An association of people who work with dysphagia.
Our aims are to improve and promote care, education and research into swallowing disorders and swallowing physiology.

Who we are

The European Society for Swallowing Disorders is an international non-profit association aiming to improve the quality of care for those affected by swallowing disorders. The Society brings together health care professionals and researchers from multiple disciplines to promote excellence in care, education, and research into swallowing and swallowing disorders.


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ESSD Events

Latest Past Events

ESSD 2022 Congress

After two challenging years where the Corona pandemic has severely restricted our means to interact, network and share research, we are very excited to invite you in person to Leuven, Belgium, to meet for the next edition of the yearly ESSD congress ! A very warm welcome to Belgium and we look forward to meet you in September 2022.