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.

EACTA membership prices:

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

EACTA membership benefits:

  • Reduced registration fee for the EACTA Annual Congress
  • Reduced registration fee for the EACTA ECHO Course
  • Reduced registration fee for the EACTA masterclass
  • Free access to the EACTA eAcademy, eLearning modules and webinars
  • Free online access to the electronic version of the JCVA - Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (current subscription rate $595 US per year) and reduced price for the printed version (new: 12 issues per year!)
  • Eligibility to apply for Clinical Fellowships and Research Grants
  • Eligibility for Subspecialty Committee Board positions and EACTA officer positions
  • Voting rights on the EACTA Subspecialty Committees
  • Reduced registration fee for EACVI/EACTA TEE certification


Membership period:

  • 1 calendar year (January 1 - December 31)
  • starting from full payment until December 31

Important dates:

  • Online membership renewal is available throughout the year
  • Membership dues must be paid by March 31 of the corresponding calendar year to get full voting rights for Subcommittee and Representative council elections


You want to register as new EACTA member?
  1. Please follow the link: online membership application
  2. Click "Start new EACTA membership"
  3. Fill in your base data
  4. Pay your membership either by credit card or bank transfer (bank details will be submitted via email) directly in the vEACTA members area

For more information on the vEACTA members area please click here.

You want to renew your EACTA membership?
  1. Please follow the link: online membership renewal
  2. Click on "Obtain or reset my login data"
  3. Search for your account by using your first and last name
  4. Click on "Obtain my login data" - follow the instructions on the screen and choose a username and password

Please note that due to our new safety standards, your last name and personal ID will no longer grant you access.

If you have any difficulty applying for/renewing your membership or have any queries regarding membership please contact us using the details below.

EACTA Executive Office
European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology (EACTA)
c/o AIM Italy Srl
Via Flaminia 1068
00189 Rome
Phone: +39 0633053.319
Fax: +39 0633053.630
E-Mail: eacta[at]


* The standard membership subscription includes electronic access to the JCVA (Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia) only. Please expect about 1-2 months before gaining electronic access to the journal. Please make sure that your mailing details are kept updated as sending previous issues is not possible.
There is also the possibility to receive the paper version of the JCVA for additional €60. These are published every month. Please expect about 2 months before receiving the first copy of the journal due to printing and delivery time. Previous issues of the journal are not available.


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