Chapters & Member Societies
The IFCN has no individual members, but consists of national member societies similar to the World Federation of Neurology or the European Federation of Neurological Societies. Most countries have only one member society, but a few have two. Although Europe has the highest density of member societies, Latin America, North America and Asia-Oceania are also well represented. Africa, however, is still undeveloped, since Egypt is currently the only member society.

For clinical neurophysiologists living in countries without a national society for clinical neurophysiology, the International Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ICNS) has been established and is formally a member society of the IFCN.

Since the member societies in different parts of the world may have different expectations and needs, four IFCN chapters have been formed over the last decade to harbor the national societies in greater geographical regions, i.e. Asia-Oceania, Europe- Middle East-Africa, Latin America and North America. Although these chapters have no formal status in the IFCN constitution, they have their own committees and organize chapter meetings usually every four years between the international congresses of clinical neurophysiology. The main task of the chapters is to preserve and to improve the quality of clinical neurophysiology by encouraging and supporting national societies within their region in organizing scientific and educational meetings and courses. The IFCN supports the chapters financially in doing this.

Although the constitution of an organization is not unchangeable, the current structure of the IFCN, with its national member societies as the basis, and the four geographically defined chapters, has proven of great value.

If you would like to contact a particular Society, please email the IFCN Secretariat office at info@ifcn.info.

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    • Austrian Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Belgian Society EMG & Clinical Neurophysiology
    • British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Bulgarian Society for EEG, EMG & Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Clinical Neurophysiology Society of South Africa
    • Croatian Society for EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology, Croatian Medical Association
    • Czech Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Danish Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Klinische Neurophysiologie und Funktionelle Bildgebung
    • Dutch Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (NVKNF)
    • Egyptian Clinical Neurophysiology Society
    • Egyptian Society of Electrodiagnosis Medicine & Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Estonian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Finnish Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Hellenic Clinical Neurophysiology Society
    • Hungarian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • I.P. Pavlov Russian Physiological Society
    • Iranian Neurological Association
    • Iraqi Clinical Neurophysiology Society
    • Irish Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Israeli Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Moroccan Society of Neurophysiology
    • Norwegian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Polish Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Portuguese Association of EEG & Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Romanian Society of Electrodiagnostic Neurophysiology
    • Serbian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Slovenian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Société de Neurophysiologie Clinique de Langue Francaise
    • Société Luxembourgeoise de Neurologie
    • Spanish Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Swedish Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Swiss Society of Clinical Neurophysiology (SSCN)
    • Turkish Society of Clinical Neurophysiology EEG-EMG
    • Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN)
    • Chinese Society of EMG & Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Clinical Neurophysiology Section, Malaysian Society of Neurosciences
    • Clinical Neurophysiology Society of Singapore
    • Hong Kong Neurological Society
    • Indian Academy of Neurology
    • Indonesian Clinical Neurophysiology Society (At Indonesian Neurology Association)
    • Japanese Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Korean Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Philippine Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Subcommittee on Clinical Neurophysiology of the Hong Kong Neurological Society
    • Taiwan Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Thai Society of Clinical Neurophysiology