IOP Institute of Physics

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Affiliate Member

For professional and amateur physicists not qualifying for other membership categories. Affiliate membership is ideal for anyone who is passionate about physics and wants to support the Institute's objectives.

As an affiliate member you can:

Get involved

Receive recognition

Stay connected

  • Get the latest physics news delivered to your door, mobile device or desktop every month with Physics World magazine
  • Interact with professionals through the members only LinkedIn group
  • Create your own forwarding email address


£99 per annum. Discounted fees are available in certain circumstances. Find out more here


You don’t need any formal qualifications in physics to enjoy this membership. You just need an interest in physics.

How to apply

The easiest way to apply for affiliate membership is to complete an online application form. Alternatively, you can download a paper application form and return it to Membership Department, Institute of Physics, 80 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT.

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