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The European Society of Mycobacteriology (ESM) is a non-profit, international, scientific society dealing with different aspects of mycobacteriology and related diseases. The ESM is committed to:

  • Encourage the highest standards for research to facilitate the discovery of new knowledge

  • Coordinate and provide information and expertise to other organizations worldwide.

  • Disseminate knowledge on all aspects of mycobacteriology an related diseases, through scientific meetings and publications,

  • Encourage and provide the highest standards of training for interested health care providers

  • Establish, review and revise guidelines .

  • Promote high quality and cost effective diagnostic procedures.

  • Advise, cooperate and participate with government and non-government agencies in matters of common interest.

  • Participate in activities whose aim is to prevent mycobacterial diseases worldwide.