The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) is a non-profit association of clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals, dedicated to improving the health of people affected by allergic diseases.

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Who we are

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) is the primary source of expertise in Europe for all aspects of allergy.

EAACI is an association of clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals, dedicated to improving the health of people affected by allergic diseases with more than 15,000 members from 124 countries and over 50 National Allergy Societies.

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What we do

In pursuit of our mission, we seek to accomplish the following aims

  • Research

    Promoting basic and clinical research

  • Information

    Collecting, assessing and disseminating scientific information

  • Reference

    Functioning as a scientific reference body for other scientific, health and political organisations

  • Patient Care

    Promoting good patient care in this important area of medicine

  • Education

    Encouraging and providing training and continuous education

What we stand for

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    Create a world where allergy and asthma patients have the means to live a better life.

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    To provide the best platform for science and education for allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology, connecting experts worldwide

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    EAACI helps doctors and researchers with the best practices and tools to facilitate standardised, high-quality care in allergy and asthma.

Our History

  • 1950s
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  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • 2000s
  • 2010s
  • 2020s
  • 1950

    The inception of the idea of closer collaboration in the field of allergy at the European level during the 1st European Congress on Allergy, Paris (31 May – 1 June)

  • 1956

    The European Academy of Allergy is established in Florence

  • 1957

    Constitution and by-laws are registered in Utrecht

  • 1964

    The Lexicon Allergologicum is published with the support of the Academy

  • 1971

    The Academy changes its name to the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

  • 1986

    EAACI Members reach 1000

  • 1992

    “Allergy” becomes the official journal of the Academy

  • 1995

    The Academy revises its by-laws, and membership is opened up to Corporate Societies

  • 1997

    EAACI Sections are established: Asthma, Pediatrics, Dermatology (Allergic Skin Diseases), ENT, Immunology

  • 1997

    Creation of the Interest Groups at the Brussels Congress; EAACI CME Accreditation Council is created

  • 1998

    Creation of the Junior Members and Affiliates membership category

  • 2000

    Establishment of the Ethics Committee

  • 2001

    Creation of the position of Scientific Programme Coordinator: 1st SPC: Sergio Romagnani

  • 2003

    GA2LEN is established in the EAACI office in Brussels and sponsored by the EU FP6

  • 2005

    EAACI presents the EAACI awards for the first time

  • 2009

    EAACI Headquarters is established in Zurich

  • 2010

    The biggest world allergy congress ever, with 7989 registered delegates takes place in London

  • 2011

    Launch of the European Declaration on Immunotherapy; Launch of the EAACI Journal Clinical and Translational Allergy; Rollout of the EAACI Campaign for Allergen Immunotherapy

  • 2013

    Launch of the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis guidelines; Launch of the Global Atlas of Asthma, EAACI members reach 8000; Rollout of Food, Allergy & Anaphylaxis Campaign

  • 2014

    Opened EU liaison office; Rollout of EAACI Allergy Awareness Campaign; Launch of the Global Atlas of Allergy

  • 2015

    Established EU Parliament IG on Allergy and Asthma; Launch of the Global Atlas of ENT; EAACI members reach 9000

  • 2016

    60 Years of EAACI – Dedicated to allergy science, committed to your health

  • 2017

    Launch of the AIT guidelines; EAACI membership reaches 10000; My EAACI programme

  • 2018

    EAACI White Paper on Research, Innovation and Quality Care; EAACI strengthens its Science Portfolio: VP Science, Science Committee, Methodology Committee; EAACI Strategic Forum on Allergic Diseases and Asthma

  • 2019

    AIT Guidelines for HDM-driven asthma; Global Atlas of Skin Allergy; EAACI Research and Outreach Global Network

  • 2020

    First ever EAACI digital congress attended by 8000+ delegates + launch of digital-focused meetings

  • 2021

    First EAACI Hybrid Congress in Krakow, Poland

  • 2022

    Launch of the EAACI Knowledge Hub

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