The International Academy of Sex Research is a scientific society whose objectives are the promotion of high standards of research and scholarship in the field of sexual behavior by fostering communication among scholars engaged in such research. IASR promotes the dissemination of research through its annual meeting and publication of the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.


The IASR Annual Meeting alternates between North/Central/South American and European/Middle Eastern/Asian locations on an annual basis. The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held July 17-20 in Madrid, Spain.

IASR Annual Meeting

IASR Membership is by election and has three levels: Student, Associate, and Full membership. For more information on becoming a member and the associated responsibilities and benefits, please click below.

Membership Information

IASR members are eligible for a number of awards, including a Student Research Development Award. All of IASR's awards are made possible in large part due to the support received from the Springer Publishing Company.

IASR Awards