Membership of EACTA is open to all professionals interested in the field of cardiac, thoracic and vascular anaesthesia and critical care including nurses, perfusionsists and anaesthetic assistants.

Benefits of Membership

  • Reduced registration fee for the EACTA Annual Congress
  • Reduced registration fee at the EACTA Echo Course
  • Free access the EACTA eAcademy
  • Free online access to the electronic version of the JCVA - Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (current subscription rate $595 US per year)
  • Eligibility to apply for Clinical Fellowships and Research Grants
  • Eligibility to apply for EACTA officer positions
  • Eligibility to join in the EACTA Subspecialty Committees
  • Reduced registration fee at basic and advanced courses on trans-oesophageal echocardiography (TOE), TOE exam and accreditation


EACTA membership prices:

Membership type Price per year
EACTA full Member € 100
Paper version of JCVA € 60

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Paper version of JCVA
The standard membership subscription includes only electronic access to the JCVA - Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia.

Hard copies of  the Journal are published in February, April, June, August, October and December each year. The journal is advised of the updated membership list every month but please expect 1-2 months before gaining electronic access to the journal.

Members wishing to receive the paper version of the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia will have to pay an additional €60 on top of their annual membership fee. Back issues of the journal are not available.

To receive all paper versions of JCVA (Feb, April, June, August, October, December) in time, you need to make your membership payment and payment for JCVA by 15th December of each year at the latest.
Please make sure that your mailing details are kept updated as sending back issues of the journal is not possible.