Join ResearchGate

Create your ResearchGate Profile today! ResearchGate can connect you with content and researchers that you’ll find valuable to your own work.

What is ResearchGate?

ResearchGate is a social networking site that focuses on connecting researchers throughout the world by giving them access to share publications, ask and answer questions.This guide provides an introduction to ResearchGate and contains information about some of the most useful features to help researchers and professors creating a ResearchGate profile. ‚Äč


How can I create a ResearchGate account?

Step 1: Go to and click on “Join for free”.

Step 2: Click on your type of researcher. (Academic, Corporate, or other)

Step 3: Enter your first name and last name

Step 4: Add your publications by clicking “add publications”.

Step 5: Find your institution

Step 6: Enter your email and password. (sign up with your institutional email address)  

Step 7: Click on “Create Free Account”

Watch: Creating a Researchgate Account

Why you should create a researchgate Profile:

  • Access millions publication on your field
  • Connect with colleagues, peers, and specialists
  • Get answers from specialists to research problems
  • Find the right job or recruit the top talent in science and research