Sister societies

National societies

Brazilian Society of Dermatology

Canadian Dermatology Association

United States of America
American Academy of Dermatology

Austrian Society of Dermatology and Venereology

Royal Belgian Society for Dermatology and Venereology

Bulgarian Dermatological Society

Croatian Dermatovenereological Society of the Croatian Medical Society


Cyprus Society of Dermatology and Venereology

Czech Republic
Czech Dermatovenereology Society

Danish Dermatological Society

Estonian Society for Dermatovenereologists

Finnish Dermatological Society

Société Française de Dermatologie

German Dermatological Society

The Hellenic Society of Dermatology and Venereology

Hungarian Dermatological Society

Irish Association of Dermatologists

Società Italiana di Dermatologia medica, chirurgia, estetica e delle Malattie Sessualmente Trasmesse (SIDeMaST

Association of Dermato-Venereologists of Latvia

Lithuanian Association of Dermatovenereologists

Maltese Society of Dermatology and Venereology

Dutch Society for Dermatology and Venereology

Norwegian Society of Dermatology and Venereology

Polish Dermatological Society

Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology

Romanian Society of Dermatology

Russian Society of Dermatovenereologists

Serbian Association of Dermatologists

Slovakian Dermatovenerological Society

Slovenian Society of Dermatology and Venereology

Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

Swedish Society for Dermatology and Venereology

Swiss Society for Dermatology and Venereology

Turkish Society of Dermatology

United Kingdom
British Association of Dermatologists

Australasian College of Dermatologists

New Zealand
New Zealand Sexual Health Society

European & Worldwide Associations

European Associations

Central Eastern European DermatoVenereological Association (CEEDVA)


European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

European Association of Dermato-Oncology (EADO)
In the field of skin cancer including primary and secondary prevention, early detection, clinical diagnosis and clinical and experimental research. 

European Dermato-Epidemiology Network (EDEN) 

The European Dermato-Epidemiology Network (EDEN) is a European initiative aimed at: -improving the role of epidemiology in dermatology sharing expertise -producing high quality work -contacting isolated groups and encouraging them to join in. 

European Nail Society (ENS)

The ENS was established in 1997 by a group of European dermatologists with a special interest in the diseases and biology of the human nail. The society meets each year at the annual EADV congress. 

European Society for Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dermatology

European Society for Laser Dermatology

European Society for Micrographic Surgery

European Society for Pediatric Dermatology

European Society for Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology

The European Society for Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology (Euro-PDT) is a group for those who actively perform research in the field of photodynamic therapy and fluorescence diagnosis or use it clinically.

European Society of Contact Dermatitis

European Society of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

European Society of Dermatology and Psychiatry (ESDaP)

European physicians and psychologists working in the field of psychodermatology, psychosomatic dermatology, and dermatopsychiatry.

European Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted Infections 

Society provides country- and topic-specific information for clinicians and other health professionals interested in the surveillance of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Europe. 

European Women’s Dermatologic Society (EuWDS) 

The objectives of the EuWDS are to encourage and support the role and contribution of women to European Dermatology; to reflect the cultural diversity of European countries; to promote friendship and to enhance the level of dermatology in Europe. 

Fondation René Touraine

The Fondation René Touraine is a European non-governmental, non-profit organization, founded in 1991.The purpose of the Fondation René Touraine is to support therapeutic progress in dermatology through actions bringing together dermatologists, scientists, pharmaceutical companies and health authorities.



Worldwide Associations

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International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology

International Federation of Psoriasis Associations

International Foundation for Dermatology

International Hyperhidrosis Society
The aim of the society is to improve the lives of people suffering from excessive sweating. 

International League of Dermatological Societies
Global body of dermatological societies and organisers of the World Congress of Dermatology every 4 years.

International Skin Care Nursing European Network

International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS) 
The International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS) was founded in 1978 in response to a need for a worldwide forum for dermatologists who offer surgical treatment to their patients. 

International Society of Dermatology
Responsible for the ISD International Congress on Dermatology and the International Journal of Dermatology (IJD). 

International Society of Dermatopathology
The aims and objectives of the society are to increase knowledge of the structure and function of the skin and of diseases of the skin by microscopy.

International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD)
The aim of the society is to promote international communication among gynecologists, pathologists, dermatologists, and related disciplines, and to establish international agreement on terminology and definitions of vulvovaginal diseases.

Pan Arab League of Dermatologists (PALD)
The aim of the Pan Arab League of Dermatologists is to foster collaboration between the Dermatology Societies in the Arab World in order to promote the specialty professionally and scientifically.


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