• Standard membership

    Available to those who are 

    medical and healthcare practitioners (including such practitioners actively involved in scientific research) who are professionally engaged or involved in the study of headache disorders


    have university or equivalent qualifications in any relevant field including medicine, surgery, psychiatry, medical or biomedical science, psychology, nursing, physical therapy, or pharmacy.

  • Adjunct and Corporate membership

    Available to those who are

    not eligible to become a Standard member, but who are otherwise professionally engaged or interested in headache, including professional lay people working in headache, e.g. patient organisation representatives, headache writers, headache advocacy people, etc., and to people working for pharmaceutical companies in the neurology field.

  • Associate membership

    Available to those who

    fulfil the standard membership eligibility criteria and work in less developed countries as defined by the World Health Organization Hinari initiative.

    Associate membership is free of charge and members enjoy the same benefits as Online-only Adjunct members.

    *Note, Associate Members are not eligible for reduced registration fee to IHS bi-ennial congresses.