COST is an intergovernmental framework consisting in 36 Member Countries and a Cooperating State. This allows researchers from these countries to embark upon networking opportunities by participating in science and technology networks called COST Actions.
COST Member Countries
The 36 COST Member Countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Israel is a Cooperating State. A Cooperating State implies non-voting rights in the COST CSO. However, researchers from COSTs Cooperating State enjoy member rights in COST Action participation.