About Us

The ESP Special Interest Group (ESPSIG) is one of IATEFL’s 16 SIGs representing professionals and practitioners of English for Specific Purposes (ESP). 


We have over 250 members from all over the world who regularly attend our workshops, seminars, conferences and webinars.


We publish a bi-annual peer-reviewed journal, Professional and Academic English, and our members contribute to leading ELT journals and periodicals.


We offer scholarships to promote professional development and support greater cooperation and interaction within the global ESP community.

Bendixen Goulani


Benefits of becoming an ESPSIG member include

  • receiving our journal, Professional and Academic English, twice a year in addition to the IATEFL newsletter Voices six times a year,
  • opportunity to have your article(s) published in our journal and conference proceedings,
  • membership of a strong global network of ESP professionals.

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