Join SBM

The SBM offers five membership categories: Effective Member, Aspiring Member, Institutional Member, Benefactor Member and Honorary Member. Click here for more informations about each category.

How to become a member?

Individuals interested in becoming an Effective Member or an Aspiring Member have to fill out the application form. This form will be evaluated by the Board of Directors and the successful applicants will receive by email all necessary informations, including the bank slip for the payment of the annual membership fee.

The institutions interested in becoming an Institutional Member should make direct contact with the SBM Board of Directors ( In 2010, a new subcategory was created, called “Joint Institutional Member SBM/SBMAC”, by which it is possible to associate to both societies. For more informations about this subcategory, click here.

The appointment of an individual or a legal entity as Benefactor Member is carried out by the Director Council decision, based on the proposal of this Council or of the Board of Directors, or based on the proposal submitted by, at least, twenty effective members.

The appointment of an individual as Honorary Member is carried out by the Director Council, from a proposal from the Board of Directors, based on the analysis of the candidate’s scientific work.

In case of any doubts about the association rules, please contact: