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 or call +44 (0)1795 591414. 

We look forward to welcoming you soon!





  • American University of Afghanistan


  • 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


  • 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


  • Fujian Shaonianxing Cultural Exchange Co., Ltd.
  • Maystone English Training Center


  • Gimnasio Moderno


  • Final International University / Uluslararası Final Universi
  • Language Centre of Cyprus University of Technology

Czech Republic

  • British Council Prague
  • Masaryk University
  • TEFL Worldwide s.r.o.


  • Aarhus Maskinmesterskole
  • The Danish Association of Teachers of English


  • Universidad Catolica de Cuenca


  • 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


  • British Council in Georgia
  • LTD Alexander Gurtskaya Gymnasium-GG
  • The Centre of Teaching English INT


  • Carl Duisberg Centren gemeinnützige GmbH
  • Das Sprachenzentrum
  • Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH
  • Fachsprachenzentrum, Leibniz Universität
  • Foreign Languages Centre
  • 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
  • telc gGmbH
  • Universitätsbibliothek
  • Volkshochschule Region Kassel


  • Express Publishing
  • Hamilton House Publishers
  • LTES Ltd
  • SPEAK Language School

Hong Kong

  • ClarityEnglish


  • AP Teacher Training Institute
  • Badwal Education Training Services & Travels(REGD.)
  • BC Examinations And English Services India Pvt. Ltd
  • British Council Schools, English and Skills


  • ATC Language Schools
  • Atlantic Language Galway
  • Centre of English Studies
  • DCU Language Services
  • EC Dublin
  • Nations
  • Swan Training Institute
  • TEFL Cambridge Ltd
  • UCD Applied Language Centre
  • University College Cork


  • Alpha & Beta S.cooperativa
  • British Council Milan
  • Centro Linguistico - Universita degli Studi di Padova
  • The British School FVG-Trieste
  • The Language Grid srl PI:07178050964
  • TJ Taylor Formazione Linguistica


  • British Council Tokyo
  • Butsuryo college of Osaka
  • Community of Friendly Filipino English Teachers
  • Kanda University of International Studies

Korea, Republic Of



  • British Council Lebanon


  • Enhance Academy (KL) SDN BHD


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


  • Association ''Continuing Education Center"


  • American Language Center Rabat
  • American Language Center Tangier


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


  • Mazoon College


  • British Council Pakistan

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

  • British Council Palestinian Territories


  • Asociacion Cultural Peruano Britanica


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

Russian Federation

  • BKC-IH Moscow

Saudi Arabia

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


  • British Council (Singapore) Limited
  • British Education Centre
  • International TEFL Organization
  • Library Asset Management


  • Harmony Academy s.r.o.
  • 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
  • EBC Servicios Linguisticos Europe
  • ELTE International School
  • Institucio Cultural del CIC/ CIC Escola d'Idiomes
  • International House Barcelona
  • TEFL Iberia
  • Universidad De Alcala
  • Universitat Jaume I


  • Dept of Language Linnaeus University Sweden


  • Ecole Nouvelle de la Suisse Romande
  • Université de Lausanne


  • Soochow University


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


  • British Council Tunis


  • Cambridge University Press Turkey Satis Destek Ltd. Sti.
  • Eastern Mediterranean University
  • Oxford University Press - Turkey
  • Ozyegin University
  • Sabanci University
  • Tobb Ekonomi Ve Teknoloji Universitesi


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

United Arab Emirates

  • Higher Colleges of Technology Library

United Kingdom

  • Accent International
  • Anglia Examination Syndicate Ltd
  • Anglolang Academy of English
  • Basil Paterson Edinburgh
  • Beet Language Centre
  • Bell Cambridge
  • Bell Educational Services
  • Bellerbys College
  • Bellerbys College London
  • Birkbeck, University of London
  • Birmingham College
  • Birmingham International Academy
  • Bristol University Centre for English and Foundation Studies
  • British Accreditation Council
  • British Study Centres Brighton
  • British Study Centres Oxford
  • Brunel Language Centre
  • BSC Edinburgh
  • 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 Law Studio
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Cardiff and Vale College
  • Cardiff University
  • Centre for English Language Education
  • Charles Watkins
  • Chaucer College Canterbury
  • Chichester College
  • City of Glasgow College
  • Collins
  • Country Cousins
  • Coventry University
  • Delfin English School London
  • Digital Learning Associates
  • Docetis Ltd
  • Dublin Institute of Technology, Library
  • Dundee and Angus College
  • EC Brighton
  • EC Bristol
  • EC London
  • EC Manchester
  • 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
  • Embassy English
  • English In Chester
  • 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
  • Greater Brighton Metropolitan College
  • Hilderstone College
  • IATEFL Scholarships
  • IATEFL Scholarships
  • ILS English
  • Innova Press Limited
  • International House
  • International House Belfast
  • International Study and Language Institute
  • INTO Manchester
  • INTO Newcastle University
  • INTO University of East Anglia
  • Isca School of English
  • Kaplan International English
  • Kaplan International English Bath
  • Keele University
  • King's College London
  • Kings Brighton
  • Kings London
  • Kingswood Learning and Leisure
  • Lake School of English
  • Language Link
  • Language Testing 123 Ltd
  • Learning Resource Network
  • Learn Welsh North West
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Liverpool School of English
  • Living Learning English
  • LM Information - Campus Guipuzkoa .
  • London House School of English
  • London South East Colleges
  • LSI Brighton
  • LSI Portsmouth
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Marijke Anbeek
  • Medland Institute
  • Millfield Enterprises
  • National Geographic Learning
  • NCG Manchester
  • New College Group Liverpool
  • Northumbria University Newcastle
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Oxford International Brighton
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson ELT 2
  • Pearson ELT 3
  • Pearson ELT 4
  • Pilgrims
  • Q A Ltd
  • Queen Mary - University of London
  • Regent's University
  • Regent Cambridge
  • Regent Oxford
  • Richard Language College
  • Richmond
  • Saint George International
  • Severnvale Academy
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Shirley Norton
  • South Thames College
  • Stafford House Cambridge
  • 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
  • Swansea University
  • Teacher Training ELTC - University of Sheffield
  • TEFL Org UK
  • The English Language Centre
  • The English Studio
  • The Hands Up Project
  • The Leeds School of English
  • The University of Leicester
  • The University of Sheffield International College
  • Torquay International School
  • Trinity College London
  • UCL Centre for Languages & International Education
  • University Language Centre
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bradford Language Centre
  • University of Brighton - School of Humanities
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Chichester
  • University of Durham
  • University of East London
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Surrey
  • University of The Arts London
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • UWE Bristol
  • Wibbu
  • Wimbledon School of English
  • Y Ganolfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedlaethol
  • York Associates
  • York St John University

United States

  • Astar Education Institute
  • Educational Testing Service
  • International TEFL Training Institute
  • Laureate Education
  • TEFL Educator - TEFL Boot Camp
  • UNI-Prep Institute


  • British Council Uruguay


  • British Council Uzbekistan

Viet Nam

  • British Council Vietnam
  • Vietedutech Education Technology Development Company