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As part of an ongoing effort to serve the global physics community, APS provides resources to deepen its international engagement with physicists worldwide. Learn more about APS programs, events, publications, and networks offered to physicists in Africa.
FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research
Recognizes graduate students who have made noteworthy progress in academics, covers travel expenses to attend a scientific conference or workshop. Learn more
WS2 Lab Kits
Women Supporting Women in the Sciences (WS2) was awarded an APS Innovation Fund grant in 2020 to design and distribute low-cost physics & materials science lab kits for elementary and secondary school students across the globe. Learn more
International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD 2022)
The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development encourages exchanges between scientists and all categories of stakeholders to emphasize the links among basic sciences and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Agenda 2030. Learn more
APS Student Ambassadors
The APS Student Ambassadors program is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students around the world to strengthen the network of student members at their institution dedicated to advancing physics through APS by participating in and sharing valuable APS resources and programs. Learn more
APS signs agreements with other physical societies to exchange certain member benefits. Learn more
APS March Meeting 2023
March 6-10, 2023
Las Vegas, NV
APS April Meeting 2023
April 15-18, 2023
Physical Review Journals
African Physics Newsletter
Produced by and for African Physicists, APS publishes the African Physics Newsletter to facilitate communication among physicists across Africa and highlight physics news and research from the continent to a broader international community.
Articles in APS News about this Region
APS Forum on International Physics (FIP) Newsletter
Stay up to date with the activities of the APS Forum on International Physics by reading the most recent FIP Newsletter.
The APS Government Affairs has partnered with APS members to advocate for openness and scientific mobility in hundreds of meetings with Congressional staff across the United States. Learn more
The Task Force on Expanding International Engagement examined how the Society can better serve its international members and the global physics community. Share your feedback & ideas with us!
The APS Council of Representatives is an elected body of APS Members that addresses matters related to science and membership, including science policy. International Councilors serve a four year term and provide the perspectives and opinions of international physicists during APS Council discussions and decisions.
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
East African Institute of Fundamental Research
*APS members whose primary residence is the US are not included in these statistics.