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Years in which National Members were elected to the IUPsyS

(ordered chronologically by year)

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Member country Year of initial
election
Remarks *
Belgium 1951 Charter Member
Brazil 1951 Terminated 1996; adhering member dissolved
Canada 1951  
Cuba 1951 Membership lapsed 1963; reinstated 1966
Denmark 1951  
Egypt 1951 Inactive; reinstated 1986
Finland 1951  
France 1951 As of July 2008, adhering member is Le Comité National Français de Psychologie Scientifique (CNFPS)
Germany 1951 Federal Republic of Germany (Charter Member, 1951); German Democratic Republic (Member, 1966) merged with the German Psychological Federation, 1992
Israel 1951  
Italy 1951 Charter Member
Japan 1951 Charter Member
Netherlands 1951 Charter Member
Norway 1951 Charter Member
Spain 1951 Inactive; new adhering member in 2000 - La Federacíon Española de Asociaciones de Psicología; as of July 2008, adhering member is the Spanish Psychological Association (COP)
Sweden 1951 Charter Member
Switzerland 1951 Charter Member
United Kingdom 1951 Charter Member
United States of America 1951 Charter Member
Uruguay 1951  
Yugoslavia 1954 Terminated 1992 after Yugoslavia disbanded; Croatia admitted 1995; Slovenia admitted 1995
Australia 1957 Formerly represented by the British Psychological Society
New Zealand 1957 Formerly represented by the British Psychological Society
Poland 1957  
Turkey 1957  
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1957 Terminated 1991 after USSR disbanded; Russia admitted in 1996
South Africa 1962 Readmitted 1996; new adhering body
Venezuela 1962  
Czechoslovakia 1963 Terminated 1994 after Czechoslovakia dissolved. Czech Republic admitted 1996; Slovakia admitted 1998
Philippines 1965  
Hungary 1966  
India 1966 Adhering member changed to the National Academy of Psychology in 2004
Mexico 1966  
Romania 1966  
Colombia 1969  
Iran 1969  
Bulgaria 1972  
Hong Kong 1972  
Korea, South 1973  
Ireland 1974 Withdrew 1988; readmitted 1996
Argentina 1975  
Panama 1976  
Dominican Republic 1979  
China 1980  
Nicaragua 1984  
Zimbabwe 1985  
Pakistan 1987  
Indonesia 1988  
Nigeria 1988  
Estonia 1992  
Greece 1992  
Portugal 1992  
Singapore 1992  
Chile 1994  
Malta 1994  
Croatia 1995  
Slovenia 1995  
Vietnam 1995  
Albania 1996  
Austria 1996  
Bangladesh 1996  
Czech Republic 1996  
Morocco 1996  
Russia 1996  
Uganda 1996  
Georgia 1997  
Slovakia 1998  
Ukraine 1998  
Mongolia 1999  
Peru 1999  
Lithuania 2000  
Yemen 2000  
Jordan 2004  
Sudan 2004  
Namibia 2008 Adhering member is the Psychological Association of Namibia (PAN)
* (includes terminations, readmissions, reinstatements, and alterations due to changing geopolitical boundaries)

Last updated September 2008

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