The Bernoulli Society was founded in 1975 as a Section of the International Statistical Institute (ISI). The Bernoulli Society now has a membership of around 1500 representing nearly 70 countries, a third of those also being members of the ISI who chose the Bernoulli Society as their Section.
The objectives of the Bernoulli Society are the advancement of the sciences of probability (including stochastic processes) and mathematical statistics and of their applications to all those aspects of human endeavour, which are directed towards the increase of natural knowledge and the welfare of mankind.
The European Regional Committee promotes European cooperation in the sciences of mathematical statistics and probability theory, and their applications in accordance with the statutes of the Bernoulli Society. Activities held under the auspices of the European Regional Committee include: the European Meetings of Statisticians, the European Young Statisticians Meetings and the biennial courses Séminaires Européens de Statistiques.