Membership of the organisation is open to all individuals and all organisations, public or private, that desire to promote the objectives of the organisation.

There are four categories of membership:

  • Individual Members
    Individual membership is open to all individuals engaged or interested in biological control.

  • Institutional Members
    Institutional membership is open to any institution, including government departments, academies of science, universities, institutes and societies, participating in biological control activities.

  • Supporting Members
    Supporting membership is open to any person or institution interested in promoting the objectives of the organisation.

  • Honorary Members
    Honorary membership may be conferred by Council upon anyone who has made outstanding contributions to biological control.


Membership Application

Application for individual membership can be made to the Treasurer of the organisation (see application forms). The applicant can request affiliation to any Regional Section. For other categories of membership, please contact the Secretary General. The Council decides on the admission and will determine the appropriate category of membership, if any, of each applicant.


What is IOBC doing for you? (pdf)

Membership Benefits (pdf)

Membership Application Forms

Choose your Regional Section:



IOBC-Global Honorary Members

Honorary members IOBC (pdf)