Become a member


We are delighted you would like to join IESS!

Membership Categories

Members of the International Epilepsy Surgery Society comprised Full Members, Trainee Members and Honorary Members. Full Members are in professional practice dedicated to the treatment of epilepsy. Trainee Members are physicians and health care professionals in training. Honorary Members are physicians and health care professionals not in practice, but who contributed outstanding service to the field of epilepsy surgery.

Application Criteria

For more information about the different membership classifications, termination and rights, please view Articles 5,6,7 of the IESS by-laws.

Application Process

Step 1: Fill in the online membership application form through the button below.

Please note that you will be asked to send a CV in English and include details of your training, experience and any publications. In addition you should provide two names of renowned epilepsy surgeons for endorsement. Please inform your references that you have put them in as a reference, as they will be checked. If you do not have two names as a reference, you can still proceed with the application, your application will still be sent to the board for consideration.

Step 2: Once your application is approved, a confirmation will be sent.


In order to acquire Full or Trainee membership, an application has to be submitted. The Board decides about the admission by resolution, and the applicant is informed about the decision in writing.

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