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You may join the Society for Tropical Ecology by using our membership shop here.

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You may renew you membership at the Society for Tropical Ecology by paying you annual fee via our membership shop here.

For any questions regarding your membership status, please contact:

Dr. Simone Pfeiffer

e-mail: treasurer(at)

Become a member...

gtöWe are welcoming everyone interested in tropical ecology to become a member of the Society for Tropical Ecology. Join our scientific community to benefit from our networks, access and publish in our journal, apply for grants and save registration fees in our Annual Meetings and Events. We will support your career and strengthen your networking opportunities. You can also actively shape the society by contacting our scientific or executive boards, or by becoming a member of a board. 

All members receive the annual newsletter containing society announcements and details of current projects in tropical research. Membership is paid per annum. A reduced fee is available for students and unemployed individuals: 

from 01.01.2000
(with verification of student status)
Euro 30,00
Regular Members Euro 60,00

Payments via credit card are most welcome. Payments by cheque or international money order must be drawn on a bank. Please make sure to add the appropriate transfer charges.

Membership fees and donations are tax deductible. Any person interested in tropical ecology may become a member of the Society for Tropical Ecology upon payment of dues.

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Why should I join?

- Reduced prices for participation in society conferences

- Receive annual newsletter and email updates on society activities

Certification of society membership and/or engagement for CV

- Opportunities for networking with researchers from different countries

- For student members - access to a student group, which will provide additional networking opportunities and mentoring events

- For student members - opportunity to apply for funding to support travel to society conferences and fieldwork

- Develop links with relevant initiatives and facilitate local to global collaborations

Experience working in an international society

- Opportunity to take over responsibilities (e.g. event organisation, social media, chairing)   

- Get involved in shaping the society by contacting our scientific or executive boards, or by becoming a member of a board

- Be part of a friendly, open-minded, and welcoming society!