The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an internationally oriented community of individuals from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experience who share an interest in science communication and editing.


  • A quarterly journal, European Science Editing, featuring articles related to science and editing, book and web reviews, regional and country news, and resources.
  • An electronic forum for exchanging shoptalk and ideas
  • A major conference every 2 years, in different countries, with discounted rates for members
  • Seminars and workshops on hot topics
  • Free access to the online version of the Science Editors' Handbook, which covers everything from on-screen editing to office management, peer review, and dealing with the media
  • Free advertising for your courses or services on the EASE website
  • 50% discount on job adverts on the EASE website for you or your employer
  • A 15% discount for subscriptions to the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) journal Medical Writing.
  • Discounts on software packages, such as PerfectIt and MemoQ.
  • An opportunity to share problems and solutions with kindred spirits via an online Forum and various social media groups.
  • List your publications on the EASE website for greater visibility
  • An opportunity to meet people from a range of disciplines
  • An opportunity to share problems and solutions with kindred spirits
  • Networking opportunities and contacts for freelancers
  • The chance to meet colleagues from around the world
  • A unique learning community and supportive environment
  • Leads for jobs, training and employment options

Members of SfEP, SENSE and MET may join EASE at reduced rates.

EASE offers the opportunity to stay abreast of trends in the rapidly changing environment of scientific publishing, whether traditional or electronic. As an EASE member, you can sharpen your editing, writing and thinking skills; broaden your outlook through encounters with people of different backgrounds and experience, or deepen your understanding of significant issues and specific working tools. Finally, in EASE we have fun and enjoy learning from each other while upholding the highest standards.

See further information on joining EASE and sign up today!

Our Members

EASE welcomes members from every corner of the world. They can be found in 50 countries - from Australia to Venezuela by way of China, Russia and many more.

EASE membership cuts across many disciplines and trades. Members work as: commissioning editors, academics, translators, publishers, web and multi-media staff, indexers, graphic designers, statistical editors, science and technical writers, authors' editors, journalists, corporate communicators, technical illustrators, proofreaders and production personnel.