Young ECMM

Welcome to the Young ECMM programme

Become the face of the next generation in medical mycology, become a Young ECMM fellow. Be part of the international programme in your early career in mycology to build and expand your network within the European Confederation of Medical Mycology. The programme is open to a wide range of professionals interested in human and veterinary mycology from laboratory or data scientists to clinicians.

As a YECMM fellow, you will enjoy the following benefits

  • Visibility
    The ECMM website features young members, facilitating seamless and straightforward exchange of professional skills.
  • Networking
    o Unparallelled access to a global community network of experts and renowned leaders in medical mycology from the ECMM academy Fellows
    o Invited speaker opportunities at the YECMM scientific programme at the TIMM congress YECMM programme at TIMM
    o Free Participation in the Young ECMM social programme at the TIMM Congress
    o Future YECMM programme organisation team opportunities
    o Structured Mentorship Programme
  • Award and funding opportunities:
    o Young ECMM Best Abstract Awards at the TIMM congress
    o ECMM Young Investigator Travel Awards to attend the TIMM Congress Young Investigator Travel Awards

You become a YECMM fellow if you:

  • Are ≤38 years of age at application
  • Are highly motivated in pursuing your career in basic or clinical mycology
  • Would like to benefit from being part of an international mycological society


EUR 20 per year or one-time EUR 100 for a “life-long” membership (independent of entry year, but it ends at the age of 40).

Fees are due upon successful application and at the beginning of each subsequent year. With acceptance after 1 October, fees are invoiced the next year.

Become a YECMM fellow!

Apply by clicking on the link below: