Past Congresses

7th Congress of European Microbiologists

9-13 July 2017
Valencia, Spain

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6th Congress of European Microbiologists

7-11 June 2015
MECC, Maastricht, The Netherlands

5th Congress of European Microbiologists

Bringing together the key disciplines of microbiology
21-25 July 2013
Leipziger Messe, Leipzig, Germany

4th FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists
Advancing Knowledge on Microbes
26 – 30 June 2011
PALEXPO Convention Centre, Geneva, SWITZERLAND

3rd FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists
Microbes and Man: Interdependence and Future Challenges
28 June – 2 July 2009
Göteborg Convention Centre, Göteborg, SWEDEN

2nd FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists
Integrating Microbial Knowledge into Human Life
4 – 8 July 2006
Madrid, SPAIN

1st FEMS-ESCMID Conference on New Frontiers in Microbiology and Infection
Lessons from Escherichia coli: from basic research to clinical aspects
04 – 08 September 2005
Eurotel Victoria, Villars-sur-Ollon, SWITZERLAND

1st FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists
29 June – 3 July 2003
Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, SLOVENIA

FEMS Jubilee (25th anniversary) Symposium
16 September 2000
Hotel Meliá Lebreros, Sevilla, SPAIN

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