The IUGB (International Union of Game Biologists)

The IUGB is an international non-profit organisation whose aims are to promote the improvement of knowledge about game biology and any other skill related to wildlife, such as wise use of animal populations and the conservation of their habitats. IUGB is also a platform that allows networking between its Members.


To this purpose, the IUGB :

  • organizes an international congress every two years;
  • promotes the concept of sustainable use of wildlife resources;
  • stimulates research and international technical cooperation in the elaboration of new models of development and management of renewable resources, integrating the objectives of wildlife conservation, wise land use and economic decisions;
  • promotes awareness and appreciation of wildlife values;
  • supports and advances high standards of education and professional performance in the field of wildlife management;
  • contributes to the solidarity amongst its Members;
  • is committed to the protection of wild animals and the conservation of species;
  • exchanges information and encourages other forms of collaboration between this and other associations in allied scientific disciplines.