The International Association of Physics Students (IAPS) is a union of physics students represented by national and local committees around the globe. It was established in 1987 and has worked continuously to support friendly relations and collaboration between physics students.

IAPS is a recognised non-governmental organisation run entirely by students from around the world in a spirit of mutual understanding and equality. Furthermore, IAPS hosts the annual International Conference of Physics Students, organizes visits to global research institutions, summer schools, exchange programmes and multinational meetings all over the world.