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Belgian Society for Microbiology

The Belgian Society for Microbiology (BSM) is a nonprofit association (VZW/ASBL) dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences in the broadest sense. It was founded in 1996 to give all the microbiologists in Belgium a chance to meet and discuss Science in a friendly atmosphere.



Become a member

Membership to BSM is open to anyone with an interest in microbiology. Membership allows you to register for free to the annual meeting and makes you a member of FEMS.


Famous Belgian Microbiologists

Learn more about groundbreaking research from Belgian scientists.


BSM annual conference

The annual BSM conference “Future challenges in Microbiology” was held in the Academy Palace, Brussels, on 11 March 2022. More information can be found here.