Through the society you can stay in contact with fellow zoologists, you will receive information on KNDV events, and you can apply for (financial) support for scientific zoological meetings.

As of October 2011, M.Sc. student members can apply for a travel grant to support travelling abroad to visit a congress or to work in an academic institution.

Application and cancellation

You can apply for KNDV membership by completing this form or via an email to our secretary:

    Prof. Dr. A.T. Groot (
    Faculty of Science
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics
    University of Amsterdam
    P.O. Box 94248
    1090 GE Amsterdam
    The Netherlands

Changes in your membership details can also be sent to the society via the same form.

Your membership is valid once we have received your membership fee, and will remain so until cancellation. You can request to cancel membership via an email to our secretary

Membership fees as of 2012

The annual regular membership fee is € 30. Students (bachelor, master and Ph.D. students) can opt for an introductory membership @ € 20.

Members receive a ca. 50% reduction on a subscription to Bionieuws, the magazine of the Nederlands Instituut voor Biologie (NIBI).

Members can also benefit from a reduced subsciption fee (ca. 60%) and online access to Animal Biology, the society's scientific journal.

Banking details

Bank account: 6234524 (IBAN: NL58INGB0006234524, BIC: INGBNL2A), Re.: Nederlandse Dierkundige Vereniging, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.