Registration categories and fees

Delegate category Before 15 March 2018 After 15 March 2018
Patient organisations (EURORDIS members*) 115 € 165 €
Patient organisations (non-EURORDIS members) 175 € 225 €
Academics or healthcare professionals 320 € 430 €
Payer bodies, HTA agencies, national competent authorities, regulators, policy makers or government workers 320 € 430 €
Students 120€ 120 €
Healthcare industry, ERTC members, consultants, investors 1200€ 1450 €
Media representatives Please contact Eva Bearryman, Communications Manager, EURORDIS

+33 1 56 53 52 61 or [email protected]

*for more information on how to become a EURORDIS member, visit the following page:

Please note that EURORDIS is exempt from VAT (Value Added Tax) as a non-profit organisation (art. 293 B du CGI).

Deadline to register: 27 April 2018
Early-bird cut off date: 15 March 2018


Practical information

It is possible to buy reduced tickets for public transport to the Wien Messe.
Tickets include:
– Unlimited access to Wiener Linien public transportation (only in Vienna)
– 10% reduction: 3-day tickets costs 16.40€, 4-day tickets cost 18.60€
– Possibility purchase airport transfer tickets

Buy reduced tickets here

More information to come soon.

Practical information (transport, visa…)

Patient advocate Fellowship Programme

EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe is offering patient fellowships for up to 40 patient advocates to attend ECRD 2018.

These fellowships aim to empower patient advocates by offering a platform for networking opportunities, access to information and experience sharing.

The programme covers:

  • Registration
  • Travel (return trip economy fare flight or train)
  • Accommodation (up to 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Vienna)

The total of the travel and hotel expenses reimbursed by EURORDIS cannot exceed 500€ per fellow.

Fellows are selected depending on their advocacy skills and objectives, by an ad hoc committee and notified by 19 January 2018.

Deadline to submit application: 15 December 2017.

For any questions concerning EURORDIS’ Fellowship Programme, please contact: Anja Helm ([email protected]).

Read the EURORDIS Fellowship application evaluation criteria.

Apply for the fellowship programme