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Become a MSSA member

The Society is open to professional scientists, technicians and technologists, as well as students and members of the trade [microscopy and associated equipment].

To become a MSSA member complete the online form and submit. A confirmation email along with an account statement will be sent to the email address supplied upon receipt of the online form.



Membership entitles you to

  • a reduced fee for conference registration
  • receipt of the informative newsletter (MSSA NEWS) during the year
  • access to discussion groups (MSSA Listserver) and regional meetings

Types of Members


We have four forms of membership to MSSA

  • Ordinary membership is open to all persons interested in any form of microscopy and related topics.  Students not in full-time employment are eligible for a reduced membership fee.
  • Institutional membership is open to all scientific institutions, business firms or other corporate bodies which have an interest in microscopy, such a member nominating up to four representative members.
  • Student membership is open to any currently registered student of any recognised university in Southern Africa
  • Life membership which shall be open, on application, to members in good standing of the Society (at least for the previous 5 years) over the age of 55 years and retired*.

Your status with the society can be confirmed, or checked, by contacting  Mr Alan Hall


Annual membership fees:  ( last updated 23 December 2019 )

Ordinary membership

R 200.00

Institutional membership

R 600.00

Student membership

R 100.00

Life membership (eligibility criteria applies*)

R 300.00 (once off)

A joining fee of  R50.00 is payable by Ordinary and  Institutional members.

Download the MSSA Constitution

MSSA Constitution


Online membership form

Please complete the form as best possible and press send

Contact Us

Tel & Address Info

Tel:  012 841 3643

Fax:  012 841 2227

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research,
1-Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria
Pretoria, 0001, South Africa

Operation Hours:

Monday - Friday 

08h00 - 16h30


Want to join the society? Complete the easy to use online form and enjoy the benefits of being a member of MSSA!

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