Why Becoming a Member?
BAPS Benefits
Supporting Science

BAPS membership gives you the following advantages:

  • Free early bird registration to the Annual Meeting

  • Waving of the Psychologica Belgica open source publishing cost if the first or last author of the article has been a BAPS member for at least one year

  • Eligibility to apply for sponsorship

  • Eligibility to apply for Best Thesis Award (1 or 2 per year)

  • Eligibility to apply for Best Poster Awards (3 per year)

  • Discount on APS membership (see below!)

  • 15% discount on BioScience Writers professional scientific editing services 

See BioScience Writers website.

Other benefits are open to the scientific committee but only exist through the BAPS:

  • Dissemination of seminar information across Belgian universities (free to attend) via the BAPS mailing list

  • Dissemination of job opportunities via the BAPS mailing list

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  • Free access to the open source society journal Psychologica Belgica. See website.


  • Platform to exchange ideas and disseminate information about research in psychological science and its application in Belgium at the annual meetings (including opportunities to showcase research conducted in Belgium and to invite distinguished international researchers).

APS membership

In recognition of our shared goals, APS (Association for Psychological Science) offers complimentary membership for all BAPS members who do not currently belong to APS, and a 50% discount for renewing APS members.


Joining APS for the first time?

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Don't miss this opportunity to experience what membership offers such as personal access to  APS’s six field-leading journals, member-only exclusives including weekly news and research roundups, discounted registration on APS Conventions and connection to a global enterprise of psychological science, research, education and application.