Visit the new and improved ERS Respiratory Channel

The ERS Respiratory Channel has had a makeover! Introducing a new look, new features and brand-new content.

Access the latest guidelines

View official ERS guidelines, statements and technical standards on a wide range of respiratory topics, alongside ERS endorsed documents.

Visit the ERS Respiratory Channel

Access all the latest videos, podcasts and live online events.

See all upcoming ERS events

The ERS event calendar includes courses, conferences, webinars and much more.

Registration is open

Sleep and Breathing Conference 2023

Taking place in Prague on 20-22 April, 2023, the Sleep and Breathing conference is the largest pan-European meeting of its kind and offers an integrated approach to the investigation and treatment of sleep disorders. Join us in person or online.

Registration is open

HERMES examinations in adult and paediatric respiratory medicine

Since their creation in 2008, the HERMES examinations in adult and paediatric respiratory medicine have served as the standard of knowledge-assessment for respiratory specialists at European level and are recognised within the profession worldwide. Register for the HERMES examinations here.

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Funding opportunities

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ERS Task Forces - develop guidelines, statements and technical standards

Would you like to develop a guideline, statement or technical standard? ERS members can submit short guideline and statement documents at any time.

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Fellowships - boost your research career

Boost your research career. ERS fellowships offer funding and support for research projects that address unmet needs in respiratory science and medicine.

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Advocating for lung health

Through its advocacy initiatives, ERS raises the profile of respiratory issues and promotes lung health.

Read more about ERS advocacy initiatives and policy areas


Our e-learning resources are regularly updated. These resources include short videos, CME online modules, case reports, and offer a convenient way to test your knowledge and collect CME credits in your own time.

Short video: Time to breathe (What respiratory physicians should know about parasominas)

17 min

The latest news from ERS

Stay up to date with the latest developments from the Society.

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Respiratory infections

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Sleep and breathing disorders

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European Lung Foundation

In partnership with ERS, the European Lung Foundation (ELF) brings patients and the public together with healthcare professionals to improve lung health and advance diagnosis treatment and care.

Visit the ELF website