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Joining APS is the perfect way to stay connected with the most recent developments in the physics world. In addition, APS works on behalf of the physics community to improve physics education, inform the public and policy leaders about the importance and excitement of physics, increase the diversity of the field, and reach out to physicists around the world. Join now and become part of these efforts.

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  • 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/or topical interests through member sub-groups.
  • And more!

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Free Trial Student Membership

Do your students know the first year of membership could be free?
Membership is free for the first year for students in physics, related science, and engineering graduate and undergraduate programs.

Students have access to APS Sections and Forums to connect with scientists in their local communities and to engage with colleagues of similar interests. In addition, students are eligible to join two (2) APS Divisions or Topical Groups to keep abreast of new developments in specialized fields.

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Matching Members Program

Through the Matching Membership Program, individuals residing in eligible countries — especially those who are members of their national physical societies — may apply for a reduced-cost membership (Matching Membership).
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