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The International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS), a member of the International Council for Science, is an organization which serves as an umbrella organization for many national and regionally grouped immunological societies. The organization was founded in 1969. The ten founding member societies were the American Association of Immunologists, British Society for Immunology, Canadian Society for Immunology, Dutch Society for Immunology, Gesellschaft fur Immunologie, Israel Immunological Society, Polish Society of Immunology, Scandinavian Society for Immunology, Societe Francaise d’immunologie, and Yugoslav Immunological Society. IUIS had 69 member societies in 2014. The 2013-2016 executive committee of the IUIS is Jorge Kalil, President; Alberto Mantovani, Vice-President; Seppo Meri, Secretary General; Nick King, Treasurer; Stefan Kaufmann, Past President. Every three years the IUIS organizes an international congress, called the International Congress of Immunology (ICI), with one of its national society members. The 2013 ICI was held in Milan, Italy. The next ICI will take place in Melbourne, Australia in 2016. Beijing, China will host the ICI in 2019. Frontiers in Immunology is the IUIS' official journal. The standing committees of the IUIS are Clinical Immunology, Education, Primary Immunodeficiencies, Nomenclature, Quality Assessment and Standardization, Veterinary and Gender Equality and Career Development. Among their activities is classification of primary immunodeficiency diseases.

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There are numerous Immunology Societies worldwide, both national and international. However, International Society on Ultrasonic Diagnostics in Immunology stands out to be one of the most renowned societies both in Europe or worldwide.  Some of These societies are working on specific topics of Immunology. Some of the Immunology Societies in different parts of the world are as follows:

American Immunology Societies : USA is considered to be the hub of research. There are several societies working on different field, out of which almost 60 USA Immunology Societies and associations are present.  These societies and association are located in San Francisco, Virginia, Texas and California.

European Immunology Societies : More than 40 Immunology Societies in Europe are contributing towards immunology research activities through their annual congress, journal and newsletters. Majority of these European Immunology Societies and Associations are located in Nottingham, France, UK and Italy.

Asia-Pacific Immunology Societies :  There are almost 32 Asian Immunology Societies working on human and animal immunology. These associations are situated mostly in Japan, Singapore and China. These societies were established in different time periods by eminent immunologists and scientists working in this field.

Middle East Immunology Societies : In Middle East almost 25 Immunology Associations are present. These societies are organizing annual and biannual  Immunology Annual Conferences in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

 Immunology Societies Conferences : There are almost 156 Immunology Meetings and conferences which are scheduled by these societies for the year 2016 and 2017 in different parts of the globe. These international Immunology Conferences and   Immunology Annual Meetings are intended to bring together all the recent researches, new innovations and findings in a global platform.