• The next IUMS congresses will be in Singapore on 17-21th July; see also
  • IUMS has formulated a statement on research with dangerous microbes. Click here for the full statement
  • Register for the 67th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Hygiene and Microbiology 2015 in Münster. Date: 27 - 30 September, 2015. For further information visit
  • The 2nd International Conference on Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine-2015” (ICIDN-2015) will take place December 15-18, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. This tri-annual series of ICIDN conference organized by the Nepalese Forum for Medical Microbiology jointly with Nepal Polymer Institute (NPI) and  CoEBio, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences is aimed at promoting interdisciplinary scientific studies for systematic understanding of infectious diseases and the development of enhanced diagnostics and treatments by applying the tools and techniques of nanotechnology for the benefit of humankind. For more information visit
  • The Executive Board received the sad news that Prof Shogo Sasaki, who was IUMS president from 1988-1990, passed away on November 20, 2014. He was 98 years old >> read more
  • Name of the Mycology Division of IUMS changed into the Mycology & other Eukaryotic Microbiology Division (MEM) >> read more