Sister Societies and Industry Partners


EASE is proud to be associated with these professional organisations and offer reciprocal member benefits.

If you wish to discuss the opportunity to partner with EASE in this way, please contact the Secretary.

Sister Societies

Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading – CIEP

The Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP), formerly the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP), is a non-profit body promoting excellence in English language editing. It sets and demonstrates editorial standards, and is a community, training hub and support network for editorial professionals – the people who work to make text accurate, clear and fit for purpose.

International Society of Managing and  Technical Editors – ISMTE

The International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) serves a unique niche within the academic, scientific, medical, technical and professional publishing industry — editorial office staff. Through our newsletter, discussion forum, online resources, and meetings, we connect you with others in the profession. We provide networking and training infrastructure, establish best practices, and study and report on editorial office practices.

Mediterranean Editors & Translators – MET

MET is an association of language professionals who work mainly with English text and translation. Members include both in-house and freelance language professionals, individuals and businesses, working with institutions, governments, corporations and NGOs.

Nordic Editors and Translators – NEaT

NEaT was established in 2014 to provide education, professional development and networking for editors and translators working in the English language in the Nordic countries and Baltic states. NEaT holds regular meetings, workshops and fora for training, development, discussion and networking.

Society of English-Native-Speaking Editors – SENSE

SENSE is the society of over 300 English-language professionals in the Netherlands, aimed at encouraging communication between societies and institutions involved in publishing commercial, technical and academic material in the English language. It was founded in 1990 by a small group of native-English editors. Members include translators, copywriters and teachers of English writing skills.

Useful links

Many of the organisations listed here have resources likely to be useful to editors. Please note, EASE is not responsible for the content of any of the websites listed below and the inclusion of links to these sites does not constitute endorsement by EASE of their content, products or services.

These links are checked periodically by EASE; however, if any inaccuracies or broken links are found, please inform the Secretary.

Organisation nameWebsite
American Medical Writers Association
American Society for Indexing
Associazione Italiana Biblioteche
Association of Earth Science Editors
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (accreditation for manuscript editors)
Committee on Publication Ethics
Council of Editors of Learned Journals
Council of Science Editors (formerly Council of Biology Editors)
Dutch Association of Professional Communication
Editors’ Association of Canada/Association canadienne des réviseurs
European Medical Writers Association
Finnish Association of Science Editors and Journalists - Suomen tiedetoimittajain liitto
Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators
International Association of Business Communicators
International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers
International Association of Translation and Intercultural Studies
International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
International Council for Scientific and Technical Information
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications
International Society for Medical Publication Professionals
International Society of Managing & Technical Editors
The Irish Association of Freelance Editors Proofreaders and Indexers (AFEPI).
Mediterranean Editors and Translators
National Union of Journalists (UK)
Nordic Editors and Translators
Publishing Training Centre at Book House (London)
SciDev.Net: News, views and information about science, technology and development
Society of English-Native-Speaking Editors (Netherlands)
Chartered Institute of Editors and Proofreaders, previously Society for Editors and Proofreaders
Society of Indexers
Society for Scholarly Publishing
Society for Technical Communication
Society of Writers, Editors and Translators (Japan)
Society of Young Publishers
University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education (writing and presentation courses)
World Association of Medical Editors
World Conference on Research Integrity
World Federation of Science Journalists