Cytotechnologist Membership (CMIAC)


Membership in the International Academy of Cytology is open to all CT(IAC)s who successfully pass the comprehensive cytotechnology examination and maintain their certificate by renewing every four years.

CMIACs receive a printed and on-line subscription to the journal ACTA CYTOLOGICA

Have access to the Newsletter of the IAC.

CMIACs are not required to pay a renewal fee for each 4-year period.

After three years of membership, a Cytotechnologist Member may apply for Fellowship if the necessary criteria are fulfilled.

Mandatory Requirements

A list of your publications

Your signature on page 2 (two) of the application form

Sponsorship signatures of two Members or Fellows of the academy

Application fee: €25, first year dues: €80, Total: €105.00
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How to Apply

You can download the PDF-Application Form here. Please complete accordingly and include:


  • Your publications
  • Passport sized photograph (90 x 120 pixels)
  • Sponsorship signatures of two Members or Fellows of the academy
  • Your signature on page 2
  • Completed application forms can be sent as PDF-Files to (It is recommended to use E-Mail due to COVID-19 restrictions for airmail.)

download application form

You can alternatively send us the application via airmail at the following address:

The International Academy of Cytology
Office of the Secretary
Massimo Bongiovanni, FIAC
Wilhelmstraße 24a – Hinterhaus
79098 Freiburg

What Happens After Your Application

All applications are submitted to the Membership Committee for approval.

Completion of the membership process can take up to two to 3 (three) months.

A ballot of new members is then presented to the Executive Council for endorsement 5 to 6 times a year.