Qualifications: Historians, Physicians, Pharmacists, PhDs in natural or social sciences, humanities, or any relevant higher degree. People who share the value and mission of HOMSEA.

Members are placed on the Society's electronic mailing list and may receive occasional emails; access to the HOMSEA website is open to all.

Becoming a Member

Membership is open to anyone who meets the requirements above. An application for membership may be made simply by sending a short message of interest to Prof. Harold J. Cook, HOMSEA Secretary, at

For support of its meetings, HOMSEA relies on conference fees and external support. Special rates for students and some financial support for attendees from less well-off places within Southeast Asia are usually available.


HOMSEA is not a membership organisation that requires dues.