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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.

Legal entities

Societal members 

21 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 student members of EOS. For EOS affiliated societies, their individual and student members then become EOS Associate individual and 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.

Corporate members

Increase your company's or institute's visibility and benefit from special rates for all advertising and sponsoring offers.

Individual memberships

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.

Student members

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 at member rates, and submit to the EOS Journal (JEOS:RP) with a discounted fee.

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Benefits overview

Corporate members Associated individual and associate student members Full individual and full student members

 Journals

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

 Events

Reduced registration fees for EOS events
Reduced registration fees for EOS co-sponsored events

 Newsletters

Member newsletter

 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