Individual Members

You can join the EMS or renew your membership online.
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Individual Membership Benefits

The principal reasons for joining the European Mathematical Society may be altruistic:

  • to encourage European mathematicians to cooperate;
  • to support European mathematicians working under difficult circumstances;
  • to support efforts to get backing for mathematics from the European Union.

But there are benefits to individual members as well:

  • EMS Newsletter, published 4 times a year for no extra charge;
  • Free access to the online Journal of the European Mathematical Society. Available in the Member Database areaInstructions;
  • reduced registration fees for the European Congresses;
  • reduced registration fee for some EMS co-sponsored meetings;
  • 20 % discount on books published by the European Mathematical Society ordered via*;
  • discount on subscriptions to journals published by the EMS Publishing House. Please inquire at*;
  • reciprocity memberships available at the American, Australian, and Canadian Mathematical Societies.

* These discounts extend to members of national societies that are members of the EMS or with whom the EMS has a reciprocity agreement.

Membership Fees

The current membership dues are

  • 25 € for persons belonging to a corporate EMS member society, i.e., a full or associate member on this list
  • 37 € for persons belonging to a society with which EMS has a reciprocity agreement
  • 50 € for persons not belonging to any EMS corporate member
  • A particular reduced fee of 5€ can be applied for by mathematicians who reside in a developing country from this list established by the EMS Committee for Developing Countries. This form of membership does not give access to the printed version of the Newsletter of the EMS.
  • Anyone who is a student at the time of becoming an individual EMS member, whether PhD or in a more junior category, shall enjoy a three-year introductory period with membership fees waived. All the standard benefits will be granted during this time, except printed copies of the Newsletter.
    Please send your application together with a recommendation letter from your teacher / supervisor to the EMS secretariat
  • Lifetime membership for the members over 60 years old.