EULAR Centres of Excellence

If you are interested in one of the centres, please contact the Centres of Excellence directly through their published centre link (updates currently in progress).
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  • University Hospital of Zurich, Department of Rheumatolog, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Medical University of Vienna, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine 3, Vienna, Austria 
  • Amsterdam Rheumatology & immunology Center (ARC), Amsterdam,The Netherlands
  • Paris-Saclay University - Bicêtre Hospital AP-HP, Department of Adults Rheumatology- Paris, France
  • Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research (COPECARE) Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust & University of Southampton, Musculoskeletal Research Unit & MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton, UK
  • Karolinksa University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet ,Rheumatology Karolinska, Stockholm, Sweden
  • University of Oxford Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Botnar Research Institute and Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Oxford, UK
  • Newcastle University and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, Musculoskeletal and Immunotherapy Research Group, Newcastle upon, Tyne, UK
  • University of Leeds, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine & NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
  • University of Glasgow- Musculoskeletal Research Team Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, Glasgow, UK


Department of Rheumatology, Hôpital Cochin, Paris, France 

The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark 

Departments of Rheumatology, University Hospital Montpellier-Nîmes, Immuno-Rheumatology Unit, Clinical and Therapeutic Immunology, Montpellier France 

Centre for Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease, Dublin Academic Medical Centre, University College Dublin, Ireland

Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands 

King’s College London, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, London UK 


Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation, IRCCS G Gaslini
Clinica Pediatrica e Reumatologia, Università di Genoa, Genoa

Departments of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek and Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen 

Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo


Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center


Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research and Center of Bone and Arthritis Research, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Skeletal Biology and Engineering Research Center University Hospitals Leuven & KU Leuven






Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, The University of Manchester


Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Berlin 


The Birmingham Rheumatology Research Group
A collaboration between: The University of Birmingham, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust     


The Keele University and Haywood Academic Rheumatology Partnership, Staffordshire


Department of Rheumatology, Ghent University Hospital and VIB Inflammation Research Center, Ghent University


Department of Internal Medicine 3 and Institute of Clinical Immunology, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg


Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center Utrecht


Department of pediatrics, Unit of pediatric rheumatology, Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital University Medical Center Utrecht




Service de Rhumatologie B, Hôpital COCHIN, Université Paris Descartes, Paris             


Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine
University of Leeds and NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical
Research Unit Leeds NHS Teaching Hospitals Trust


Department of Medicine 3, Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna


Department of Rheumatology, Center of Experimental Rheumatology, University Hospital Zurich


Musculoskeletal Research Group, Newcastle University and the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne


Department of Rheumatology of the VU University, Academic Medical Center (AMC),  Medical Center and Jan van Breemen Research Institute Amsterdam


Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics Rheumatology, University of Oxford,  and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Botnar Research Institute, and Kennedy, Institute of Rheumatology


Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Karolinska, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm


Musculoskeletal Research Collaboration, University of Aberdeen Scotland


Musculoskeletal Research Unit & MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust & University of Southampton


Adults and Children Rheumatology Department, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris-Sud


Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen


Liverpool Health Partners, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Alder Hey Hospital, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Department of Musculoskeletal Biology, University of Liverpool


Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation College of Medical Veterinary Life Sciences, University of Glasgow

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Related Information

Application for EULAR recognition

EULAR invites centres of rheumatology research in Europe to apply for recognition as "EULAR Centre of Excellence in Rheumatology".

For more information see the applicaiton overview.

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