Become a member

Join a vibrant community of people who share your passion for physics.

Our membership is inclusive and equal for all physicists. As an IOP member, you can be part of a community of professionals working together to support each other and promote physics in society.

We can support your professional development throughout your career, and provide a clear pathway to progress through each category of membership.

Associate Member

Our Associate Member category is for undergraduates, apprentices and trainees, and for professionals with an interest or experience in physics but who might not have the experience or knowledge to allow them to apply for Member.


Our Member category is for anyone with a degree in physics or a related subject, or who has equivalent experience and knowledge of physics gained in the workplace.


Fellowship is the highest level of membership attainable within the IOP and is for those with a degree in physics or related subject (or equivalent knowledge gained in the workplace) and who have made a significant impact on their sector.

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Discuss your membership with us by emailing or phoning 020 7470 4800.

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