JOIN EPSO AS A PERSONAL MEMBER

You can join EPSO as an internal or external personal member.

What are the benefits of an internal personal member?

Internal personal members are individuals working in EPSO member institutes or universities. The benefits are:

  • Access to members only information on the EPSO website (restricted to EPSO personal members from institutional members) – including e.g. European research programme profiles, briefings and analysis, national research programme profiles, a fact collection.
  • Access to EPSO News – the bi-annual newsletter – an excellent source of information on EPSO activities, EPSO members’ activities, EU funding and national funds open to foreign applicants.
  • Reduced registration fee to EPSO/FESPB conference.
  • Apply to participate in the EPSO workshops (restricted to EPSO personal and institutional members; travel and accommodation covered by member)
  • Submit job adverts for publication on the EPSO website for free

What are the benefits of an external personal member?

External personal members are individuals not working in EPSO member institutes or universities. The benefits are:

  • Access to EPSO News – the bi-annual newsletter – an excellent source of information on EPSO activities, EPSO members’ activities, Summaries on EU funding and national funds.
  • Reduced registration fee to EPSO/FESPB conference.
  • Apply to participate in the EPSO workshops (restricted to EPSO personal and institutional members; travel and accommodation covered by member)
  • Reduced fee to submit job adverts for publication on the EPSO website

Who can become an external personal member?

EPSO offers external personal membership to individual persons interested in plant science. This opportunity is open to all nationalities, professions, career stages and age groups worldwide.

How to apply for Personal membership ?

Please, contact us through the contact form specifying your:

  • Name, Surname
  • Organisation
  • Position in your organisation
  • Professional email (no personal email address accepted)

We will contact you and start with the admission. You may add any question you have in your comments.

Class of membership?

A small fee according to the career test applies to individuals working in other institutes/universities:

  • Professionals are people working in their profession (this is not limited to scientists);
  • Post-docs are people with a PhD or Dr degree not working independently yet;
  • Students are PhD students approaching a PhD, and undergraduate students approaching a bachelor, Master or Diploma degree; and school students.

Professionals and Post-docs: 110 €
Students :                                40 €

 

Resignation and exclusion of members:
• A member can resign after giving 3 months’ notice to the Executive Director by e-mail. Notice starts on the first day of the month following the date of the e-mail reception.
• The Board of Directors Executive Director can exclude a member, if financial obligations are not met or a conflict of personal interest of the member to that of the organisation appears or if the personal member disseminates the downloaded newsletter inside or outside its organisation
• Resigning or excluded members have no rights to the equity of the association.