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About FEMS
About FEMS

We are leading the way in promoting excellence and equality in science, and in channelling high quality knowledge to solving today’s societal problems around microbiology. We do this by funding research, giving out travel and training grants to scientists, publishing our journals, running events, and managing collaborative projects with other partner organizations.

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Volunteer Roles: Two Journal Social Media Editors (JSMEs)

We are looking for two new volunteer Journal Social Media Editors (JSMEs). There are two positions available, one[...]

FEMS Research and Training Grants (July deadline)

Members of FEMS Member Societies can apply for our grants. Research and Training Grants assist early career[...]

International Microorganism Day 2024

We invite interested individuals and organizations to organize their own International Microorganism Day event in[...]

51° Congress of the Italian Society of Microbiology (SIM)

We invite you the FEMS Sponsored Event – 51° Congress of the Italian Society of Microbiology (SIM).  More[...]

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FEMS Journals and Open Access

Embracing an Open Future

All but one of the FEMS journals are now fully open access (OA), with one journal, FEMS Microbiology Letters remaining a subscription journal with free-to-publish and OA options. Open access is key to supporting the FEMS mission of disseminating high quality research as widely as possible: when high quality, peer reviewed sound science is open access, anyone, anywhere in the world with an internet connection, can read it.

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Stay Updated on FEMS Events!

We had such a great time at #FEMS2023 in Hamburg! Make sure you reconnect with all the memories with our highlights video. There is so much that we experienced together during our 5 days in this city.

We can’t wait to do it all again! Save the date for #FEMS2025, 13-16 July 2025 in Milan, Italy. Sign up to our events newsletter to stay updated with all our upcoming events.

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