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Undergraduate Membership is open to anyone studying for a first degree in a subject related to the molecular biosciences and to school students with an interest in continuing onto a molecular bioscience degree course. The Society welcomes members from all over the world. You can join at any time of the year.

Note: Please be aware that during the application process you are required to upload a scan or clear photograph of your student ID or a letter on headed paper from your supervisor or Head of Department confirming your enrolment at your place of study.



Undergraduate Membership offers you:


  • Significantly discounted registration fees for Biochemical Society events
  • Bursaries to attend Biochemical Society events of up to £300
  • Discounted registration fees for Biochemical Society and Royal Society of Biology training workshops and courses
  • Priority access to Summer Vacation Studentships
  • Grants for student societies
  • Access to careers information including a copy of the Next Steps careers booklet and Biochemists in Industry booklet
  • Opportunities to feed into the Society's policy activities through our Policy Network
  • Opportunities to volunteer at public engagement and careers events
  • Personal online access to Biochemical Journal and Biochemical Society Transactions
  • Automatic membership of The Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) and access to FEBS Fellowships
  • Monthly Student Members' News email
  • Invitations to member receptions and networking events


Questions? Contact the membership team:
                                       +44 (0)20 7685 2444

Applicants who reside in a low income country are entitled to a 50% discount on their membership fee.