International Engagement

Through our international outreach activities and worldwide membership, APS serves as a welcoming global hub for physicists from around the world.
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Resources for the global physics community

With nearly a quarter of our membership living outside of the United States, APS is dedicated to connecting, engaging, and serving the global physics community.

Explore our resources by region to learn how you can benefit from APS programs, grant opportunities, events and more.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across Africa.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across East Asia

Explore resources in support of the physics community across South Asia.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across Southeast Asia.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across West and Central Asia.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across North America.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across South America.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across Oceania.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across North/East Europe.

Explore resources in support of the physics community across South/West Europe.

Physicists in less-resourced countries

APS advances international collaboration through opportunities and resources for physicists in less-resourced countries.

Membership options

Through our matching membership program, APS offers free membership to physicists living in less-resourced countries, as well as membership options for physicists and students around the world.

APS journals

APS welcomes submissions to our Physical Review journals from physicists and researchers worldwide.

Meetings price accessibility

We're proud to offer a fee structure to help physicists from less-resourced countries attend scientific meetings, in-person and virtually.

Travel grants and lectureships

APS travel grants and lectureships to encourage international collaboration, including opportunities to attend the APS March and April Meetings.

Sharing membership privileges with scientists around the world

APS and other physics professional organizations maintain reciprocal society agreements to share membership privileges, allowing physicists worldwide to benefit from reduced registration rates at APS meetings and other advantages. APS members in the United States can also benefit from these reciprocal society agreements when attending and presenting research abroad.

View the reciprocal societies

Supporting international policies and principles for scientific research collaboration

APS joins physical societies and scientific associations across the globe in signing on to a set of international policies and principles meant to foster integrity, reciprocity, and transparency.

View the announcement and signatories

International publications

To connect the global physics community, APS features the service of international scientists, supports the African Physics Newsletter, and produces reports on international engagement.

Stories of how APS members are advancing physics and making an impact around the world.

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News, discussion, and profiles on the physics community in Africa.

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Recommendations and implementation strategies for strengthening global partnerships and integrating international affairs across APS.

APS International Affairs team

For more information on how APS is working to support the global physics community, we encourage you to email the International Affairs team.

Amy Flatten

Director of International Affairs

Michele Irwin

Senior International Programs Manager

Laís Ribeiro

International Programs Associate

Shanaz Sulejmanovic

International Programs Manager

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