Public Benefit Organisation (ANBI)

Since 2009, the European Society of Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) has been registered as a Public Benefit Organisation (in Dutch, “ANBI”) in The Netherlands. In keeping with this status, the following information must be available at our website:

European Society of Evolutionary Biology
Molenstraat 156
6712 CW Ede
The Netherlands
Tax number 8080.77.223

Objective of ESEB

The objective of the society is to promote the study of organic evolution. The society seeks to achieve this goal by, among other things, publishing the Journal of Evolutionary Biology (JEB), co-publishing the journal Evolution Letters, organizing congresses and scientific meetings, supporting research in the field of organic evolution, and financially supporting activities to promote a scientifically based view of organic evolution in research and education.

Policy Plan

The current and previous policy plans of ESEB are available at

ESEB Board

The members of the ESEB board (=steering committee) and their positions are listed at

Remuneration policy

Board members, council members, editorial board members of the Journal of Evolutionary Biology and Evolution Letters, and other persons affiliated with the society, are reimbursed for their travel expenses to board meetings as outlined in the ESEB bylaws. The Bylaws are available at The office manager of ESEB receives a regular salary.

Annual Activities Report

The annual report of ESEB activities is available at

Financial Statements and ANBI General Standard Form (Standaardformulier publicatieplicht ANBI Algemeen)

The annual financial reports (“Annual accounts”) and the annual ANBI standard form of the society are published at