Finnish Physical Society is a member of The European Physical Society (EPS). EPS is a non-profit association, founded in 1968 that aims at strengthening the ties among the physicists in Europe and at studying issues of concern to all European countries related physics research, science policy and education. Society has several Committees and Working Groups devoted to work on different areas in physics and consider essential elements such as career development, equal opportunities and European integration. EPS publishes a Europhysics News magazine, monthly e-EPS news letter, scientific journals (European Journal of Physics, EPL letters), and supports high standards in physics publishing in Europe with recognized journals. Other activities of EPS include sponsoring prizes, organizing scientific conferences and participating widely to outreach and educational activities.
There are currently 42 national physical societies and research institutions in Europe included in EPS and the society presents over 100.000 individual physicists. The EPS Council meets every year and a representative from Finnish Physical Society attends to the meeting.
Finnish Physical Society encourages its members to join the EPS.