General Information

About the EAU Virtual Congress
The EAU Virtual Congress will be held in July 2021. The programme will cover the most important topics from the plenary, game-changing, thematic, award, abstract and video sessions and will be complemented with industry sessions.

Abstracts, Posters & Videos
More than 1,200 Poster and video’s abstracts will be presented and discussed during a variety of abstract sessions in the virtual EAU21 Congress.

Abstracts will also be available online in the EAU21 Resource Centre at, at Urosource and through the congress App for EAU members on June 9, and for all congress delegates as of Friday, July 9.

Elsevier will publish the accepted abstracts as an official supplement of European Urology as of Friday, 9th of July 2021 at and

More information about the submission procedure.

App: Your smart congress companion
Download the EAU Association App for free in the Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS). The EAU21 Event in the App is the easiest way to navigate the congress and provides instant access to key information on the Annual EAU Congress. Browse the scientific programme and create your personal programme using the planner. Offline use of the App is possible.

Awards and prizes
Also during the virtual congress, all Award winners will be acknowledged.

For more information on Awards check here.

Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance for EAU21 can be downloaded as of Wednesday, 14 July 2021. You will need to go to MyEAU to access the certificate.

CME Accreditation
An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

Congress Bag
Registered participants have access to a virtual congress bag at the virtual platform.

Congress Newsletter: European Urology Today Congress Edition
The EUT newspaper edition 3 will be the EAU21 Virtual Congress edition. The newspaper will be mailed out to EAU members at the beginning of July and will feature articles on the accepted abstracts, the latest in research and clinical trials, the EAU21 award winners and an overview of the virtual scientific programme. This edition of the newspaper will also be published online.

EAU Congress Office
More information about the Congress office can be found here.

EAU Education Office – European School of Urology (ESU)
The European School of Urology (ESU), working with European faculties, will provide high quality international educational courses in urology during EAU21. Learn more here.

EAU Patient Information
EAU Patient Information is the trusted portal for patients and urologists, offering evidence-based information on diagnostics, treatments and patient support. EAU21 virtual will see the premiere of an EAU Patient Track. Learn more at the EAU Patient Information page.

EAU Research Foundation
The EAU Central Research Office initiates and coordinates, as well as refines investigator-initiated and other clinical research protocols. It also acts to facilitate all aspects of clinical research and expand the current network of active research centres and investigators – basic and clinical – both within the EAU member states and its international affiliates. The office coordinates clinical and translational research in close liaison with the EAU Research Foundation. Learn more about the EAU Research Foundation here.

European Urology, EU Focus, EU Oncology & EU Open Science

European Urology, ‘The Platinum Journal’, is the official journal of the European Association of Urology (EAU). This international peer-reviewed journal devoted to urology is published since 1975 and nowadays reaches over 25,000 readers. The Editor-in-Chief of European Urology is Professor James Catto. European Urology’s 2020 Impact Factor is 18.728.

European Urology Focus (EU Focus) is a sister journal to European Urology and the second official publication of the European Association of Urology (EAU). EU Focus is published (at least) 6 times per year in an electronic format. Each issue includes a series of invited, thematic reviews, together with original reports, correspondence and introductory editorials on a wide range of urological issues such as oncology, functional urology, reconstructive urology, laparoscopy, robotic surgery, endourology, female urology, andrology, paediatric urology and sexual medicine. EU Focus articles are available on PubMed and has just received its first Impact Factor of 4.827. The Editor-in-Chief of EU Focus is Professor Christian Gratzke.

European Urology Oncology (EU Oncology), an additional sister Journal to European Urology, is the first official publication of the EAU fully devoted to the study of genitourinary malignancies. The journal is published six times a year in electronic format. EU Oncology aims to deliver high-quality research while pursuing the goal of a multi-disciplinary approach, with Urology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Therapy, Imaging, Pathology and Basic Research working together with the same final aim: to improve patient care. The Editor-in-Chief of EU Oncology is Professor Alberto Briganti.

European Urology Open Science (EUROS) is the Open Access journal of the European Urology family. It is dedicated to the publication of high quality, innovative research that will benefit patients with urological conditions, in keeping with the mission of the European Urology family. EUROS covers all kinds of research in the urological field, including clinical, basic and translational research. EUROS reflects the evolving publishing model so all published papers will have unrestricted access and be published online-only. Professor Jochen Walz and Professor James Catto are Co Editors in Chief of EUROS.

History Annual EAU Congress
The EAU Congress history website can be viewed at All EAU Congresses, going back to the very first in 1972, are included in the interactive overview which can also be viewed at the App.

Industry Partners
We would like to thank our industry partners. Please see this page for the industry acknowledgements.

The congress sessions will be conducted in English. No translation will be provided.

Journalists and medical/science writers can obtain a free registration for the virtual congress. Press releases will be distributed under embargo in the week before the virtual congress starts
More information.

Resource Centre
All scientific content of the congress such as abstracts, (e-)posters, videos and (session) webcasts will be available online in the Resource Centre  Access the Resource Centre using your MyEAU credentials.

Social Media
We are using social media at the congress to encourage an open discussion on urology science and experiences at the congress. EAU congress speakers, opinion leaders, delegates and media share their ideas, commentary and photos on Facebook and Twitter. You can follow the EAU on Facebook via, Twitter via @uroweb and Instagram via @uroweb. Use #EAU21 to discuss the congress and join the conversation!