The Council assists and supervises the Executive Committee.
Besides its task of general supervision of the Executive Committee, the Council has the following specific power:

  • Approval of the annual accounts prepared by the Executive Committee before presentation to the General Assembly.
  • Preparation and supervision of the election procedures, acceptance or remittance of nominations for officers, the President or of any other representative of the society.
  • Long term decisions of decisions of strategic impact, in so far as no change of Statutes is required.
  • Preparation of any changes in the Statues or Bylaws, as well as supervision of the procedures to adopt these.
  • Assistance to the actions of the Executive Committee, particularly in decisions of strategic impact for the organization of the annual congress, or any other events organized by the society.

The Council is composed of at least 13 members, namely the Executive Committee and at least eight other society members.
The Council meets as necessary and at least twice a year. 

Members elected in 2015

Prof. Dr. Peter Schirmacher
Institut für Pathologie
University Hospital
Im Neuenheimer Feld 224
69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Phone: +49 6221564161

Prof. Metka Volavšek
Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, 
University of Ljubljana Korytkova 2,
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone: +38 615437148
Fax: +38 615437101

Dr. Tibor Tot
Department of Pathology and Clinical Cytology
Central Hospital Falun
S-791 82 Falun, Sweden
Phone: +46 23492696
Fax: +46 23492389

Prof. Cord Langner
Institute of Pathology
Medical University of Graz
Auenbruggerplatz, 25
8063 Graz, Austria

Dr. Xavier Matias-Guiu
Hospital v. Arnaude Vilanova
Dept. of Pathology
Au Alcalde Rovira Rorize 80
25198, LLEIDA, Spain
Phone: +34 932919239
Fax: +34 932919344

Members elected in 2013

Prof. Gordan M. Vujanic, FRCPath 
Department of Pathology 
School of Medicine Cardiff University 
Heath Park 
Cardiff CF14 4XN, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 2920742706 (secretary) 
Phone: +44 2920744649 (direct) 
Fax: +44 2920748490

Prof. Ales Ryska
Charles University Medical Faculty Hospital
The Fingerland Department of Pathology
Sokolska 581
50005 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

Prof. Holger Moch
Institute of Surgical Pathology Department
Pathology University Hospital Zurich
Schmelzbergstr. 12
CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland

Phone: +41 12553930
Fax: +41 12554416