President of ORCA,
Andreas Schulte


The European Organisation for Caries Research or ORCA in acronym is a scientific organisation which promotes oral health through scientific research in the field of Cariology. In 1953, ORCA was founded as an international organisation based in Europe and since then it has been brought together dental professionals from all around the world.

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Current ORCA related news

March 2015
Election for vice-president in 2015
We are pleased to announce that MONIQUE VAN DER VEEN (Netherlands) and JOANA CARVALHO (Belgium) were nominated as candidates for Orca vice-president in 2015. The elected vice-president will become the ORCA president in 2017.
You are invited to read the short CVs and statements of the candidates, and to vote for one of them through the membership section. Voting can take place until May 1st, 2015.
The right to vote is given to all ORCA members who have paid membership fee 2015.
Our best wishes for both candidates!

November 2014
Website and abstracts submission for the ORCA Congress 2015 is now active!

November 2014
ORCA Summer School in Greece

ORCA is offering a Summer School in Athens on  17-18 April 2015  to stimulate research related to Cariology  in the countries of the Mediterranean and Middle East, and to raise interest of young scientists in this region to participate at the ORCA 2016 Congress in Athens.
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