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Become an institutional Member


The International Association of Bioethics aims to be truly international, linking all those working in bioethics and related fields, facilitating mutual contact, and encouraging the discussion of cross-cultural aspects in bioethics.

15th World Congress of Bioethics, June 19-21, 2020, Philadelphia, USA

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person meeting of the World Congress of Bioethics has been canceled and will be moving to a virtual platform.

Read the full announcement here


Individual IAB Membership

Individuals wishing to become IAB members must purchase their membership through registering to the 15th World Congress of Bioethics.

IAB membership benefits includes:

  • The right to register to the Word Congress of Bioethics (WCB)
  • For Early Career Researchers – the right to apply for a travel bursary to the WCB
  • The right to vote in elections to the Board of Directors
  • The right to be nominated to the Board of Directors
  • The right to request IAB support for activities of IAB Networks one is a member of
  • Access to IAB secretariat services for publicity (subject to IAB Board approval when needed) of bioethics events, activities, publications, etc. on:
    • IAB Facebook page
    • IAB Twitter account
    • IAB LinkedIn page
    • IABulletin – the monthly newsletter circulated to hundreds of bioethics scholars world-wide
    • IAB website

IAB member rates

High Income Country            USD$70
Middle Income Country       USD$60
Low Income Country              USD$25
Early Career Researcher      USD$35