Why Join

The mission of the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) is to bring researchers from across the world in schizophrenia and other related disorders together to:

  • Exchange the latest advances in research and facilitate the applications and these findings to clinical practice.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration in research.
  • Promote educational programs to effectively disseminate new research findings related to schizophrenia, both in the scientific community and to the lay public.
  • Encourage publication of research.
  • Increase the public understanding of the personal, familial and societal impact of schizophrenia.
  • Support increased research funding for schizophrenia research around the world.
  • Promote the highest scientific and ethical standards in research and its application in clinical psychiatric practice.

Your membership in the Schizophrenia International Research Society affords you:

  • Member discount on submission for npj: Schizophrenia
  • Electronic subscription for Schizophrenia Research
  • Electronic and print subscription for Schizophrenia Bulletin (*please notify the Executive Office if you would like to opt out of the print subscription)
  • Weekly emails with advanced online publications
  • Reduced Registration Fees for Society Sponsored Congresses
  • Committee Membership Opportunities
  • Quarterly Newsletters

Membership in SIRS is limited to those who have a professional interest in research relevant to schizophrenia. Student/Trainee memberships are available for individuals at any level of training. All new applicants must submit a Curriculum Vitae which includes citations for a minimum of two published articles in the field of schizophrenia research. Student applicants must submit a letter from the student’s immediate supervisor verifying his/her student status in a relevant field.


  • Full Membership:  $145.00
  • Student Membership:  $95.00

Click here to apply for membership today!