Important notice for the membership

New policy on the subscription and membership of the Japan Ethological Society (Journal of Ethology) from 2016.

Anyone fall into arrears on the annual membership fee by the end of the fiscal year (i.e. December of the year) will be automatically withdrawn the membership.
(This policy was officially approved by Council of Japan Ethological Society on Dec 17, 2015)

Subscription and Membership information

Anyone living outside Japan may become a member of the Japan Ethological Society. All members are entitled to access the electronic version of the Journal of Ethology.

Membership subscription for the year 2018

  • Regular (including print subscription to the Journal of Ethology) ¥ 7,800
  • Regular (electronic access only) ¥ 5,000
  • Student/Unemployed (including print subscription to the Journal of Ethology) ¥ 5,800
  • Student/Unemployed (electronic access only) ¥ 3,000

Credit card (Visa or Master Card) and bank transfer are both available for the payment. You should add 2,500 yen for the handling fee in case of the bank transfer.

Subscribers should send membership information including membership type (regular or student/unemployed), name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number (if available) to the JES managing office (

If there are other questions, please direct them to the

Ryo Oda
Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan
Tel.: +81-52-735-5112
Fax: +81-52-735-5112
e-mail: office.of.jet(AT)