The EADVheadquarters is located in Lugano, amountain-rimmed lakeside city in southern Switzerland. Its international team of 26 employees holds expertise in various areas such as congress organisation, scientific communication and publishing, and finance. The Congress and Corporate Relations Department manages all the congress-related activities, inclu- ding logistics, registration, exhibition and scientific programming. Its scientific team collaborates with the Academy’s Scientific Programming Committee to deliver high-quality scientific programmes for the EADV congresses and symposia. The Publication and Editorial Department is responsible for the monthly publication of the Journal of the European Academy of the Dermatology and Venereology (JEADV) and its daily operations, including the peer-review process and contents management. The department collaborates with the journal editors and the publishing partner Wiley. All financial matters of the Academy are handled in the Lugano office and the Executive Assistants support and manage the day-to-day activities for the CEO and the Academy’s leadership. The headquarters also hosts the Executive Committee meetings and Board meetings on occasion.