Jr. Medical Membership

Junior Medical Members are Entitled to:

Listing as Junior Member on the IAC website

Elevation to MIAC (medical membership) upon completion of speciality training if mandatory requirements are met

Mandatory Requirements

Junior Medical Membership is open to physicians in specialty training in anatomic pathology or other fields encompassing
at least two years of training in cytopathology.

Junior Medical Membership can be held for a maximum of 5 years.

You will also need one Member or Fellow of the academy to sponsor your application. If you have problems finding sponsors,
please contact the central office for assistance. Your sponsor may send a brief e-mail to the central office informing us if unable
to sign the form personally.

Applicants of IAC category of Junior Medical Member should be allowed to submit the application form without payment of the application fee . The annual dues (Jan-Dec) of Euro 90 will have to be paid.

How to Apply

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


  • Copies of specialty diplomas
  • Your CV
  • Information on your medical degree, specialist training and publication list of the last 4 years
  • Passport sized photograph (90 x 120 pixels)
  • Sponsorship signatures of two Members or Fellows of the academy
  • Your signature on page 2
  • The annual dues are 90 € (Jan-Dec). No application fee is necessary. Link to payment page
  • Completed application forms can be sent as PDF-Files to centraloffice@cytology-iac.org (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:
(German customs checks can cause delays)

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

What Happens After Your Application

All applications are submitted to the Membership Committee for approval.

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

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