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#EFIC2025 Registration

#EFIC2025 Early Registration Deadline ends in:








Get ready for an celebration of pain science and education at the next EFIC Congress – Pain in Europe XIV in Lyon, France, from April 24-26, 2025! Under André Mouraux’s visionary theme, “Comorbidity of chronic pain and mental health disorders: Breaking the cycle,” our #EFIC2025 scientific program promises immersive in-person sessions, engaging interactions, and thought-provoking discussions. Don’t miss out on the largest international scientific congress in pain in 2025! Join us for #EFIC2025 in Lyon as we celebrate, learn, and break new ground in the quest to understand chronic pain and mental health comorbidity.


Registration is now open!

Prices excluding VAT. Terms and conditions will be published with the opening of registration in June 2024.

“Supported countries” refers to all low and lower middle income countries shown here, along with Albania, Bulgaria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey.

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The registration fee includes:
  • Participation at the largest international scientific meeting on pain in 2025
  • A scientific programme featuring dynamic new session formats for both plenaries and workshops
  • The opportunity to present and discuss your accepted poster on-site and be eligible for poster prizes
  • Free participation in interactive refresher courses
  • Access to informal talks, interviews and Q&A sessions at the EFIC Open Theatre
  • Access to the on-site exhibition
  • Participation at the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception
  • Participation at social and networking events
#EFIC2025 Attendee Justification Letters

Whether you are looking to attend #EFIC2025 as a clinician or a researcher, you might need to persuade your employer/superiors of the benefits of attending #EFIC2025. You are free to use the template relevant to you and customise any elements to develop a proposal for your attendance at #EFIC2025 in Lyon in April 2025.


#EFIC2025 Attendee Justification Letter – Clinicians
#EFIC2025 Attendee Justification Letter – PhD Student
Additional Information
Registration Deadlines

The registration deadlines are as follows:

Early registration deadline: until 15 November 2024, 24.00 CET
Standard registration deadline: until 18 March 2025, 24.00 CET
Late registration: from 19 March 2025

Group Booking Deadline (10 or more delegates): 13 April 2025, 24.00 CET

Group registrations

The European Pain Federation EFIC is happy to offer discounts for group registrations at #EFIC2025. The following terms apply:

For a group above 20 participants: 10% discount
For a group above 50 participants: 20% discount
For a group above 75 participants: 25% discount

Please send your request to
Trainees (Student/Fellow)

In order to register as a trainee, student or fellow, a supporting letter from your Head of Department at a recognised university or college, or a valid student ID providing proof of full-time enrolment at a recognised university or college at the time of registration is necessary.

Allied Health Professional

Allied Health Professional applies to non-medical professions such as nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists, and social workers. A proof of status is necessary. Please note that the registration category Allied Health Professional is offered by EFIC to subsidize the registration cost for delegates working in pain management within professions typically with lower salaries. This registration category is not intended for pharmaceutical company employees, even if they work in one of the fields above. Physicians and commercial company employees must register as full paying attendees. 

Member of EFIC Chapter or EFIC Academy

The reduced registration fee for Members will be granted only to Members with an active membership at the point of registration. To register as an EFIC Academy or Member of EFIC Chapter, information regarding your membership will be required upon registration. 

Attendees from Low-Middle Income Countries

Reduced registration rates are available to attendees from all low and lower middle income countries shown here, along with Albania, Bulgaria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey. Proof of your country of residency will be required for validation of the status (e.g. supporting letter from the local company or hospital) at the time of registration.  

Representatives of Patient Organisations

In order to register as participant from a Patient Organisation, a proof of affiliation to the Patient Organisation will be required for validation of the status (working for a Patient Organisation, either paid or voluntary) at the time of registration.  


An application has been made to the UEMS-EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event and we will update this section as soon as we have received an answer. For reference, the previous Congress #EFIC2023 was accredited with 21 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).

Code of Conduct

Please familiarise yourself with the official #EFIC2025 Code of Conduct before the Congress.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Notification of cancellation must be made in writing and sent to the Congress Secretariat by email at The notification must include all the relevant information regarding the bank account to which a possible refund may be remitted.

If the written notification of cancellation for the Congress registration and Pre-Congress Courses is received before the early registration deadline (15 November 2024), a full refund minus a handling fee of 50 EUR will be made. For cancellations received between 16 November 2024 and 6 January 2025, a full refund minus a 150 EUR (50 EUR for Allied Health Professionals, Trainees/Students/Fellows and Patient Organisations) cancellation fee will be made. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after 7 January 2025.

Caution: Fraud
Be aware of fraudulent individuals and companies that claim to offer registration for Pain in Europe XIII and hotel accommodation in Dublin through fraudulent websites and/or by contacting you directly via email. These fraudulent agencies will look similar to the official EFIC 2023 Pain in Europe XIII but are not. The only official agency handling registration and accommodation is K.I.T. Group GmbH located in Berlin, Germany. The only email addresses you should communicate with will end in or