IOU Working Groups

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The International Ornithologists’ Union provides platforms for Working Groups that focus on specific topics and are led by experts in their field and specialists.We promote the exchange and communication of expert knowledge at the global level. To view the guidelines for Working Groups, please click here.

Find our expert groups here:

Membership at the IOU


We are looking forward to welcoming you as a new member of the IOU. After registration, we will approve your account on our webpage. First, you will receive an e-mail with (one-time) login data and second, you will have access to our membership plans to purchase. You may choose between five different memberships.

In case you want to apply for e.g. a student membership, please provide the requested document.