International Bee Research Association

International Bee Research Association

Research Associations

 Groombridge, England, United Kingdom


About International Bee Research Association

Established On : 1949

IBRA promotes the value of bees by providing information on bee science and beekeeping worldwide.

IBRA is internationally recognised as the world’s primary source and foremost provider of information on bees. Its database and information services, including journals, teaching aids and other publications, embrace all bee species whether managed by man for pollination or their products, or truly wild.

It is a registered educational charity established in 1949 for the advancement of bee science and beekeeping. IBRA has one of the largest databases of scientific information on bees and bee related interests in the world. It is funded by sales of publications, through the generosity of our members and supporters, and by donations or legacies.

IBRA produces a range of sources of information about bees for bee scientists, beekeepers and the general public:

Journal of Apicultural Research - our award winning refereed scientific journal

Bee World - our poplar journal that links beekeeping science and practice

Books - covering all aspects of bee science, history, and beekeeping

To join IBRA visit:

•UK Registered Charity No. 209222.
•Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in England and Wales No. 463819.


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Contact Person

Norman Carreck


International Bee Research Association, Hendal House, Hendal Hill, Groombridge, East Sussex, TN3 9NT, UK


England, United Kingdom

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