European Association for Vision and Eye Research

About EVER


EVER,  European Association for Vision and Eye Research, is an International non profit association, formed in agreement with the Belgian Law. More.

EVER  Identification Number: BE-0465.214.572
Seat of EVER: Kapucijnenvoer, 33, 3000 Leuven, Belgium. 
VAT BE 0465 214 572   -   VAT FR 88 753 973 718

The aims of the Association are to encourage research and the dissemination of knowledge concerning the eye and vision by means of meetings, publications and exchange of information.

EVER is the leading ophthalmological research association in Europe which covers all areas of ophthalmology and the visual sciences.

EVER currently has over 850 members from 48 countries all over the world and represented by 11 scientific sections, ranging from epidemiology to optics, the cornea to the retina, and immunology to genetics. One of the main activities of EVER is the organizing of a high quality research meeting held every October at a location chosen for its easy and economical access, particularly for younger members, and its agreeable autumn climate. Central events include special interest symposia within the various sections and many keynote lectures, which attract prominent speakers. The congress is attended by delegates from all over the world. EVER collaborates closely with several societies in the same field and they convene annually with EVER.

Membership is open to individuals of any nationality, engaging in or with an interest in ophthalmic and vision research, who meet the requirements established by the EVER Board. To become a member, a candidate should apply on the members module on www.ever.be. The candidate becomes a member upon payment of the dues. 

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- membership benefits
- membership fees

Members in training are entitled to a lower fee provided that they are less than 35 years of age and have been in training for less than 5 consecutive years. A certificate by the Head of the Department is required. Technicians and other non-medical persons interested in EVER shall pay the same fee as the member in training, and a certificate by the Head of Department is also required.