Partnering with FEMS
FEMS is a unique, active and diverse network of around 30,000 professionals who are committed to advancing microbiology for the benefit of society in the areas of health, energy, food, materials and the environment. Set up in the UK as a small charity in 1974, today we are a growing coalition of over 50 Member Societies from 41 countries across Europe. Many of those in our network are early career researchers. Others are experienced scientists, industry professionals, students and campaigners.
From January 2024, all but one of the FEMS journals will become fully open access (OA), with one journal, FEMS Microbiology Letters remaining a subscription journal and free to publish in with 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.