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Exhibit of the Month: The Civiale Set

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Dr. Friedrich Moll, urologist and medical historian of Düsseldorf, Germany. Its historical importance lies in...
Rainer Engel

In Memoriam Rainer Engel, MD, FACS (1933-2018)

Rainer Engel, a very good friend and an active expert of the History Office of the EAU passed away on 6th January 2018. Born the third of nine children near Cologne, Germany, in 1933 his early years were heavily...

In memoriam: Prof. Dr. Jaakko Elo (1925-2017)

Eminent Finnish Urologist Prof. Dr. Jaako Elo passed away on Saturday 28th January 2017. He was 91 years old and is survived by his wife and three children. Jaakko Elo was born on 25 July 1925 in Kojkemäki, Finland....

Free for members: A new History Office publication

The EAU History Office is proud to launch a new addition to its Classical Library range of books. Prof. Sergio Musitelli (Milan, IT) completed work on a 200-page volume On The Foundation of Modern Urology, a book that offers...
Celebrating the history and culture of urology

Celebrating the history and culture of urology

“Stimulating the study of history opens windows to the future,” was how Prof. Frans Debruyne eloquently opened the 6th International Congress on the History of Urology. It became clear over the course of the day-long congress that it celebrated...

History Congress: “Taking urological history beyond books”

The EAU History Office is organising the 6th International Congress on the History of Urology in conjunction with EAU16. Attendance is free for everyone attending the 31st Annual EAU Congress in Munich. The congress promises to deliver a diverse...
Telling the story of Urology through instruments

Telling the story of Urology through instruments

European Museum of Urology unifies continent’s collections on new website The culmination of many years of development, the EAU History Office’s European Museum of Urology was launched in the summer of 2015. The online museum brings together different European...

EAU launches virtual European Museum of Urology

The virtual museum tells the history of urology by unifying continent’s collections of instruments We are proud to officially launch the virtual European Museum of Urology. The online museum brings together different European collections of urological objects, from private and...
EAU History Office: new projects call for collaboration

EAU History Office: new projects call for collaboration

During its annual fall meeting History Office of the EAU discussed a number of issues related to Europe’s current historical research in urology and identified areas of prospective studies. The meeting took place on 12-14 October 2010 in Leuven,...