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Benefits of Joining APS

  • Stay current with provoking analysis and exceptional research publications.
  • Receive an exclusive member discount to over 20 APS physics research meetings with physicists, scientists, and journalists from around the world.
  • Receive professional development and recognition.
  • Connect with scientists of common research and topical interests through member sub-groups.
  • And more!

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Students Join for Free

The first year of APS membership is free for undergrads and graduate students, with additional discounts until graduation.

Students have access to APS Sections and Forums to connect with scientists in their local communities and engage with colleagues of similar interests. In addition, students are eligible to join two APS Divisions or Topical Groups to keep abreast of new developments in specialized fields.


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Free Memberships Available for Developing Countries

Through the Matching Membership Program, individuals residing in developing countries may apply for free membership.


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