Journal Sponsorship


EJT is published and funded by a consortium of European natural history institutions (NHIs).

Five NHIs founded the European Journal of Taxonomy:
National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France;
Meise Botanic Garden, Belgium;
Royal Museum for Central Africa,Tervuren, Belgium;
Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom (member 2011-2018);
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium;

A sixth institution was welcomed in the EJT consortium on September 12th, 2011:
Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark;

On May 2nd, 2016, the members of EJT consortium welcomed a seventh institution :
Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, The Netherlands;

On April 24th, 2017, the EJT consortium welcomed two new members:
Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain;
Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid, Spain;

On April 24th, 2018, the consortium unanimously accepted the application of a new member:
Zoologische Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany;

On May 14th, 2019, the EJT consortium welcomed a new member: National Museum of Prague, Czech Republic

The EJT consortium is now enlarged to 10 members representing 7 European countries.

Natural history institutions are welcomed to apply for membership of the EJT consortium if they share the following principles:
- descriptive taxonomic research is essential to safeguard our planet’s biodiversity, and remains one of the core missions of natural history institutions and their staff;
- dissemination of original research, as well as the ability to use and reuse data as freely as possible is the key to innovation and further advancement of science;
- publishing is part of the research process, and natural history institutions should be able to preserve their in-house publishing expertise;
- scholarly publications should be made accessible to all, at no charge

EJT Consortium