Become a Member


At ESDA, we support our members at every stage of their professional journey. The ESDA is open to all scientists, human or animal health professionals, or students or members of an academic profession who are interested or involved in experimental and field studies of Dirofilaria and Angiostrongylus, biology, epidemiology, and clinical aspects of these parasitic infections. In addition, membership is open to local or national authorities or representatives involved in human and veterinary health and environmental risk of heartworm infections in humans and animals due to movement of animal reservoirs, human travel, and tourism.

Membership runs for each calendar year, from January 1 through December 31.

Payments will be made by bank transfer. After completing the form, you will receive instructions for payment.


- 40€ for regular members
- 20€ for students.
Become a Member



The mission of Society is to be an European resource for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of both D. immitis and D. repens and Angiostrongylus vasorum in companion animals and to educate physicians and the public on the zoonotic risk of human Dirofilariosis.