International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

Linking, developing and supporting English Language Teaching professionals worldwide


Membership Benefits


Why join IATEFL?

IATEFL membership gives you access to a worldwide network of English language teachers, plus a host of exclusive benefits:

Reduced conference rates

Up to 25% off on our Annual Conference which attracts over 2,500 international delegates every year plus reduced rates for a wide range of additional ELT events, seminars and conferences around the world. 

Apply to be a presenter

The opportunity to apply to be a speaker at IATEFL conferences, seminars and events

Special Interest Group (SIG) subscriptions

Take up individual membership and join any one of our 16 Special Interest Groups as part of your subscription fee. You will receive newsletters and resources from the SIG to which you have subscribed. You can also sign up for additional groups for a minimal cost.

Reduced rates on IATEFL publications

Purchase our publications for reduced costs plus receive a free copy of our annual Conference Selections publication; a collection of papers presented at the last IATEFL annual conference.

Special offers on periodicals

Reduced rates and discounts on a range of leading ELT publications


Six issues of IATEFL Voices, our bi-monthly magazine – and you can contribute articles too!

Access to scholarships

Nearly 30 Scholarship schemes - many exclusive for members - that offer assistance to attend and present at our main conferences.

IATEFL Webinars

Invitations to take part in the monthly IATEFL Webinars from leading ELT professionals to support your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). For more details and links to previous webinars please click here.

Join today to be part of a community with over 4000 members and 100 Teaching Associations around the world. 

What types of membership are there?

We offer different membership types at different rates. Please download the document below for an overview of the different categories, benefits and costs.

IATEFL types of membership

If you are a teacher in the first five years of your ELT career why not consider taking out an Early Career Teacher (ECT) membership? As an ECT member of IATEFL, we are pleased to offer you two years of membership for the price of one, as a little extra support for you as you embark on your ELT career. Early Career Teacher (ECT) Membership is available for new teachers of EFL (less than five years) who are also new to IATEFL.

How do I join?

Join online today or download a copy of the membership application form and email, fax or post it back to the IATEFL team for processing. 

If you would like to find out more about IATEFL, have any questions or just need a hand completing the membership form, please contact us via email at [email protected] or call +44 (0)1795 591414. 

We look forward to welcoming you soon!





  • Curtin English, Curtin University
  • Defence International Training Centre
  • Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ)
  • Macquarie University English Language Centre
  • UWA Centre for English Language Teaching


  • Competence Center for Business English, FH-Wien der WKW
  • Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt für Wirtschaft und Technik Gm
  • FH Campus Wien
  • FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  • University of Innsbruck
  • Vienna International School


  • English School "ENRIVER"
  • EPAM Systems
  • Streamline Language School


  • Assoc.Cultura Inglesa de Curitiba
  • Colegio Bandeirantes
  • Cultura Inglesa Duque de Caxias
  • Cultura Inglesa Sao Paulo
  • International School
  • International School - Brazil


  • ATC Advanced College of Languages and Training Canada
  • MyTEFL
  • Teach Away


  • Bilibulu English
  • Encourage International English School


  • Gimnasio Moderno


  • Language Centre of Cyprus University of Technology
  • Near East University Preparatory School

Czech Republic

  • British Council Prague
  • Confucius jazykova skola
  • Masaryk University


  • Aarhus Maskinmesterskole
  • The Danish Association of Teachers of English


  • British Council


  • British Council - SSA


  • Language Centre, University of Vaasa
  • University of Turku CeLCS


  • British Council Paris
  • ENAC (Ecole nat aviation civile)
  • International Customer
  • ISSN Portal Access
  • TEFL Toulouse
  • Universite de Strasbourg


  • British Council in Georgia
  • English Teacher's Resource Center


  • Carl Duisberg Centren gemeinnützige GmbH
  • Cornelsen Verlag GmbH
  • Das Sprachenzentrum
  • English Network Communication Institute
  • Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH
  • Fachsprachenzentrum, Leibniz Universität
  • Go Language
  • Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
  • Hueber Verlag GmbH and Co.KG
  • Intercom Language Services GmbH
  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, IEAS, Dept. of Didactics
  • Mondiale Testing
  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Sprachzentrum Süd GmbH
  • Universitätsbibliothek
  • Volkshochschule Region Kassel


  • Express Publishing
  • Hamilton House Publishers
  • LTES Ltd


  • AP Teacher Training Institute
  • Asian College of Teachers
  • BC Examinations And English Services India Pvt. Ltd
  • British Council Schools, English and Skills
  • KA Edu Associates Pvt Ltd


  • ATC Language Schools
  • Atlantic Language Galway
  • Castel Education
  • Centre of English Studies
  • DCU Language Services
  • EC Dublin
  • ELI Schools
  • Nations
  • UCD Applied Language Centre
  • University College Cork


  • Alpha & Beta S.cooperativa
  • British Council Napoli
  • Centro Linguistico - Universita degli Studi di Padova
  • iTEP International
  • The British School FVG-Trieste
  • TJ Taylor Formazione Linguistica


  • British Council Tokyo
  • Jo Mynard

Korea, Republic Of



  • BrainHacks Education
  • British Council Lebanon


  • International Teacher Training Organisation SC
  • The Anglo Mexican Foundation AC
  • Universidad Del Valle De Puebla


  • American Language Center Rabat
  • American Language Center Tangier
  • Mohammed VI polytechnic University Language Lab


  • AMS/ Royal Univ Women
  • Avans University of Applied Sciences / UCL IoE
  • Fontys University Sittard (English Dept)
  • Pontes Scholengroep
  • Radboud University
  • RGO Middelharnis
  • Tilburg University Library
  • Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden
  • UVA Universiteitsbibliotheek SZ


  • Nord University, Faculty of Education and Arts

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

  • British Council Palestinian Territories


  • Early Stage Sp. z o.o. Spółka Komandytowa


  • APPI
  • APPI - The Portuguese Association of Teachers of English


  • Asociatia Eurolingva Oradea

Russian Federation

  • BKC-IH Moscow

Saudi Arabia

  • English Language Institute - King Abdulaziz University
  • Yanbu English Language Institute


  • British Council (Singapore) Limited
  • British Education Centre
  • eEnglish (ITO)
  • Library Asset Management


  • the Bridge

South Africa

  • British Council South Africa
  • Department of Basic Education
  • Department of Basic Education
  • Department of Basic Education


  • 'Madrid Teaching Centre' ('Adults')
  • British Council Addvantage
  • British Council Barcelona
  • British Council Bilbao
  • Cambridge University Press
  • ELTE International School
  • Institucio Cultural del CIC/ CIC Escola d'Idiomes
  • Universidad De Alcala
  • Universitat Jaume I


  • Dept of Language Linnaeus University Sweden


  • Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande
  • Université de Lausanne


  • Cambridge International Education Institute
  • Soochow University


  • Chichester College TESOL Bangkok
  • Chulalongkorn Language Institute
  • SEE TEFL Teacher Training


  • British Council Tunis


  • Bilkent University
  • Bilkent University School of English Language
  • Eastern Mediterranean University
  • ELT Department, Eastern Mediterranean University
  • Istanbul Medipol University
  • Ozyegin University
  • Sabanci University
  • Tobb Ekonomi Ve Teknoloji Universitesi


  • British Council Ukraine
  • English and Education Programmes, British Council Ukraine

United Kingdom

  • Anglia Examination Syndicate Ltd
  • Anglo Continental
  • Anglolang Academy of English
  • Basil Paterson Edinburgh
  • Beet Language Centre
  • Bell Cambridge
  • Bell Educational Services
  • Bellerbys College
  • Birkbeck, University of London
  • Birmingham College
  • Bristol University Centre for English and Foundation Studies
  • British Accreditation Council
  • British Council
  • British Council London
  • British Council London
  • British Council London
  • British Council Manchester
  • British Council Manchester
  • British Study Centres Brighton
  • British Study Centres Oxford
  • British Study Centres York
  • BSC-London Hampstead
  • Cambridge Academy of English
  • Cambridge Assessment English
  • Cambridge Assessment English 1
  • Cambridge Assessment English 2
  • Cambridge Assessment English 3
  • Cambridge Assessment English 4
  • Cambridge Assessment English 5
  • Cambridge Assessment English 6
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Cardiff and Vale College
  • Cardiff University
  • Centre for English Language Education
  • Chaucer College
  • Chichester College
  • Choices International
  • Collins
  • Country Cousins
  • Coventry University
  • Delfin English School London
  • De Montfort University
  • Digital Learning Associates
  • Docetis Ltd
  • Dundee and Angus College
  • EC Brighton
  • EC English
  • EC English Oxford Limited
  • EC London
  • Edge Hill University
  • Edinburgh College
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • EF Bournemouth
  • EF Executive Language Institute Cambridge
  • EF International Language Centres
  • EF International Language Centres, Eastbourne
  • EF International Language Schools
  • EF Language Schools Ltd.
  • EJEF Study Centre
  • ELC Eastbourne (Eastbourne School of English)
  • ELCOS Department, Bangor University
  • ELTC University of Sheffield
  • ELTjam
  • English In Chester
  • English Language Centre Bristol
  • English Language Centre, University of Liverpool
  • English Language Training Services (ELTS)
  • English UK
  • Eurocentres UK
  • Falmer Library
  • Frameworks Education Group Ltd.
  • Garnet Education
  • Gloucestershire College
  • Hilderstone College
  • IATEFL Scholarships
  • IATEFL Scholarships
  • ILS English
  • International House
  • International House Belfast
  • International Study and Language Institute
  • INTO London World Education Centre
  • INTO Manchester
  • INTO University of East Anglia
  • Isca School of English
  • i-to-i TEFL
  • Kaplan International English
  • Kaplan International English Bath
  • Keele University
  • King's College London
  • Kings Brighton
  • Kings London
  • Kingswood Learning and Leisure Ltd
  • Language Testing 123 Ltd
  • Language Vision
  • Learn Welsh North West
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Leeds English Language School
  • LILA Liverpool Ltd
  • Liverpool School of English
  • Living Learning English
  • LM Information - Campus Guipuzkoa .
  • London House School of English
  • London School
  • London School of English Canterbury
  • LSI Brighton
  • LSI Portsmouth
  • Macmillan Education
  • Marcus Evans Linguarama
  • Medland Institute
  • Millfield Enterprises
  • National Geographic Learning
  • NCG Manchester
  • New College Group Liverpool
  • Northumbria University Newcastle
  • Nottingham Language Academy
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Oxford School of English
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson
  • Pearson ELT 2
  • Pearson ELT 3
  • Pearson ELT 4
  • Pilgrims
  • Q A Ltd
  • Queen Mary - University of London
  • REEP
  • Regent's University
  • Regent Cambridge
  • Regent Oxford
  • Saint George International
  • Santillana Global S.L / Richmond
  • Severnvale Academy
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • South Thames College
  • Stafford House Cambridge
  • Stafford House London
  • Stafford House School of English
  • St Clare's Oxford
  • St Giles International Brighton
  • St Giles International Eastbourne
  • St Giles International Highgate
  • St Giles International London Central
  • St Mary's School
  • Studio Cambridge
  • Sussex Centre for Language Studies
  • Teacher Training ELTC - University of Sheffield
  • TEFL Org UK
  • The English Language Centre
  • The English Studio
  • The Hands Up Project
  • The University of Leicester
  • The University of Sheffield International College
  • Trinity College London
  • UCL Centre for Languages & International Education
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bradford Language Centre
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Chichester
  • University of Durham
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Kent
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Surrey
  • University of The Arts London
  • University of West Scotland
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • UWE Bristol
  • VEO
  • Westminster College London
  • Wimbledon School of English
  • Y Ganolfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedlaethol
  • York Associates
  • York St John University

United States

  • Bridge Education Group
  • Caprica Education
  • Educational Testing Service
  • International TEFL Training Institute
  • Laureate Education
  • Paradise TEFL
  • TEFL Educator - TEFL Boot Camp
  • UNI-Prep Institute


  • British Council Uruguay
  • Instituto Dickens


  • British Council Uzbekistan
  • Cambridge Learning Centre Tashkent
  • Uzbekistan Teachers of ESP Integrated Networking Group

Viet Nam

  • British Council Vietnam
  • TDT Creative Language Center
  • Vietedutech Education Technology Development Company