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The Society has five (5) membership classes Full member; Apprentice member; Guest member; Honorary member; and Life Members.

Prospective members can request a Membership Application from the Society, from any active member or the administrator. The deadline for submitting a Membership Application is October 1st, for consideration during that year’s enrollment period.

All Membership Applications are reviewed by the Board’s Membership Committee prior to submission to the Board and Members for consideration and to the Active Members for final approval.


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In recent times multiple institutes of Perfumery have become available. Historically, perfumery schools have been closely held in house at most of our prominent industry fragrance houses. With the growing interest and enthusiasm on going in the perfumery field this has begun to branch out into independent schools with accreditation from our industry companies, acknowledgement from government and our organizations.  Below is a list of some of these schools all located currently in Europe.  See additional information below for US based certificate only programs.

Higher education institution in the field of perfume, cosmetics, and flavouring.

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Ecole Supérieure du Parfum, School of creation & management in the perfume industry

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Grasse Institute of Perfumery

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University of Le Havre

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Master FOQUAL (formulation-analysis-quality) option flavouring and perfume

Additionally there are new school curriculums with introduction courses in the the field located in the United States as listed below.

The Creative Fragrance Development Certificate Program

 This is more of an introduction into the fragrance industry and gives an overall insight into the creative process and marketing aspects of fragrance. Good as an exploration into the world of perfumery.

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Advanced Perfumery Certificate

 Pratt Institute’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies proudly collaborates with Cinquième Sens to be the exclusive New York City provider of the Certificate Program in Advanced Perfumery. Additionally, we offer a Fragrance Creation Workshop, a hands-on opportunity to explore the artistic work of perfumers and make your own perfume.

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