Year of IUPSYS Membership

MEMBER COUNTRY

Year of initial election

Remarks *

Argentina

1975

 

Australia

1957

Formerly represented by the British Psychological Society

Austria

1996

 

Bahamas

2010

 

Bangladesh

1996

 

Belgium

Botswana

1951

2012

Charter Member

Brazil

1951

Terminated 1996; adhering member dissolved.

Readmitted with new adhering member 2012

Bulgaria

1972

 

Canada

1951

 

Cameroon

2014

 

Chile

1994

 

China

1980

 

Colombia

1969

 

Costa Rica

2018

 

Croatia

1995

 

Cuba

1951

Membership lapsed 1963; reinstated 1966

Cyprus

2012

 

Czech Republic

1996

 

Czechoslovakia

1963

Terminated 1994 after Czechoslovakia dissolved. 

Czech Republic admitted 1996;

Slovakia admitted 1998

Denmark

1951

 

Dominican Republic

1979

 

Egypt

1951

Inactive; reinstated 1986

Estonia

1992

 

Finland

1951

 

France

1951

As of July 2008, adhering member is Le Comité National Français de Psychologie Scientifique (CNFPS)

Ghana

2014

 

Georgia

1997

 

Germany

1951

Federal Republic of Germany (Charter Member, 1951); German Democratic Republic (Member, 1966) merged with the German Psychological Federation, 1992

Greece

1992

 

Grenada

2012

 

Guatemala

2010

 

Hong Kong

1972

 

Hungary

1966

 

India

1966

Adhering member changed to the National Academy of Psychology in 2004

Indonesia

1988

 

Iran

1969

 

Ireland

1974

Withdrew 1988; readmitted 1996

Israel

1951

 

Italy

1951

Charter Member

Japan

1951

Charter Member

Jordan

2004

 

Korea, South

1973

 

Lebanon

2012

 

Lithuania

2000

 

Macao

2014

 

Malaysia

2012

 

Malta

1994

 

Mexico

1966

 

Mongolia

1999

 

Morocco

1996

 

Mozambique

2012

 

Namibia

2008

 

Netherlands

1951

Charter Member

New Zealand

1957

Formerly represented by the British Psychological Society

Nicaragua

1984

 

Nigeria

1988

 

Norway

1951

Charter Member

Pakistan

1987

 

Panama

1976

 

Peru

1999

 

Philippines

1965

 

Poland

1957

 

Portugal

1992

 

Puerto Rico

2018

 

Romania

1966

 

Russia

1996

 

Singapore

1992

 

Slovakia

1998

 

Slovenia

1995

 

South Africa

1962

Readmitted 1996; new adhering body

Spain

1951

Inactive; new adhering member in 2000

Sri Lanka

2012

 

Sudan

2004

 

Sweden

1951

Charter Member

Switzerland

1951

Charter Member

Taiwan

2016

 

Trinidad and Tobago

2012

 

Turkey

1957

 

Uganda

1996

 

Ukraine

1998

 

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

1957

Terminated 1991 after USSR disbanded; Russia admitted in 1996

United Kingdom

1951

Charter Member

United States of America

1951

Charter Member

Uruguay

1951

 

Venezuela

1962

 

Vietnam

1995

 

Yemen

2000

 

Yugoslavia

1954

Terminated 1992 after Yugoslavia disbanded; 

Croatia admitted 1995;

Slovenia admitted 1995

Zambia

2014

 

Zimbabwe

1985

 

* (includes terminations, readmissions, reinstatements, and alterations due to changing geopolitical boundaries)

The term ‘country’ shall be understood to include dominions, protectorates, and nonautonomous territories in which independent scientific activity in psychology has been developed. Federated states shall be considered single countries (IUPsyS Statutes, Article 9, Section II).