We are the
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.


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BSM annual conference

Each year, BSM holds a symposium, providing a great opportunity for the Belgium-based community of microbiology researchers to meet and interact. There is always an exciting speaker line-up and early career researchers can present their research in a poster or oral presentation.