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Membership of the IOP is for everyone with an interest in the subject and its future. Join today and you can become part of a community of more than 50,000 members who share a passion for physics.

Joining is easy. Simply choose from one of the following grades and follow the instructions to join online today.

Our highest membership grade. Fellowship is for individuals with a very high level of achievement in physics and an outstanding contribution to the profession

For those with at least three years' post-degree experience during which professional skills have been acquired

For registered scientists and those who have recently obtained a first degree in the physical sciences or engineering or its equivalent

For students aged 16-19, undergraduate and postgraduate students

For professional and amateur physicists not qualifying for other membership categories who are passionate about physics and want to support the Institute's objectives

Digital membership for anyone with an interest in physics

If you would prefer to receive a printed copy of the membership application form, and for any other queries, please email or phone 020 7470 4800.

IOP membership brochure

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Related information

Member Benefits Table

To view a list of benefits for each membership grade, please click to view our benefits table.

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