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Scientific Membership

Students and individual scientists benefit from a wide range of services that have been designed to facilitate IR related research at various stages from experimenting with large scale collections to connecting with professional end-users.

WHY join the IRF?

  • Access to large scale experimentation environment
    The IRF manages a semantic supercomputing infrastructure, large scale data collections and evaluation frameworks

  • Access to industrial network
    The IRF connects to end-users willing to test prototypes, evaluate results or commission research projects

  • Join a network of leading IR scientists
    The IRF promotes academic knowledge transfer

Who has already joined the IRF?

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Student Membership


Student Membership is open to all university level students in the context of non commercial information retrieval research and related subjects. 


Individual Scientific Membership

Individual Scientific Membership is open to those individual scientists who carry out non commercial information retrieval research.