Article 1: The name of the Society is Turkish Society of Immunology. Its registered office is in İstanbul and it has no other branches (Revised during the General assembly meeting of the Turkish Society of Immunology convened on May 30, 2004).
Article 2: The purpose of the society is to analyse and discuss scientific problems regarding immunology, to make publishments, to support and evaluate such publishments.
Article 3: To serve these purposes, it shall:
a) organize scientific meetings, conferences, seminars, symposiums and panels.
b) provide postgraduate medical education to its members through organizing courses.
c) publish its studies through its own journal regulated by its own specific regulation or through other scientific journals and books either in Turkish or in various foreign languages.
d) cooperate with other domestic and foreign scientific societies serving similar purposes.
Article 4: The society has no branches.
Article 5: All doctors in medicine, dentists, veterinarians, pharmaceuticists, biologists, chemical engineers and other faculty graduates dealing with immunology having been vested the right to set up an association as per the Law on Associations may become members to the society. (Revised during the General assembly meeting of the Turkish Society of Immunology convened on April 15, 1998.)
Article 6: Members of the Society: The Society has three types of members:
a) Founding members
b) Full members
c) Honorary members
a) Founding members are the members who pioneered the establishment of the Society and provided it with every kind of material and personal support during the establishment and identified in Article 5 of the By-law. These members are full members to Society. Unlike the procedure for other members, they do not have to necessarily be suggested by others or elected to membership by one of the organs of the society. However, they shall bear the qualities stipulated by the relevant Articles of Associations Law no. 1630 as well as the provisions of this By-Law.
b) Full Members are the members who are elected by the decision of executive board upon applying to Society for full membership on the condition of being qualified for membership as stipulated in the Law and this By-Law and agreeing with all the provisions of this By-law (Revised during the General assembly meeting of the Turkish Society of Immunology convened on April 15, 1998).
c) Honorary members are the members who are known to have close relations with the Society, try to serve the purposes of the Society by all means, are elected by the general assembly upon the recommendation of the executive board and, membership of whose is regarded as a gain and honour for the Society. These members do not have a voting right unlike founding and full members. However, they have a say to state their opinions in all meetings of the society and may pay membership fee if they wish.