Undergraduate Student Member


Undergraduate Student Membership is available for those studying at undergraduate level.



There are two options to join as an Undergraduate Student Member of the Society:

  • From £15 per year, for payment by Direct Debit*
  • From £17 per year, for payment by a debit or credit card
  • From £43 for three years’ membership (saving 15%)

*Direct Debit is available to bank account holders in the United Kingdom.


Joining the Microbiology Society as an Undergraduate Student Member offers plenty of opportunities.

We've listed just some of them below.

  Full Member Full Concessionary Member Postgraduate Student Member Undergraduate Student Member Affiliate Member
Monthly e-newsletter
Electronic access to Microbiology Today
Print subscription to Microbiology Today^  
Reduced registration for Annual Conference and Focused Meetings
Discount to publish for open access in Society journals    
Eligible to apply for Society grants**  
Eligible to apply for FEMS~grants  
Access to the Membership Directory  
Access to professional development content  
Can hold office and vote    
Eligible to join the Early Career Microbiologists’ Forum  

** Grant eligibility varies by grade. See each grant for details.
 Careers Conference Grants only.
^ An additional supplement is payable by those members outside of the UK and Ireland who elect to receive a print copy.
~ Federation of European Microbiological Societies.

Get more involved

There are other ways that Undergraduate Student Members can get more involved with the Society:

  • Engage with our wider communities through the Federation of European Microbiological Socities (FEMS) and the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS).
  • Take advantage of our 'opportunities to shine' – opportunities to enhance your CV and stand out from the crowd.