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2024 International Elections - notice


International elections are held every three years (2021, 2024, 2027, etc.) for the following positions:

Result of Constitutional Referendum 2023

We are very pleased to announce that the seven amendments included in the 2023 Constitutional Referendum have passed, and we would like to thank all 9,371 of you who took the time to vote!

Election of Director - Development


This is the notice and instructions for the special election to fill the position of Director Development.

News Team - more volunteers wanted

Dear Members,

As it says on the application form below, if you’d like to be a part of the News Team, you can choose to be a “regular member” or a “guest contributor”, depending on how involved you’d like to be, or how much time you can spare.

Postcard from Strasbourg

The following article about the 2022 European Mensa Annual Gathering (EMAG) in Strasbourg, France, was written by Mensa France member Emma Broudic.


Call for Applications 2022

Would you like to join the Mensa International team? It’s a great way to develop your skills, gain international voluntary experience, and meet lots of interesting people.

Member Survey: Healthy Social Environments

In November last year, the IBD approved the establishment of a task group to gather data and propose actions that could help reduce harassment and other inappropriate behaviours within Mensa.

Mensa at Cambridge 2022

Mensa at Cambridge 2022 will take place at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, between 15th and 18th September. 

Remembering Dr Abbie Salny

With great sadness, we announce that Dr Abbie Salny, Honorary President Emeritus of Mensa International, former International Supervisory Psychologist, and one of the people whose work and influence over many decades made Mensa what it is today, has passed away at the age of 96

Mensa Taiwan is now a Provisional National Mensa

Congratulations to Mensa Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)! 

We are delighted to announce the wonderful news that our Executive Committee has formally awarded Provisional National Mensa (PNM) status to Mensa Taiwan!

Mensa Mexico has achieved Full National Status

I can report another wonderful achievement: we will extend the IBD table by one chair. After being a Provisional Mensa for quite a long time, Mensa Mexico has achieved Full National Status!

Mensa Peru Joins the Mensa Family.

I am delighted to announce that the Mensa family has a new member. Please welcome and embrace Mensa Peru - a new colour on the colourful palette of our society!

Mensa India now a Provisional National Mensa (PNM).

After many years of being an Emerging Mensa, Mensa India has made considerable progress in several fields, and has become a Provisional Mensa (PNM). Moreover, it is aiming to become a Full Mensa with a well-deserved seat at the IBD table in the near future.

Join our volunteer team!

If you are interested in volunteering for Mensa International, now is your opportunity to apply! Take the chance to become part of a great international team! Thes following positions are up to appointment for a term starting in October 2020* and open to all members worldwide.

Volunteers wanted

Are you a Mensa member who wants to volunteer for Mensa International? Several international officer positions are up for reappointment this year. Read more:    

New Treasurer Elected

2019 Extraordinary Election of International Treasurer

In November, an extraordinary election was held to fill the vacancy in the position of inter