The membership of ISHAM comprises individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, including clinicians, veterinarians, biochemists, molecular biologists, immunologists, botanists, pathologists and laboratory technologists. It’s activities are governed by an elected Council, comprised of President, President-Elect, General Secretary, Treasurer and five Vice Presidents. The Chief Editors of the Society's journals are also council members. The officers of ISHAM are all volunteers who recieve no payment for their services.

Membership fees paid on January 1 -  August 31 are booked for the current calender year,  payment on September 1 or later will cover current and next calender year.

Membership fees per 1 January 2021

  1 year 2 Years 3 years 4 years 5 years
Active member CHF 50,00 CHF 100,00 CHF 145,00 CHF 195,00 CHF 245,00
Young active member (< 40 years) CHF 35,00 CHF 70,00 CHF 100,00 CHF 135,00 CHF 170,00

Why become a member of ISHAM?

  • Access to the journal Medical Mycology, including issues dating back to volume 1.
  • Access to recent postings about jobs and research positions as they become available.
  • Regular access to ISHAM News with its detailed information on diverse matters of interest to members, including announcements and programmes of congresses, courses and workshops.
  • Unlimited membership in the 27 ISHAM Working Groups providing networking opportunities and detailed information on dedicated workshops related to your areas of interest.
  • Financial and mentor support in the event that you want to initiate a working group.
  • Free access to various mycological theses
  • Free download of Dr. David Ellis’ illustrated book on fungi
  • Opportunities to publicise, at no cost, your own meetings and courses via ISHAM News.
  • Reduced fees for registration at ISHAM congresses.
  • Access to funding schemes for ISHAM members
  • Assistance in developing and conducting your educational activities.
  • If you are 40 years old or younger, you can join Young-ISHAM, where a team of young mycologists can help you start up or enlarge your professional network, exchange ideas and help with advice about issues relevant to you.

Work on your career and join the international network of ISHAM!