Full individual members

Join the EOS as a full individual member and become a part of the European optics and photonics community!
All EOS Branch members are automatically full individual members of EOS and can join the following benefits.
Any Affiliated Society member (=Associate individual member) may upgrade their membership to full individual membership at any time to receive full benefits.

Benefits & Advantages


  • Reduced publication rates for JEOS:RP - the electronic Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid Publications
  • Free subscription to the Electro Optics Magazine published by Europa Science Ltd.
  • Free subscription to the Advanced Optical Technologies Journal (AOT) published by DeGruyter (starting beginning of 2012).
  • Free English Issue of Photoniques Magazine (automatically sent to your postal address unless opted out)

Topical Meetings & Conferences

  • Reduced registration fees for all EOS events
  • Reduced registration fees for all EOS co-sponsored events
  • Reduced registration fees to events organized by EOS Partners (see the MoUs here)

Please see our event calendar to discover the events where your EOS membership can save you a lot of money (http://www.europeanoptics.org/events)


  • Monthly EOS member newsletter (sent via email)

Distinctions, Travel, Voting Rights

  • Full voting rights
  • Opportunity for Fellow Distinction
  • International lecturer program of ICO

    • as an EOS member you have a possibility to apply for the ICO Travelling Lecturer Grant.
      The Travelling Lecturer program promotes lectures on modern aspects of optics in interested territories by scientists of international reputation with good lecturing skills. The program is aimed specially at developing nations, but is not necessarily restricted to them. Read more on the ICO website and apply for the grant!

Membership options

There are two options to join as an individual member:

1) Direct individual membership

Annual fee: 50 €

  • Register as a member here to access the EOS membership subcriptions.
  • Payment can be made via Paypal or wire transfer (invoice)

2) Individual membership through an EOS Branch
Join us through an EOS Branch and get two memberships in one! All individual members of the below listed societies are automatically full individual EOS members with all benefits. The EOS membership fee is included in the fee of the below listed societies.


IOP members are asked to create a user account and announce IOP membership when registering, in order to activate their individual membership.

Select your preferred EOS Branch and click on the link for more information:

EOS Office
Tel.: +358 50 592 46 93