International Congress on the History of Urology

The EAU History Office is organising the 6th International Congress on the History of Urology, which will be held in conjunction with the 31st Annual EAU Congress in Munich. The programme will feature a wide range of subject matters that should be of interest for any urologist who is planning to attend EAU16.

We look forward to welcoming you to Munich!

Prof. Frans Debruyne                                  Prof. Dirk Schultheiss
Honorary Congress President                   EAU History Office Chairman

Scientific Programme
The History Congress will take place on March 11th 2016, the first day of the Annual EAU Congress. The full-day programme highlights the history of urology on all six inhabited continents, organised around four distinct topics:

  • Worldwide roots– international contributions to early urology
  • Politics– the establishment of societies, standards and regulation
  • Pioneers– the personalities and stories behind innovators of the field
  • Sex around the world– attitudes and practices across the globe

The preliminary programme is available here. [Download as PDF here].


Relevant news about the 6th International Congress on the History of Urology and related topics can be found here.

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  • Telling the story of Urology through instruments. Read more.
  • EAU launches virtual European Museum of Urology. Read more.
  • History Congress: “Taking urological history beyond books” Read more.
  • Celebrating the history and culture of urology. Read more.
  • EAU TV: History in the Making. See the interview.