Join the EOS and become a part of the growing European optics and photonics community! The EOS has more than 4,500 societal, corporate, individual, associate and student members. Both individuals and institutions can become EOS members.
EOS membership includes various benefits. Choose a membership mode below and explore the benefits and advantages!
Membership benefits are detailed by clicking on each membership mode.
18 National Optical Societies (NOS) in Europe are already societal members of the EOS. Societies can join the EOS as a Branch or as an Affiliated Society.
The individual and student members of EOS Branches are automatically full individual and full student members of EOS.
In addition, any member of the following EOS branches
- DGAO, Germany
- IOP Optical Group, UK and Ireland
- Photonics Finland
- SFO, France
- SOS, Sweden
- SIOF, Italy
is able to submit papers and attend meetings organized by any EOS Branch on this list on the same terms and at the same rates as the members of this EOS Branch.
For EOS affiliated societies, their individual and student members automatically become EOS Associate individual and associate student members.
The benefits of full members and associate members are listed below. All these societies are represented at the EOS board, and the Scientific Advisory Committee, and the Presidents of the NOS receive letters from EOS twice a year.
Increase your company's or institute's visibility and benefit from special rates for all advertising and sponsoring offers.
Full individual members
Take advantage of special rates for journals and events and meet colleagues in your field of work. Join the EOS directly or through your national optical society.
Build up your professional network and benefit from special rates for journals and events for only 10 € per year.
Associate individual members
Join one of our Affiliated Societies and become an Associate EOS member automatically. Upgrading to a full individual membership only costs 12.50 € and brings you all the benefits.
Associate student members
Join one of our Affiliated Societies and become an Associate EOS member automatically. Upgrading to a full student membership only costs 3 € and brings you all the benefits.
In addition, any EOS member, regardless of the membership mode, have the possibility to attend most of the meetings of our Partner Societies and EOS co-sponsored events at member rates, and submit to the EOS Journal (JEOS:RP) with a discounted fee.
|Corporate members||Associated individual and associate student members||Full individual and full student members|
|Reduced publication rates for JEOS:RP||
|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)
|English Issue of Photoniques Magazine||•||•||•|
|Reduced registration fees for EOS events||•||•|
|Reduced registration fees for EOS co-sponsored events||•||•|
Distinctions, Networking,Travel, and Voting rights
|Full voting rights||•||•||•|
Opportunity for Fellow distinction
|Possibility to belong to the Industrial Advisory Committee||•|
|Possibility to belong to the EOS Board (via National Society)||•||•|
|Possibility to belong to the Scientific Advisory Committee (via National Society)||•||•|
|Travelling lecturer program of ICO, supported by EOS||•||•|
PR & Marketing
|10% discount on advertising and sponsoring offers||•|
|Presence on the EOS Homepage||•|
Free-of-charge publication of job offers in the EOS Member Newsletter and EOS LinkedIn Channel
|Discounts on Exhibition booths at EOS Events||•|