ESSM Congress

23rd Congress of the European Society for Sexual Medicine
February, 18–20 2021, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

ESSM does it better

Join the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) and the Dutch Society for Sexology (NVVS) for the ESSM Congress in Rotterdam, February 18–20, 2021. ESSM 2021 brings together scientists and healthcare professionals involved with sexual medicine from all around the world.

With Prof. Carlo Bettocchi as ESSM President, we will put together a scientific program designed to provide attendees with the latest in science and education. During this three-day congress, a variety of formats including round table discussions, debates, highlighted poster tours and workshops will cover all aspects of sexual health.

The fight against COVID19

The ESSM Board and the whole ESSM Family is ally to all its members and the world population in this very difficult moment of an overall fight against the novel COVID19. We acknowledge the great deal of efforts all healthcare providers are putting in place and with trust and solidarity we will overcome the invisible enemy. ESSM is currently working on the preparation of the next congress in Rotterdam (February 18–20, 2021) where we look forward, with all of you in health and wellness, to new scientific challenges.


February 18–20, 2021


de Doelen ICC Rotterdam

Important Dates

Registration Start: Summer 2020

Further Information

For further information we recommend using the official ESSM Congress Website.

More information coming soon.

Reasons to take part

The world of Sexual Medicine is an ever-expanding and beautifully multi-faceted one, and our holistic and multidisciplinary approach led us to become a true reference point for a variety of subjects such as psycho-sexology, sex-related endocrinology, female sexual disorders, social and gender issues.

Knowledge and Takeaways

ESSM 2021 provides a unique platform to learn about new developments of innovative treatment options. Gain valuable insights from interactive sessions, case studies and new delivery formats.

Key Opinion Leaders

Engage with key opinion leaders in the most talked-about areas of the sexual medicine and breathe new life into your career by traveling to Rotterdam.

Challenges Ahead

Broaden your horizons and gain an eclectic overview of sexual health. If there is something specific that you want to know, there are many opportunities for you to get the answers you seek.


Expand your network of colleagues and business connections from all over the world and catch up with old acquaintances.

Important Dates Abstracts

Abstract Submission Starts: Summer 2020

Notification of Abstract Acceptance: Autumn 2020

Call for Abstracts

Start preparing your abstract and share your latest research alongside numerous experts and peers at ESSM 2021.


Feel free to call, send us an email or follow #ESSM2021 to stay in touch with the community!

Vanessa Bernhard MCI

Vanessa Bernhardt
Project Management
T: +49 30 20459230