Overseas links

Transnational organisations

  • CSE: Council of Science Editors
    Fosters networking, education, discussion and exchange and is an authoritative resource on current and emerging issues in the communication of scientific information. Publishes the reference book Scientific Style and Format.

  • EASE: European Association of Science Editors
    Internationally oriented community of individuals from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experience who share an interest in science communication and editing.

  • Institute of Professional Editors Limited (IPEd)
    Professional association for Australian and New Zealand editors. It exists to advance the profession of editing and to support and promote Australian and New Zealand editors.

  • MET: Mediterranean Editors and Translators
    Interdisciplinary association that brings together people in the Mediterranean and southern European area who facilitate international communication in English.

National organisations


  • Canberra Society of Editors
    The Canberra Society of Editors aims to advance the profession of editing, and to serve Canberra-based editors (and anyone interested in editing) through general meetings, training and other activities.



Hong Kong

  • Women in Publishing Society
    Promotes status of women in all areas of publishing, through discussion, training and mutual support. [CO]



  • Proofreaders' Association of Macedonia/Zdruzenie na Lektori na Makedonija, att. Ruzica Pejovic, ul. Nikola Vapcarov 2/1, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). [CO]


South Africa

United States

  • Bay Area Editors' Forum (BAEF)
    Organisation of more than 300 in-house and freelance editors in the San Francisco, California area. The website has a useful explanation of what editors do.

  • Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA)
    National, non-profit, professional organisation of self-employed workers in publishing and communications industries. [CO]