Individual membership

‘Whether you are an established researcher in a university, a student on an animal science degree programme, or a user of animal science in industry or on farms, a BSAS membership provides you with a wealth of opportunities to progress and enhance your career. As a membership organisation we exist to serve our members, providing support to those involved in animal science and its application in the UK and overseas and our team of membership managers, specialist committees and active members are on hand to answer any questions you may have.’ Kim Matthews, BSAS Past President 


Membership subscriptions contribute to BSAS activities and are essential in supporting our mission to advance the sector, improve the understanding of all aspects of animal science and ensure research and knowledge transfer has a practical and beneficial application.

Your membership helps us to:

  • stimulate interest and champion discussion with focus on addressing climate change and wider ecosystem challenges related to livestock production
  • bring forward and disseminate evidence-based science and sector knowledge to champion and transform, through global collaboration, a one nutrition, one health, multi- disciplinary approach to address future food         security and climate change
  • use this evidence-based animal science to inform government policy and related decision making activities, bringing together and providing a platform for individuals and organisations that are committed to the advancement of sustainable livestock and the wider animal science sectors
  • work with all sectors in, and related to, animal science to encourage and ensure sharing of factual information to improve animal health and welfare; and the care of equine, companion, and zoo animals
  • encourage and support the development of early-career professionals as tomorrow's leaders and, thereafter, throughout their careers

Your membership, allows you to take advantage of the many benefits of being a BSAS member, including:

  • discounted rates on the BSAS annual conference fee
  • discounted article processing charge (APC) for animal - the international journal of animal biosciences
  • complimentary membership of EAAP - allowing access to discounted conference fees and participation in commissions to represent UK animal science (free membership is only available to members located in EAAP member contries)
  • access to BSAS Register and CPD events
  • opportunity to make a difference by getting involved in BSAS committees and activities


To become a member or to renew your membership, click here.

If you have any questions about becoming a BSAS Member or about your BSAS Membership, please do not hesitate to contact us at

You can read more about the benefits of becoming a BSAS member in our downloadable Member Booklet or watch the video below.

Membership Fees (per annum)

Membership Fees




Graduate (up to 3 years post full-time education) 




Student (full-time education) 


Low to middle-income countries (LMIC)