
  • Trainee membership - €60 (1 year), €162 (3 year)
  • Affiliate membership - €60 (1 year), €162 (3 year)
  • Online Only membership - €30 (1 year), €81 (3 year)
  • Honorary membership - complimentary
  • Senior membership - complimentary (awarded on application, see below)
  • Online subscription to Colorectal Disease (12 volumes published Jan-Dec) - FREE for ESCP members

 For information on which membership rate applies to you, click here

Senior membership

Senior membership, for members who have retired from active practice, may be applied/re-applied for annually via the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information on who is eligible for senior membership, please see Article 8 of the Articles of Association. Applications should be made to the ESCP Executive Committee and should include a brief personal statement and a short CV. A decision made as soon as possible after application.

NB: Senior membership does not include Annual Meeting registration fees. Senior members will be listed on the website and membership book. Senior members will have no voting rights.

ESCP Affiliates