The European Association for the Study of Obesity

What does EASO do?

What does EASO do?

Mission: To reduce the burden of unhealthy weight

About: Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 32 European countries. It is the voice of the European obesity community, representing scientists, health care practitioners, physicians, public health experts and patients. EASO is in official relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and is a founding member of the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

EASO promotes action through collaboration in advocacy, communication, education and research. Our National Association members and the individual members thereof enjoy extensive EASO member benefits.

Further information on the history and goals of EASO and on each Member Association is available via the top navigation bar.

Hot Topics in Obesity -Palma, Mallorca 1-3 October.


We are pleased to announce the 2018 EASO New Investigators United Autumn School. This residential educational course is open to early career researcher/practitioners and will take place in Palma, Mallorca from 1-3 October 2018.

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Opportunity: Research Internship at the IFB AdiposityDiseases Centre from February 11th to April 7th, 2019 in Leipzig, Germany

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Were are pleased to announce a new internship, open to EU citizens who are students of medicine and the life …

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World’s first Global Active Cities certified at Olympic celebration

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The world’s first Global Active Cities were honoured at an awards ceremony as part of the opening celebrations for the …

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EASO Patient Council Member of the Month

Andreas Herdt

My name is Andreas and – together with my fiancé Melanie and Ophelia the cat – I live in a …

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World’s First Global Active Cities launched on World Heart Day

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The world’s first Global Active Cities will be announced on Saturday, 29 September, to mark World Heart Day. The cities …

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EASO ECO2019 – Call for Abstracts and Symposia

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Join our 26th annual Congress, ECO 2019! Submit your symposium suggestions and abstracts on the ECO2019 website! Online abstract submission …

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It is Time to Change the Way We Care about Obesity


Since 2015, the US Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), American Society of Metabolic Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), …

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Examining the intersection between diabetes and cardiovascular events: CPD accredited meeting


Imperial College is hosting a free CPD accredited meeting exploring the relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular events, including secondary care …

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EASO Newsletter September 2018

26th European Congress on Obesity

Many thanks to all who participated in #ECO2018 in Vienna. We’re already hard at work on your next European Congress …

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